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Upcoming Classes & Events
January 13, 2016 10 am
Kitsap Regional Library KINGSTON
The Herb Lover’s Garden
Grow healing and aromatic herbs to create hand blended spa products.
Join author Sue Goetz for a fun informative talk about growing healing, aromatic herbs and using them in hand blended spa treatments. Make fresh herbal potions from the garden, including bathing blends, sensual sugar scrubs, powders, fragrant mists and more. Get to know the nurturing attributes of herbs, how to grow them, and information on other ingredients used in herbal care recipes. Based on the book, The Herb Lover’s Spa Book

January 21st, 2016 2 pm
Kitsap Regional Library PORT ORCHARD
The Herb Lover’s Garden

January 28th, 2106 1pm
2016 Tacoma Home and Garden Show
Fix My Yard
Fun garden design tips and stylizing for the real world. Beautiful magazine photos of garden inspire, but how do we get there in our own space? Don’t just settle for a simple landscape; plant a garden with texture, dimension, and longevity. Get started with practical, easy tips, ideas, shortcuts and advice on simple fixes you can do to make-over the garden. Learn shortcuts to adding design by using photographs and insider tips from an award winning garden designer. 

January 29th, 2016 1 pm
2016 Tacoma Home and Garden Show
The Herbal Landscape
Low maintenance, water misers, pollinator attraction, big bloomers and fantastic foliage. Get to know the best herbs to use in your landscape including ones that add architecture and color for all seasons; plus ways to mingle and combine herbs beautifully with other ornamental landscape plants.

January 30, 2016 1 pm
2016 Tacoma Home and Garden Show
No Fear Garden Design
A beginners guide and creative approach to designing a garden. Practical tips to get the process going successfully. Don’t just create a landscape; plant a garden with texture, dimension and longevity.Easy ideas to incorporate the practical aspects. Create the garden you have always dreamed of.

January 31, 2016 1 pm
2016 Tacoma Home and Garden Show
The Herb Lovers Garden
Go herbal!  Find out the best oregano variety for cut flowers. How about fennel for attracting butterflies or parsley as a flower border?  Landscaping, fragrance, healing, edible flowers, seasoning and cut flower abundance, come discover something new and useful about the herbs in your garden.

February 1, 2016 6 pm
Kitsap Regional Library SILVERDALE
The Herb Lover’s Garden
Grow healing and aromatic herbs to create hand blended spa products.
Join author Sue Goetz for a fun informative talk about growing healing, aromatic herbs and using them in hand blended spa treatments. Make fresh herbal potions from the garden, including bathing blends, sensual sugar scrubs, powders, fragrant mists and more. Get to know the nurturing attributes of herbs, how to grow them, and information on other ingredients used in herbal care recipes. Based on the book, The Herb Lover’s Spa Book

February 6th, 2016 3 pm
Kitsap Regional Library POULSBO
The Herb Lover’s Garden

February 18th, 2016 5:45pm
2016 Northwest Flower and Garden Show
In Search of Useful Spaces
Design and create gardens to grow plants that give back. Flavors, fragrance, edibles, cutting gardens, and more.  Find the balance of size, space, “come and go” plants, harvesting, longevity and how it all works with the permanence of landscaping.  Growing hints, landscape design ideas for container gardens, potagers, raised planting beds and easy layouts for edible gardens.

February 21, 2016 11:15
2016 Northwest Flower and Garden Show
The Herbal Landscape
Low maintenance, water misers, pollinator attraction, big bloomers and fantastic foliage. Get to know the best herbs to use in your landscape including ones that add architecture and color for all seasons; plus ways to mingle and combine herbs beautifully with other ornamental landscape plants.

February 27th, 2016
Idaho Botanical Garden Boise, Idaho
Symposium “Rethinking Idaho Landscapes”
The Herbal Landscape
Top ten (and a few bonus ones) herbs with diversity!  Get to know favorite multi-purpose uses of herbs including bee attraction, edible flowers, healing, seasoning, container gardens, and aromatherapy. Start with their beauty in the landscape with growing tips and landscape design ideas. Then discover ways to use them. From flavor to medicine, culinary treats, body care products, household remedies and much more.

More speaking dates coming soon, check back!
This page was last updated: January 21, 2016
Sue Goetz, award winning garden designer and owner of Creative Gardener has public appearances and workshops for numerous garden clubs and events all year. Join us!

If you are interested in having Sue speak at your event please go to the speaking link for more information.
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