Work in Progress: Student Poster Exhibit May 13 - June 10
Students in the Environmental Science and Resource Management and Restoration Ecology and Environmental Horticulture programs will have posters on exhibit in the Miller Library through June 10th.
Library patrons and neighbors are invited to meet the students at a reception Friday, May 13 from 5pm to 7pm in the Library.
On Exhibit: A World Tour of Antique Floral Prints May 13 to June 14
Delicate images of unusual flowers from late 19th century India to Flemish etching and engravings of floral arrangements from the mid-17th century, this collection of hand colored and painted botanical prints provides a wonderful view of flowers through time and place. Rich woodblock prints of poppies and camellia, from 1920s Japan are complemented by the softness of a British hand colored etching of flowers in a vase from the same era. Detailed studies include an engraving of 8 different anemones from 1612, a trio of iris prints from 1804, and a small painting of tulips from the late 19th century. This is a well curated grouping of prints that work splendidly together while each one can still stand out on its own.
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WHO: Kids ages 3 to 8 and their parents.
WHAT: Enjoy stories about plants and nature.
Special Extended Library Hours
The library stays open until 7pm before scheduled Northwest Horticultural Society lectures. Lectures are open to the public, $5 members, $10 non-members.
Recommended Books & Research Tools
- Student Tools & Research Page
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- Booklists by topic
- Book Reviews
- Horticultural Bookstores and Publishers
- Organizations and Plant Societies
- Pacific Northwest Gardening Connections
- Online Periodicals
- Plant Identification and Selection
- Soil Tests, Plant Care and Problem Solving
- The Traveling Gardener: sales, shows
30 Books for 30 Years
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With over 15,000 books on gardening techniques, garden design and history, native floras from around the world, and 400 magazine titles, the Miller Library has the most extensive horticulture collection in the Pacific Northwest. More about the Miller Library.
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