Here’s what has us excited this month …
Native Plant sale at Seward Park Audubon Center May 4th and 5th Have you always wanted to forage for wild edibles in your own back yard? Lady ferns, evergreen huckleberries, wild mountain sorrel, salal, and Oregon grape can be yours. Not only are these plants easy to care for, they are bird and pollinator-friendly.
Kubota Garden annual spring plant sale May 4th 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. If you admire the beauty of Japanese gardens then don’t miss this popular sale! Choose from azaleas, Rhododendrons, perennials, grasses, deciduous and evergreen shrubs and trees, Japanese Maples, and dwarf conifers. Bonus: this year includes unique house plants to bring the green indoors.
The Food Art Collection Sunday afternoons through May, don’t miss the beauty of Going Dutch, celebrating the tulipieres of the Netherlands at this unique gallery is located in a Capitol Hill apartment.
Bonsai Fest at the Pacific Bonsai Museum May 11th and 12th, learn about the art of bonsai, marvel at the azaleas in bloom, go on a trail walk, write a poem, enjoy a glass of wine and more.
Bicycle Sundays start Mother’s Day May 12th! Cruise Lake Washington boulevard and picnic on the shore without car traffic….dates through mid-September.
Looking for unique gifts for the home or entertaining? Take a field trip to Hillman City and Orcas Paley. This sliver of a shop has beauty and wonder in abundance. While you’re there, grab lunch or coffee at Amy’s Merkato for phenomenal Ethiopian food, coffee and spices.
Enjoy the sunshine, hope to see you along the way!