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JANUARY – Diane Szukovathy – Botanical Diversity and Seasonality in Cut Flowers

Diane Szukovathy Botanical Diversity and Seasonality in Cut Flowers Monday, January 17th, 2011, 6:30 – 9 pm NHS Hall Section A, Center for Urban Horticulture, 3501 NE 41st St. Seattle, WA 98105 Map Jello Mold Farm’s story is always interesting to passionate gardeners because it is a different take on familiar information. The basic story […]

JANUARY – Sasha Shaw – Plant Bullies

Sasha Shaw Plant Bullies Monday, November 15th, 2010, 6:30 – 9 pm NHS Hall Section A, Center for Urban Horticulture, 3501 NE 41st St. Seattle, WA 98105 Map Weeds are a nuisance for any gardener, but some invasive plants also pose a threat to the health of our forests and natural landscapes. King County noxious […]

OCTOBER – Mary Ellen Asmundson – Flora, Fauna, and Gardens of Australia

Mary Ellen Asmundson Flora, Fauna, and Gardens of Australia Monday, October 18th, 2010, 6:30 – 9 pm NHS Hall Section A, Center for Urban Horticulture, 3501 NE 41st St. Seattle, WA 98105 Map After 140 million years of geographic isolation, unique flora and fauna evolved on the continent of Australia, adapted to survive in a harsh […]

SEPTEMBER – Claire Cockroft – Primulas

Claire Cockcroft Primulas Monday, September 20th, 2010, 6:30 – 9 pm Primulas in the wild and in my garden. This image shows Primula involucrata ssp. yargongensis photographed in Sichuan province in June 2007.

JULY – Summer Picnic – Fancy Fronds

HPSW 2010 SUMMER PICNIC Saturday July 31st, 12-3 PM Enjoy a potluck lunch, challenge yourself with a horticultural mini-quiz, see the Thai inspired Pavilion inspired by the musical, “The King and I”, splash in the river, and stroll through the greenhouses and around the grounds. Potluck at 1 pm, followed by a brief general meeting […]