Home & Garden

Home&Garden calendar for Week of June 6

TODAY

Community Recycle Day: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., South Sound Speedway, 3720 183rd Ave. S.W., Rochester. Get rid of tires, appliances, electronics and other recyclable items for minimal or no cost. Call 360-357-2491 or go to www.co.thurston.wa.us/wwm.

Gathering at Glenwood Gardens: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 6 and 7. Stroll through a selection displays from Puget Sound area nurseries and garden artists. For details, including a list of participating nurseries, go to www.glenwood-gardens.com/events.html.

The Puget Sound Bonsai Association’s fourth annual auction: 1 to 4 p.m., Pacific Rim Bonsai Collection on the Weyerhaeuser Campus, 33663 Weyerhaeuser Way S., Federal Way. Go to www.psba.us.

TUESDAY

Home Buyer Education Seminar: 10:15 a.m. to 3:15 p.m., Olympia Timberland Regional Library, 313 Eighth Ave. S.E., Olympia. Sponsored by the Washington Homebuyer’s Association. Free. To register, call 253-682-1157.

THURSDAY

Shoreline living Workshop: 6 to 8 p.m., Lacey Community Center, 6729 Pacific Ave. S.E., Lacey. This class will provide landowners with tools and strategies to assess the current conditions of their property’s shoreline stability and learn management techniques to address any areas of concern. A follow-up tour will be help from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. June 13. Pre-registration is required. Call 360-754-3588.

June 13

Japanese Maple Care and Selection: 10 to 11 a.m., Plantasia Nursery & Botanical Gardens, 3938 88th Ave. S.W., Tumwater. Learn how to select the appropriate Japanese Maple variety for your landscape. Free. Go to www.plantasiagardens.com.

“10 Steps to A Water-wise Landscape” class with Mary Jo Buza: 11 a.m., The Barn Nursery, 9510 Old Highway 99 S., Olympia. Free. Registration is advised. Call 360-943-2826.

Home Buyer Education Seminar: 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Lacey Timberland Regional Library, 500 College St. S.E., Lacey. Sponsored by the Washington Homebuyer’s Association. Free. To register, call 253-682-1157.

June 18

“Creating a Pond Paradise” class: 6 to 8 p.m., Lacey Community Center, 6729 Pacific Ave., Lacey. Learn how to install in-ground ponds in your landscape. $15. Registration is required. Call Lacey Parks and Recreation at 360-491-0857.

June 20

“Low-Care Lawns” class: 9:30 to 11 a.m., Plantasia Nursery & Botanical Gardens, 3938 88th Ave. S.W., Tumwater. $15. Registration is required. Call Lacey Parks and Recreation at 360-491-0857.

June 25

Herb gardening class: 6 to 8 p.m., Plantasia Nursery & Botanical Gardens, 3938 88th Ave. S.W., Tumwater. Culinary, medicinal and landscape herbs will be discussed. $15. Registration is required. Call Lacey Parks and Recreation at 360-491-0857.

June 27

Creating a Rock Garden: 10 to 11 a.m., Plantasia Nursery & Botanical Gardens, 3938 88th Ave. S.W., Tumwater. Go to www.plantasiagardens.com.

Gig Harbor Garden Tour: June 27 and 28. This annual two-day event features private gardens and lectures. Seven private homes will be featured with garden themes including perennial, waterfront, historic and farm gardens. For more information, go to www.gigharborgardentour.com.

Ongoing

South Sound Fruit Society meetings: 7 p.m. the first Tuesday of each month, Organic Farmhouse at The Evergreen State College, 2712 Lewis Road, Olympia. Open to the public. For information on upcoming events, call 360-480-5383 or go to www.wcfs.org.

Interior Painting workshop: 10 to 11 a.m. Saturdays in June at The Home Depot. This workshop will show you interior painting techniques and how to protect those places you don’t want to paint. Free. For more information, call 800-430-3376 or go to www.homedepotclinics.com.

Installing Laminate Flooring: 11 a.m. to noon Saturdays in June at The Home Depot. Learn how to plan and install laminate flooring that fits your style and budget. Free. For more information, call 800-430-3376 or go to www.homedepotclinics.com.

Deck Installation, Maintenance & Repair: 1 to 2 p.m. Saturdays in June at The Home Depot. Free. For more information, call 800-430-3376 or go to www.homedepotclinics.com.

Installing Ceiling Fans: 1 to 2 p.m. Sundays in June at The Home Depot. Free. For more information, call 800-430-3376 or go to www.homedepotclinics.com.

Easy Window Projects — Repairing Screens and Installing Window Film: 2 to 3 p.m. Sundays in June at The Home Depot. Free. For more information, call 800-430-3376 or go to www.homedepotclinics.com.

To have your South Sound home or garden event included in this calendar, send an e-mail with all the details to mimcneil@theolympian.com at least two weeks before the event.

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