An Inspirational Experience

Adult Classes

Learn in the Garden

Lakewold Gardens is pleased to bring you our 2018 “Learn in the Garden” lecture series, brought to you by the LT Murray Foundation. As a key element in our mission, this program is designed to help educate, train and involve our local community members. This year we are excited to provide six opportunities to increase your gardening knowledge and skills. Each class is approximately an hour and is taught by an expert in their field.

Classes start at 10am unless otherwise noted.

Register early as class size is limited!

A suggested donation of $10 is appreciated to help cover expenses.

alpineSaturday, March 17, 2018 Pruning Mature Rhodies

Steve Hootman, Executive Director and Curator of the Rhododendron Species Foundation, will teach us the best way to approach a mature rhododentron with secateurs and saw in hand to unveil the best these plants have to offer. Click here to register.

soilThursday, April 19, 2018 Planning Your Home Orchard... CANCELLED!!

...And other basic questions of life for the amateur fruit grower. Sam Benowitz returns to Lakewold Gardens for the second year with knowledge of the best varieties for our region. Click here to register.


berriesThursday, June 14, 2018 Growing Fuchsias

Donna Fellows comes to us from the WSU Pierce County Master Gardener Program and has been growing these plants for many years. She will be sharing her tricks for keeping these colorful jewels in our gardens. Click here to register.


fernSaturday, August 11, 2018 Caring for Japanese Maples

Elsa Kush is a professional pruner of Japanese Maples. Come learn how to make your maples worthy of a garden magazine.
Click here to register.


Purple RhodySaturday, September 29, 2018, Mature Tree Maintenance.

Join Zeb, ISA Board Certified Master Arborist, as he discusses the best way to care for mature trees. Click here to register.

Saturday, October 13, 2018 Orchard Mason Bees

Join Jim Ullrich, president of Knox Cellars Mason Bees and former owner of Wild Birds Unlimited, and learn how to develop a backyard sanctuary for our bees and birds.
Click here to register.

For more information and to download a mail in registration form, click here

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Lakewold Gardens
12317 Gravelly Lk Dr SW
Lakewood, WA 98499
Fax 253.584.3021
Mailing Address:
Post Office Box 39780
Lakewood, WA 98496