Seminars by Category

Every year the show produces over 100 seminars. So how do you choose which ones to see? We can help with that.

We’ve divided our seminars into 9 categories to help you hone in on the topics you need. If you’re a die-hard plant geek, check out Get Growing for plant-centric topics. Stuck with a design dilemma or challenged by a small garden? Peruse the seminars in Solving Design Challenges with Style.”

Do you live in an apartment or condo? Check out Interior Plant Design for all new seminars on the beauty, benefits and care of houseplants! Plus you can harvest bushels of tips on edible gardening in our Fresh Pickedseminars.

We’ve got Sharing the Earthfor attracting pollinators and wildlife; It Starts with Soilfor the latest in soil science and permaculture;Get Craftyseminars show how to create garden and home décor; and See It, Learn It, Do Itseminars will help you polish your gardening skills.

And there’s a category just for “One-of-a-Kind” seminars where you'll be an armchair tourist to famous gardens around the world, and also catch a sneak preview at the gardens planned for Seattle's new Waterfront Park. And of course, there's Ciscoe's new "Garden Jeopardy Game Show." If it has to do with Ciscoe, it's always "one-of-a-kind!"

There’s one thing every seminar has in common: they are all FREE with your ticket! See one or see them all!

HOW DO I GET TO THE SEMINARS?

Cross the SkyBridge into the North Hall. Take a right and follow the signs to the Conference Center. Go down the escalator/elevator one level. The Rainier Room, Hood Room, DIY Stage and University Book Store Book Signing Station are all conveniently located together in the spacious, comfortable Conference Center.