Christianson's Nursery Received NWFGS 
     "2017 Best Plant Market Overall Award"    

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           March 2017 Garden Notes
A Fascination for Hellebores

Christianson's 11th Annual Winter Festival
Saturday and Sunday, March 4-5

Hellebores: A horticulture royalty.  When most perennials are in slumber, Hellebores are in full bloom and reign from January through April.

Christianson's Nursery is proud to offer our community two of the best Hellebore experts in our Puget Sound area, Katie Miller and Riz Reyes, who give distinctly different presentations about these winter darlings.  At 11:00 am, Katie describes Hellebore characteristics. At 1:00 pm, Riz demonstrates trending ways to use Hellebores in the garden, as cut flowers and in containers.  

Saturday Schedule:

11:00  a.m. Katie Miller

1:00 p.m. Keynote Speaker: Riz Reyes

Reserve your complimentary seat: (360) 466-3821
The Wint er Hellebore Festival Features Seasonal Garden and Culinary Highlights!
  Beach Castle Sweets is a local favorite and a family run operation (inspired by Linda's mother) that offers handmade, artisan chocolate located in Anacortes.  Their chocolates are an indulgent treat for yourself or as a gift.   Proprietress, Linda Lewis from Beach Castle Sweets will sell her chocolates all day in the Conservatory on Saturday 10 am to 5:00 pm.

  March Weekends at the Nursery
Just Got Delicious!  
Christianson's Nursery will host Arbia Wood Fired Pizza every weekend for the month of March, starti ng on Saturday, March 4, the first day of the Winter Festival weekend!   Proprietors, Jimmy and Arianna Carol, serve up Mama and Papa-sized culinary masterpieces in their wood-fired mobile unit.
Saturdays & Sundays  
(weather permitting)  
             11:00 am-3 pm

Rent Mason Bees!
Wednesday, March 29
10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Rent Mason Bees is a western Washington-based company that rents bees to backyard gardeners and orchardists. This year, Christianson's Nursery is an official pick up and drop off location! supplies pollination kits which contain safe, local bees to provide a sustainable and economical solution for gardeners, fruit growers and farmers. When your pollination needs have been met at the end of the season, you simply return the kits to us and they will pick them up and do the post care, cleaning, and storage of the bees for the dormant season (pick-up dates may be found on our website or at 
Rent your kits today!!

To inquire: (360) 466-3821 or 1-800-585-8200. 

2017 Northwest Flower and Garden Show

Christianson's Nursery is honored to receive the "2017 Best Plant Market Overall Award"!  Thanks to all who visited our booth, rode and hosted our buses and a big shout out to our staff who worked diligently to make our booth spectacular!

Weddings at Christianson's Nursery

SAVE YOUR DATE!  Located in the heart of the beautiful Skagit Valley, our historic 1888 Meadow Schoolhouse and lovely rose gardens provide a charming venue for an intimate wedding celebration and reception. 

Wedding dates are beginning to fill our calendar!
To save your date, please call: (360) 466-3821 or

"Collect things you love, that are authentic to you,
and your house becomes your story."
- Erin Flett

Inspired by spring, Primrose presents a new line
of small bird and nature paintings by Seattle Artist,
Cody Blomberg

Take a peek below at Cody's original, mixed media selections. 
All original artwork is wood-mounted and hand crafted.   

antique and vintage gowns, camisoles and accessories, European bridal tiaras and coronets,
French floral fabrics, hemp and linen sheets, garden urns, cloches and tools, seasonal antiques for
decorating and entertaining and gift items from England and France, armoires, cupboards, tables
and chairs and small treasures
Fancy Goods
one-of-a-kind gifts, home decor for everyday, special occasions and holidays, specialty soaps,
lotions and bath products, decorative candles, seasonal paper napkins, hats from practical to
fancy, jewelry, umbrellas, totes and travel bags, fine linens, kitchen towels and aprons, kitchen
accoutrements, books, music and greeting cards

March Specials

March 4-5
Hundreds of our favorite winter-flowering perennial
20 % off (2 days only)

March 3-16
Bare Root 
The best selection of the year: Fruit, flowering and shade trees, berries, lilacs and hydrangeas 20% off already low bare-root prices! 

Classes for Spring!
Our spring calendar has just been posted:  New events, local food vendors and never before offered classes to try!

Take a look here...
"Ask John!"

A New Question and Answer Column

John Christianson, noted Washington-Certified Nurseryman and
Nursery Owner since 1990, has a lot of information to share.
Christianson's Nursery is a family owned plant nursery that many
have come to rely on for inspiration and information.
John loves hearing from his customers and do they love to ask him questions! That's why we started the Ask John! column.   Ask John! is a brand new WEEKLY interview.  Each conversation features an actual question submitted from someone like you!   Have a garden related question?
Email us:

Listen to "The Garden Show", Sunday Mornings with John and Mike                AM 660 KAPS * FM 102.1 KAPS* 10:30 am

  Christianson's Nursery | (360) 466-3821 |Open Daily 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

15806 Best Road Mount Vernon, WA  98273