Skagit County Master Gardener Foundation

Cultivating plants, people and communities since 1977

Thanks for coming to the 2022 Plant Fair! The WSU Skagit County Master Gardeners hope you had a great time.  See you in 2023....

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Master Gardener Short Classes

9:30 AM – Planning your Fall Garden – Valerie Rose
10:00 AM – Tool Sharpening – Don Ham
10:30 AM – Success with Hardy Succulents – Dixie Mitchell
11:00 AM – Pollinators – Alix Foster
11:30 AM – Love Those Bugs/Beneficial Insects – Virgene Link-New
12:00 PM – Tomatoes & Garlic – Judy Callahan
12:30 PM – Pruning – Claudia Wells
1:00 PM – Planting your new Plant Purchase – Diana Wisen
1:30 PM – SLIME NO MORE!! Controlling Slugs & Snails – Diana Wisen

Check them out in the Pavilion building at the north end of the fairgrounds.

Some of the highest quality garden plants for sale.  These are locally-grown and chosen for success in our Skagit Valley environment. Free admission and parking. Free short garden classes all day. Food.

Plants include herbs, shrubs, trees, veggies, native plants, grasses, annuals, perennials, plants to attract pollinators (bees, hummingbirds, butterflies) and, of course: our annual Plant Fair is famous for the quality and variety of tomato plants … more than 40 varieties – including slicers, salad tomatoes, cherry, and plum types, many of which are heirloom. This year’s Plant Fair covers the entire fairgrounds with one whole building just for tomatoes.  More room between plant tables for wheel chairs and carts.

For 45 years our Master Gardeners have been helping this community with its gardening needs – providing answers to plant production and plant problem questions.

In 2019, the last time Skagit Master Gardeners were at the fairgrounds, the Plant Fair broke all previous attendance records with 2,669 visitors. Customers started lining up before 7am. By 9am 1,029 customers had come through the gates. Then, 1,550 by 10 am, 2,000 by 11 am, 2,375 by noon, with 2,669 total attendance at close of the fair. All 3,000 tomato plants were sold by 11am – within 3 hours!

Fairgrounds Map

 

2022 Vendor List

NAMEBOOTHINFORMATIONTYPE
Avalon Apiary36beeswax candlesVendor
Bats Northwest8info on bats of the northwestEducational
Blackburn Gardens14flower & veggie starts, fresh flowersVendor
Celestial Dream Gardens37perennials & small shrubsVendor
Clark's Woodshoppe22wood crafts & small furnitureVendor
Colibri Magazine35free copies of new garden magazineVendor
Courting Frogs28carnivorous plants, succulentsVendor
Designs by Dale12glass jewelry, yard art, bowlsVendor
Dry Dock Goods30desert species, handmade ceramicsVendor
Farm Yarn2recycled fabric, garden craft twineVendor
Freeborn Metal Art33home & garden metal artVendor
Gold Buckle Espresso5food & drinksFood
Good Eats & Sweet Treats6artisan cookies (traditional + gluten free)Food
Hara Metals1metal plant stands, garden décor Vendor
I've Got an Etch27handcrafted gifts for yard & homeVendor
Irene Jewelry13natural crystals, gemstone jewelryVendor
Killian Korn24prepacked popcornFood
Kona Ice4gourmet shaved iceFood
Lichenology31wood & lichen jewelryVendor
Mad Mosaics23garden art & windowsVendor
MG Garden ClassesPavilionshort talks on gardening, plant, weed infoEducational
MG Info / Garden Implements / Books / Lost & FoundSouth Entranceinfo on Master Gardener programs
gently used books and garden implements
Educational
MG Plant ClinicBldg F Southhome gardening adviceEducational
MG Tool Sharpening Demo19how to sharpen your garden toolsEducational
Mimi's Market16medicinal, culinary herbs, flowersVendor
Namaste Gardens29perennials, shrubs, succulents, nativesVendor
PSE20products & info on energy conservationEducational
Sedro-Woolley Farmers Market21veggie starts, misc. productsVendor
Shady Pond Tree Farm32Japanese maples, ornamentals, plants & treesVendor
Sunseed Farm15vegetable, herb, flower startsVendor
Tech Change Makers34tech education boothEducational
True Garden26fresh flower bouquetsVendor
Tuxedo Garden17-18azaleas, rhododendrons, lilacsVendor
Uncommon Objects3garden tiles & clay creaturesVendor
Upcycle Woman25upcycled handmade yard artVendor
Valley View Farm Stand11dahlia tubersVendor
Weed Board9info on noxious weed controlEducational

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