Events & Programs

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Annual Garden Tour

Experience six beautiful gardens on North Whidbey island during our Annual Garden Tour held each summer. We enjoy educating our community on the many ideas possible for their gardens as well as seeing beautiful places in the area.

Monthly Programs at Garden Club Meetings

On the second Tuesday of each month the Garden Club gathers to discuss local city gardening projects, floral design ideas, what's growing in our gardens, plus enjoys an educational session. 


September— Sowing Biodiversity: Farming and Gardening for Pollinator Conservation,  Eric Lee-Mäder, Pollinator Conservation Program Co-Director at the Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation  


October—Edible Mushrooms of the PNW, Daniel Winkler, author of many field guides about edible mushrooms 


November—Holiday Door Swags. Join Shamay Andrich, a private floral designer and owner of “Flowers by Shamay”, in this hands-on class creating decorative Holiday Door Swags.


December – no program 


January— ( Meeting cancelled due to weather) Color for the Winter Garden, John Christianson of Christianson's Nursery in Skagit Valley 


February— Gardening the Lazy Way: Install Drip Irrigation and Bring out the Hammock, Harvey Brenneise will demonstrate with a short slide show, plus a hands-on demonstration, the equipment needed to install such a system. 


March— Owls Are Different in a Strange and Marvelous Way, Ruth Scrivner, is an 

active in the Whidbey Island Audubon Society.  


April – Planting the Perfect Pot! Learn all about Container Gardening


May – The Uncanny Things About Trees, Sean Tait of Arbor Life, graduate of Western Washington University in Geography/ Natural Resources.   


June – no program


July – August -no meeting

Meeting's Agenda

Business Meeting – 9-10 AM

Design Show – 10-10:20 AM

Horticulture Show, Seasonal Exhibits - 10:20-10:40 AM

Break – 10:40 – 11 AM

Program – 11 AM-Noon Adjournment


Meeting Location

First United Methodist Church 

1050 S.E. Ireland Street Oak Harbor


Holiday Wreaths Sales

The first week of December is when the Club gets busy making wreaths which turns proceeds from this annual fundraiser into projects that help beautify the city's grounds.