email@example.com (this is my booking and business email, for garden questions please go to www.plantersplace.com and I will answer your garden question within 48 hours - unless I am traveling)
the Compleat Home Gardener
or MARIANNE BINETTI
is a northwest horticultural expert: Marianne has a degree in horticulture from Washington State University and writes a syndicated gardening column that runs in over a dozen newspapers each week including the The Tacoma News Tribune (Sundays) and The Daily Olympian (Saturdays). She has also written or co-written 10 gardening books including "Easy Answers for Great Gardens" and her latest book "Edible Gardening for Washington and Oregon" She lectures and gives seminars on a variety of topics, has appeared on HGTV and hosts radio and TV programs. Marianne leads garden tours around the world with her husband Joe. She lives with her family in Enumclaw, near Seattle, Washington.
Sign up now for future trips:
Islands of New England May 9-16 2024 with optional 2-night Boston Post Tour Extension
Please refer to booking #1195566 if you phone Collette travel at 800-581-8942 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and I will email you a trip brochure with all the details. Highlights of this trip include Cape Cod, Nantucket, Hyannis, lobster trap pulls, beach hotel and Marthas's Vineyard.
Venice and Croatian Islands Tour Sept 16 - 28 2024 booking #1130968 email me for brochure at email@example.com highlights include 7-Night Adriatic Cruise, farm to table dinners, wine and olive oil regions, small ship luxury with just our group, Sibenick, Krk, Rab, Sadar and other small ports with Venice, Murano Island and beach resort. (This trip is full but you can get on waiting list)
Greek Island Hopper: September 2025
Email for more info, price and details being worked out but we will visit the three main islands plus tiny islands for cultural experiences with 3 nights on each island.
Want to learn more about gardening with me?
Talks and Seminars
Sept 6, 7pm Trilogy Garden Club topic is "The Changing Garden and Changing Gardener: How to adapt to climate change and the mature gardener"
Sept 9, 11am Molbaks, Woodinville "Fall Flower Feud" watch experts compete for best container design in a reality show format. Free and prizes for the audience. No registration just show up at the nursery. www.molbaks.com
Sept 14 6:30 to 8:00pm Thurston County Master Gardeners Fund Raiser. webinar $35 registration for Fall Fund Raiser. Each registration qualifies you for prizes, including tour of Binetti garden. Visit mgftc.org to learn more. Topic is: Garden Opera - Dramatic Ideas that will turn your garden into a Symphony of Bloom."
Oct 5, Noon Ballard Garden Club event
Oct 7, Walrath Landscape Supply, Gig Harbor "Fall Favorite Plants and Tips" Free www.walrath.com
Oct 14, 10am Squawk Mt. Nursery in Issaquah "Celebrate Autumn: Ideas for pots and planting" Squawk Mt Nursery.com sponsored by Water Saving Partnership
Oct 24, 7pm Zoom talk "Binetti's Best Plants for Lazy Gardeners and mistakes to avoid" Free Savvy Gardener Series
GOT GARDENING QUESTIONS ????
Go to www.plantersplace.com and click onto "Ask the Expert" There is no charge and it is easy to register and see all the other questions that have been answered. Or you can write to me at Ask Marianne, P.O. Box 872, Enumclaw, WA 98022
Need an entertaining speaker for your group? Contact Marianne Binetti about topics, dates and rates by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 360-825-6186
SOME PICS OF OUR LAST TOUR: FRANCE SOME OF MY FAVORITE PHOTOS