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Past Meetings

HPSW Meeting – Change of Date- Tuesday January 20th @ 7pm!

Due to the MLK Holiday the HPSW will be meeting on  Tuesday Jan 20th    Bob Lilly will be speaking on travels to gardens in India from a trip he took a few years ago. Bob will talk about a trip he made four years ago to India. He judged a flower show in Calcutta, and visited […]

December 14th – HPSW Holiday Party @ Lynne Harrison’s

           Lynne Harrison will host the HPSW Holiday party at her waterfront house on Mercer Island,  Sunday December 14 , 12-4pm   (so we can find Lynne’s house in daylight)   Bring Pot luck food and wrapped White elephant gifts. You do not have to participate in the white elephant gift exchange if you prefer not to; […]

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 […]