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University of Washington Botanic Gardens


Washington Park Arboretum
Center for Urban Horticulture

Master Plans and History

The University of Washington, the City of Seattle and the Arboretum Foundation are working together on the implemention of the Arboretum Master Plan. Examples projects are Japanese Garden Entry Structure, the Gateway to Chile, Cascadia Forest, New Zealand Forest and the Irrigation Mainline Project.

Plans and Policies


Azalea Way historic postcardUWBG was established in 2005 to unite the gardens and programs of the Washington Park Arboretum, founded in 1934 and the Center for Urban Horticulture, opened in 1984. The Gardens are located around the shoreline of Union Bay on Lake Washington.

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