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Summer Events at the Elisabeth Miller Botanical Garden

The Miller Garden celebrates 20 years of being open to the public this year! The 2014 Miller Lecture will follow this commemorative theme on September 11th. The Lecture will feature three people who knew Mrs. Miller from different aspects of her life: Valerie Easton, Dan Hinkley, and Steve Lorton.

Prior to the lecture there will be two Great Plant Picks fundraising dinners at the Garden this month and next. Two of the three lecture speakers, Val Easton and Steve Lorton will be the guests of honor at the Sunset Dinners. Both have great memories and stories about Mrs. Miller to share.


Save the Date Fall Bulb Sale- October 12, 2014

Mark your calendar now for the Fall Bulb Sale

October 12, 2014. at CUH

Sunday 10 – 2

2014 HPSW Fall Meeting Line-Up

September 15th– Susan Peterson, Urban Gardens

October 12th- Bulb Sale!

November 17th -Ross Bayton How Plants Get Their Names

Spring Plant Sale – Saturday April 19th, 10am – 2pm CUH

IMG_3549_cWe invite you to our fourth annual Spring Plant Sale held this year again at the Center for Urban Horticulture.

Saturday, April 19th, 2014

Doors open at 10:00 am!  Center for Urban Horticulture: 3501 NE 41st St, Seattle, WA, NHS Hall

Plant list coming soon Now Posted OnlineThere are additional plants available in limited quantities.  Come get these treasures before they sell out.  Seeds will also be available from members’ gardens and from native plant collections at $1 per packet.

Contact us at if you’ld like to help with primping the pots, labeling, transferring the plants from our greenhouse to CUH, cashiering or any general question-answering!  We need your expertise!

NW Flower & Garden Show 2014

Curious about hardy plants? Come chat with us at the NW Flower and Garden Show this year in booth 2816! We are a friendly group of plant nerds that propagates plants, packages seed, tours, weeds and mulches together.


2014 Show Booth

Our Flower and Garden Show committee put together a container display of hardy plants including drama queen Gunnera manicata, colorful container standbys Cupressus ‘Wilma Goldcrest’ and Euphorbia ‘Ascot Rainbow’, intriguing Ruscus hypoglossum and incredibly trailing Heucherella ‘Yellowstone Falls’.

The stunning foliage detail photography in the posters of Epimedium x perralchicum ‘Frohnleiten‘ and Impatiens omieana is compliments of member Lynne Harrison Photos (c).