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Jenning's Park Garden
WSU-Snohomish County Master Gardeners maintain a one-acre Demonstration garden in Jennings Park in Marysville. The garden features both permanent and annual garden beds which showcase a wide variety of ornamentals, flowers, and edible plants. Permanent garden areas encompass many themes including produce beds for the Food Bank, native plants, English cottage, kitchen garden, Great Plant Picks, All-American selections, lime and burgundy, hop scotch area, dwarf conifer, cutting bed, an Alpine garden, heather garden, vertical and stacked beds, meditation, hebe, ferns, heuchera and hostas, succulents and sedums, herb, and new perennials.
Visiting: : The garden is open year-round for self-guided tours. Master Gardeners are often found working in the garden, particularly on Monday and Saturday mornings May through September and can be identified by their Extension name badge. Guided tours may be arranged by calling the WSU Extension Office at 425-338-2400..
Location: Behind the children's play area in Jennings Park at 6915 Armar Road in Marysville.
Directions: Take exit 199 from I-5; drive east 3/4 of a mile on 4th Street; turn left on 47th. Continue 1/2 mile, bearing right at the Y; the park is on the right.
MG Perennial Border
Evergreen Arboretum and Gardens
Master Gardeners designed, planted and continue to maintain the perennial border on the east side immediately after the entrance in the Evergreen Arboretum and Gardens at Legion Memorial Park in Everett. The border emphasizes outstanding plants suitable for the Pacific Northwest's maritime climate that have been selected by the Great Plant Picks program.
Visiting: : The Arboretum is open year-round for self-guided tours. Master Gardeners are sometimes found working in the Perennial Border and can be identified by their Extension name badge. Docent tours of the entire aroboretum and gardens may be arranged by calling the Arboretum at 425-257-8597 and leaving a message for a return call.
Location: The Master Gardener Perennial Border is on the left (east) side immediately after entering the Arobretum at 146 Alverson Blvd in North Everett.
Directions: Take exit 195 from I-5; Go west on Marine View Dr., under Hwy 529, past the Legion Golf Course entrance and take the next left (south) onto Alverson Blvd. Take the next left (east) into the park and then park at the south end of the parking area by the Arboretum entrance..
McCollum Park Garden
Master Gardeners have transformed the grounds around the WSU-Snohomish County Extension office at McCollum Park into a variety of theme and teaching gardens to include a rain garden, a bog garden with carnivorous plants, an apline garden, a fragrance garden and many others.
Visiting: : The garden is open year-round for self-guided tours. Master Gardeners are often found working in the garden and can be identified by their Extension name badge. Guided tours may be arranged by calling the WSU Extension Office at 425-338-2400..
Location: Around the first two buildings at the south end of McCollum Park at 600 128th St SE in South Everett.
Directions: Take exit 186 from I-5; go east on 128th St. about ½ mile; turn right (south) into McCollum Park and drive past the swimming pool to the buildings in the back of the park. The demonstration garden is around the first two buildings.Map to McCollum Park