GARDENING CALENDAR

Gardening experts at IKEA: April 19. 10 a.m.-noon, Ed Hume; 2 p.m. Ciscoe Morris. Both will sign books and answer gardening questions. Cost: Free. IKEA, 601 S.W. 41st St., Renton. www.ikea-usa.com/Seattle.

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Gardening experts at IKEA: April 19. 10 a.m.-noon, Ed Hume; 2 p.m. Ciscoe Morris. Both will sign books and answer gardening questions. Cost: Free. IKEA, 601 S.W. 41st St., Renton. www.ikea-usa.com/Seattle.

2008 Spring Garden Fair: 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. April 26. Features seminars by master gardeners — including Ciscoe Morris and Marianne Binetti — grasscycling demonstrations, information booths, vendors and plant sale. Admission: Free. Redmond City Hall, 15670 N.E. 85th St. 425-487-4102 or www.springgardenfair.com.

Plant Sales

Puget Sound Dahlia Association Dahlia Sale: Various dates through April 19. Sale features more than 15,000 locally-grown tubers. Hours: 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Fridays and 9 a.m. -4 p.m. Saturdays. Dates and locations: April 12 at Cross of Christ Lutheran Church, 411 156th Ave. N.E., Bellevue; April 19 at Kent Memorial Park, 850 N. Central Ave., Kent. 425-836-4487 or www.pugetsounddahlias.org.

Sno-King Fuchsia Society’s annual Fuchsia Sale: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. April 19; 11 a.m.-4 p.m. April 20. Country Village, 23718 Seventh Ave. S.E., Bothell. 425-483-2250 or www.countryvillagebothell.com.

Snohomish Garden Club Plant Sale: 9 a.m.-noon April 19. Features flowers, trees and shrubs for sale, plus raffle. Proceeds go toward college scholarships for horticultural studies. 7301 Rivershore Road, Snohomish. 425-334-3881 or dorothyfuhrman@hotmail.com.

Gardens

Covington Water District WaterWise Demonstration Garden: Visit during daylight hours; pick up a plant list and garden map for a self-guided tour. Discover beautiful low-water-use plants and methods to reduce summer irrigation needs. 18631 S.E. 300th Place, Covington. 253-631-0565, ext. 170, or www.covingtonwater.com.

Pacific Rim Bonsai Collection: Free guided tours at noon Sundays. Hours: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday-Wednesday. Admission: $2.50-$3.50. Rhododendron Species Garden, Weyerhaeuser Corporate Headquarters, 33663 Weyerhaeuser Way S., Federal Way. 253-661-9377 or www.rhodygarden.org.

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