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HPSW Meeting: November 17 @ 7pm with Ross Bayton

 How Plants Get Their Names       Dr. Ross Bayton, a taxonomist who trained at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (UK), will explain what taxonomy is, why it’s important and how it affects gardeners. So if you’ve ever felt frustrated when your favorite plant changed its name, he’s the one to blame (feel free […]

HPSW Meeting: September 15 @ 7pm with Susan Petersen

How NOT to buy a nursery OR What the (bleep) was I thinking?”     Come hear  Susan Petersen, owner of Urban Earth speak on the trials and tribulations of owing a Nursery in Seattle.    Susan bought her urban nursery in Wallingford off Craigs List four years ago and renamed it Urban Earth.   She specializes in edibles, […]

August 17th HPSW Summer Picnic – 1PM-5PM

               UPDATED TIME: Please note that the party starts at 1PM, not 11 am as previously stated. Look forward to seeing everyone at the HPSW Summer Picnic at Lynn Harrison’s Home on Mercer Island … The HPSW picnic will be August 17th 1-5 at Lynne Harrison’s house on Mercer […]


A Lecture & Garden Tour with Dr. Lee Reich Luscious landscaping is the way to beautify your grounds and to put (very) local, healthful, flavorful food on the table. Lee’s lecture will highlight: -Landscape features — fall color, beautiful flowers, nice bark — of fruiting plants that are on a par with landscape features of […]

HPSW Meeting: June 16th @ 7pm – Irises – Patrick Spence

          There will be an HPSW meeting  Monday June 16th; at CUH, on Irises by Patrick Spence Refreshments and socializing 6:30 NHS Hall Section A, Center for Urban Horticulture, 3501 NE 41st St. Seattle, WA 98105 MAP CUH is at 3501 NE 41st St, Seattle, WA 98105 http://www.cascadiairisgardens.com/about-us.aspx Patrick’s energies have since become […]