Home & Garden Calendar for June 1

2011 Panorama flower show: A large selection of door prizes, including container gardens and gift cards, to be won at a drawing. The “Show What They Grow” annual event will run from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, June 11-12, at the Panorama City Chalet apartment courtyard, 1835 Circle Lane S.E., Lacey. Call Mary Russell, 360-438-5686, for more information.

native plant salvation foundation: Classes and workshops: “Meet the Trees of Washington,” 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Saturday, June 11, free. All classes require registration, at which time the location of the class will be given. Call 360-867-2166, or email:, for registration and information.

Container fountain workshop: Learn to successfully assemble an urn fountain in this hands on workshop, 10 a.m. Saturday, June 11, at Plantasia Botanical Gardens, 3938 88th Ave. S.W., Tumwater. Registration is $15 per person, and is required. Call 360-754-4160.

herb class: Taught by master gardener/designer Evonne Peryea, the class is at 6 p.m. Thursday, June 16, at Plantasia Gardens, 3938 88th Ave. S.W., Tumwater. Cost is $15 per person. Call 360-754-4160 to register.

low-maintenance lawn class: Covers lawn installation, lawn care, and renovation for Northwest landscapes, beginning at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, June 25, at Plantasia Botanical Gardens, 3938 88th Ave. S.W., Tumwater. Cost is $15. Call 360-754-4160, to register.


South Sound Fruit Society: Meets at 7 p.m. the first Tuesday of each month, Organic Farmhouse at The Evergreen State College, 2712 Lewis Road, Olympia. For information on upcoming events

Evergreen State Dahlia Association: Meets at 7 p.m. on the third Tuesday of each month, October through June, at Lacey Church of God, 5005 Lacey Blvd. Call John Mackey, 360-956-1614, or log on to: www., for details.

Master Composters: Presents workshops, compost bin sales, and in-depth composting training. Workshops on Green Cone Composting, yard waste composting, and worm bins are offered from June to September at Olympia’s Farmers Market. Call 360-867-2151 or 360-481-4204, or go to www.compostbins. to order compost bins.

Olympia Bonsai Club: Meets at 7 p.m. the second Thursday of each month at the Lacey Community Center, 6729 Pacific Ave. S.E., Lacey. Go to for more information.

Olympia Garden Club: Meets at 10 a.m. the last Thursday of each month at Gull Harbor Lutheran Church, 4610 Boston Harbor Road N.E., Olympia. Call Gail Martinolich, 360-402-7669, or go to www.easysite. com/olympiagardenclub.

Olympia Rose Society: Meets at 7 p.m. on the second Friday of each month February through June and September through November at the Schmidt Mansion, 330 Schmidt Place, Tumwater. E-mail or go to for details.

South Sound Dahlia Society: Meets at 6 p.m. on the fourth Tuesday of each month at the Tyee Grill, 5757 Littlerock Road S.W., Tumwater. Call 360-786-1579.

Respecting the Knowledge: Ethnobotany of Western Washington: Understanding the relationship between plants and people. The exhibit includes photographs of native plants and descriptions of their traditional usage, handmade tools and implements, baskets and a bentwood box. Hours are 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays, State Capital Museum, 211. 21st Ave. S.W., Olympia. Cost is $1-2. 360-753-2580.