Elisabeth C. Miller Library

Covid-19 Update

Masks are strongly recommended but optional.  The Botanic Gardens continues to follow all advice and directives set forth by the UW, which are detailed on the UW Novel Coronavirus Information Page.

We are currently accepting donations of gardening books and magazines in good condition.

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Visit Us

Open to everyone. Open hours.
Address: 3501 NE 41st St., Seattle, WA, 98105
Location: Center for Urban Horticulture. CUH Map.

Contact Us

Your Library Account  Email: hortlib@uw.edu
Plant Answer Line: 206-897-5268  General Questions: 206-543-0415

Nikkei Garden Blues: Japanese American Generations – Art by Kathy Hattori & Michelle Kumata – August 2-30, 2022

Textile artist Kathy Hattori and painter Michelle Kumata present works that reflect on the past, present, and future of the Japanese American community.

Kathy’s plant-dyed works combine indigo dye with traditional and innovative techniques. Michelle’s portraits and mixed media works celebrate the resilience of our Nikkei community.

Meet artists Michelle Kumata, Kathy Hattori, and Botanical Colors studio assistant Kate Rosendale on Thursday August 4, 5-7 p.m.

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August 2022: Ask the Plant Answer Line: Marijuana or Cannabis?

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August 2022: The Beginner’s Guide to Growing Great Vegetables by Lorene Edwards Forkner, reviewed by Brian Thompson.

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