How to support worthy causes? Buy plants at charitable plants sales such as the Northwest Horticultural Society's sale on Sep 12-13 or the Arboretum Foundation sale on Sep 27. Read more
A new Coreopsis that has proven itself worthy in the garden with prolific and dependable blooms all summer and into autumn! Read more
Discover the microscopic worlds of moss and insects, create your own sustainable landscape, or botanical artwork masterpiece with our new class offerings! Read more
Wonder if your favorite tree is growing in the Arboretum? Now anyone can search a map and learn all about plants in the collection. Read more
UW Botanic Gardens Director, Sarah Reichard, recounts happy days studying in Costa Rica and invites you to join her for a tour in January 2015. Read more
The State of the Arboretum Selected cuttings from the Washington Park Arboretum (September 8 – 21, 2014) 1) Liriodendron tulipifera Tulip Tree The state tree of Indiana. The Western Hemisphere representative of the two-species genus Liriodendron, and the tallest eastern hardwood. 2) Pinus resinosa Red Pine The state tree of Minnesota. It is a […] Read more->.
Posted on 15 September 2014 | 12:53 am
The Washington State Department of Transportation has announced the start of the next phase of the SR 520 Bridge replacement project. The West Approach Bridge North Project (WABN) will begin this month with the installation of construction fencing and preparation of staging areas. Construction will impact Lake Washington Bldv at the north end of the […] Read more->.
Posted on 11 September 2014 | 11:07 am
On Sunday, September 21, 2014, 2 – 4pm Friends of Yesler Swamp will host a public event to celebrate recent progress building a boardwalk. Live music, food + fun. Read more->.
Posted on 9 September 2014 | 12:49 pm
Paintings of ferns, orchids, and other treasures will be on exhibit in the Miller Library from September 19 to November 3rd. Botanists, teacher and artist, Linda Ann Vorobik, paints exquisite and botanically accurate water colors of ferns and orchids that will delight you. Meet the artist at a free reception at the Library on Friday, […] Read more->.
Posted on 8 September 2014 | 11:58 am
One of more famous locations in the Washington Park Arboretum is known as the Holmdahl Rockery, located along Lake Washington Boulevard E., and now the location of the Gateway to Chile Forest in the Pacific Connections Gardens section. Read more->.
Posted on 3 September 2014 | 9:25 am
Eve Rickenbaker, Graduate Student as well as Hyde Herbarium Collection Manager, is the recipient of The John A. Wott Fellowship in Plant Collection and Curatorship for 2014. Read more->.
Posted on 2 September 2014 | 10:54 am
Beginning Friday, August 29, the UW Farm will be partnering with UW Transportation Services to set up a weekly farm stand on the Burke Gilman trail on Fridays 3-5:30pm. The stand will be located just across the trail from the Husky Grind at the Mercer Court apartments. Read more->.
Posted on 28 August 2014 | 5:02 pm