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Sue Goetz, based in Washington state and owner of Creative Gardener, shares her passion for gardening.  Her motto ...."inspiring gardeners to create" defines all of her talks. Hands-on, how to's or simply for creative inspiration, her down to earth approach is shared 
with audiences all over the country. 
Trained in horticulture and design, Sue's  topics are presented with the 
factual, trusted knowledge of a gardener. 
Past  engagements, seminars & clients include:


Sample of  Presentations

Herbs and Flowers
A Taste For Herbs
Herbal Lotions, Scrubs and Skin Care from the Garden
The Herb Lover’s Garden *
Potted Herb Gardens*
An Edible Garden Lifestyle*
Edible Flowers
Scented Geraniums
In Love with Lavender*  
Cutting Gardens also titled as “The Art of Garden Floristry”*
From Seed to Bouquet*

Garden Design
The Herbal Landscape*
In Search of Useful Spaces
No Fear Garden Design*
DIY Garden Makeovers*
Fix My Yard! * Also titled Design dilemmas Fixed!*
Color Play in the Garden *
Garden Borders from Dull to Drama*
Water Wisdom in the Garden*
Fool-Proof Perennials*  
Paint by Number Perennials
Perennials Contained!
Landscaping for Winter Color and Beauty*
Fall Fashion for Container Gardens*

Stylizing and Creativity
Art in the Garden*
Living Topiary*
Tied up in Knots
Sensibility, Creating  a Garden for the Senses

Workshop Series

Make-it, Take-it:
Smoked Herb Salt Workshop:
Let’s talk salt. What are the best kinds for culinary use and how to mix and mingle them with herbs. Attendees will make a signature smoked salt blend to take home.

Make-it, Take-it: Signature Herb Blend Workshop:
 Create dry seasoning mixes from a selection of herbs. We’ll talk about what herbs combine well together plus added ingredients like garlic and lemon to finish personalized flavorful blends. Attendees will make a blend to take home. 

Make it, Take it: Flavorful Herbal Teas:
Choose from a mix of dried herbs to create custom tea blends, plus how to steep the perfect herb infusion. Instruction on how to make your own tea bags included. Attendees will make a blend to take home. 

 Sea Salt Scrubs: 
Healing , cleansing nourishing, learn all about salt scrubs and how to use them. Attendees will make a rich healing scrub blend from dried herbs. 

Make-it, Take it: Head to Toe 
Nurture skin from head to toe with these recipes. Attendees will make a cornmeal facial scrub and Peppermint foot soak to take home. 


Email for more information and full topic listing
For more information, fees and scheduling please contact
Sue by email
or by phone 253-265-2209
or by postal mail P.O. Box 2404 Gig Harbor, WA. 98335
all website contents copyright by Susan Goetz
This page was last updated: March 2, 2019
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