HPSW Meeting- May 19th – 7pm – Boggy Plants with Vanca Lumsden

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Learn about  interesting plants that naturally grow or can be adapted to grow in wet situations. Vanca has grown aquatics for the trade and was always trying something new…some worked some didn’t– but it was always fun!   Be prepared to learn a new gardening adventures and turn a boggy eyesore into a beautiful, lush landscape.

Vanca Lumsden is the owner of Albe Rustics, handcrafting unique rustic furniture made from a variety of wild and domesticated trees. She is also a long-time award-winning garden creator at the Northwest Flower & Garden Show. Her show gardens, co-created with Judith Jones of Fancy Fronds Nursery, have won the Founder’s Cup Best in Show Award twice. She was also the co-owner of Ponderings, a wholesale aquatic plant nursery and retail specialty nursery in Medford, Oregon. She has taught pond building classes for retail nurseries and community colleges in Oregon, Washington and Northern California .\

Vanca has made numerous TV and radio appearances in conjunction with my nursery business and the NWFG show and her work has appeared in the Medford Mail Tribune, Eugene Register Guard, Seattle Times, and the Everett Herald.

Follow Vanca online at:
Website: www.alberustics.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/vancalumsden

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 info@hardyplantsocietywa.org 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!

Spring Plant Sale List

Genus Species variety size # pots price
Aconitum carmichaelii gal 4 $5
Aconitum napellus tall form gal 7 $4
Acorus gramineus true 4in. 16 $3
Aesculus californica 4in. 1 $8
Alchemilla mollis true 4in. 4 $3
Alchemilla erythropoda gal 7 $5
Anemone japonica gals 6 $4
Anemone nemerosa ‘Green Feather’ 4in. 5 $4
Aquilegia vulgaris mixed 4in. 3 $2
Arisaema amurense 4in. 6 $4
Arum dioscoridis 4in. 3 $4
Aruncus aethusifolius 4in. 3 $3
Asarum europaeum gal 9 $5
Aster short blue 4in. 6 $2
Aster tall blue gal 7 $4
Astilbe chinensus ‘Pumila’ gal 7 $4
Astilbe gal 10 $4
Astrantia major 2 gal 6 $6
Astrantia major gal 2 $5
Astrantia major 4in. 2 $4
Astrantia maxima true 4in. 2 $4
Beesia diphylla 4in. 4 $5
Blechnum chilense 2 gal 6 $7
Brunnera macrophylla gal 4 $4
Campanula primulifolia gal 4 $4
Cardamine trifolia 4in. 12 $4
Chaerophyllum hirsutum ‘Roseum’ 3in. 3 $3
Codonopsis lanceolata 4in. 4 $4
Convallaria majalis var rosea true 4in. 5 $13
Convallaria majalis gal 7 $4
Crambe maritima gal 7 $5
Darmera peltata gal 6 $4
Dicentra formosa 4in. 6 $3
Disporopsis pernyi gal 5
Disporum flavum gal 5 $4
Epimedium x versicolor ‘Sulphureum’ gal 4 $4
Erythronium ‘Pagoda’ 4in. 5 $3
Eupatorium purpureum subsp maculatum gal 3 $5
Euphorbia cyparissus ‘Fen’s Ruby’ gal 4 $4
Euphorbia griffithii ‘Fire Charm’ gal 7 $6
Fallopia japonica ‘compacta’ gal 4 $5
Filipendula ulmaria ‘Aurea’ 2 gal 6 $5
Fritillaria meleagris purple checkered 4in. 25 $4
Geranium cantabrigiensis Bioloco’ 4in. 9 $3
Geranium macrorrhizum sq gallon 5 $3
Geranium nodosum gal 11 $4
Geranium phaeum gal 2 $4
Gillenia trifolitata 2 gal 5 $8
Hacquetia epipactus 4in. 4 $5
Hakonechloa macra ‘Aurea’ 2 gal 5 $6
Helleborus hybridus gal 6 $4
Hemerocallis Kwanso ‘Flore Pleno’ gal 2 $5
Hemerocallis lilioasphodelus gal 6 $4
Hemerocallis ‘Autumn Minaret’ gal 4 $4
Hemerocallis ‘Butter Yellow’ gal 5 $4
Hemerocallis ‘Spider Miracle’ gal 4 $4
Hemerocallis Stella d’Oro’ gal 5 $5
Hosta big green gal 7 $5
Hosta ‘Blue Cadet’ 4in. 4 $3
Hosta ‘Francee’ gal 4 $5
Hosta green Coral’s plant gal 6 $4
Hosta plantagenea gal 2 $4
Hosta small clumping gal 5 $4
Hosta venusta gal 8 $5
Hosta venusta 4in. 4 $3
Hosta ‘Krossa Regal’ gal 5 $5
Hosta ‘Northern Exposure’ gal 3 $5
Hosta ‘Patriot’ gal 4 $5
Hosta ‘Warwick Curtsy’ gal 8 $5
Inula magnifica 2 gallon 3 $8
Iris germanica gal 3 $4
Iris germanica 4in. 4 $4
Iris siberica ‘Alba’ 2 gallon 5 $5
Iris siberica ‘Alba’ 2 gallon 6 $7
Iris siberica ‘Caesar’s Brother’ gal 5 $3
Iris cristata 4in. 1 $2
Knautia Jefferson Park gal 7 $4
Lilium Asiatic yellow 4in. 4 $3
Lilium orental light pink 4in. 2 $3
Lilium tigrinum ‘Flore Pleno’ 4in. 5 $2
Lilium Asiatic 4in. 12 $2
Lysimachia ciliata atropurpureum gal 5 $3
Lysimachia punctata ‘Golden Alexander’ 4in. 5 $4
Matteuccia pennsylvania Ostrich Plume Fern 2 gallon 6 $6
Molina caerulea ‘Variegata’ gal 6 $5
Monarda Beda’s purple 4in. 4 $4
Monarda ‘Cambridge Scarlet’ gal 5 $4
Monarda ‘Coral Reef’ gal 6 $4
Narcissus ‘Tweety Bird’ 2 gals 5 $6
Pachyphragma macrophyllum gal 11 $5
Persicaria amplexicaulis ‘Rosea’ gal 6 $4
Persicaria amplexicaulis ‘Rosea’ gal 2 $5
Phlomis russeliana gal 3 $4
Physostegia virginiana gal 3 $3
Podophyllum pelatatum gal 2 $4
Polygonatum commutatum gal 8 $6
Polygonatum sessile ‘variegatum’ 4in. 4 $3
Polygonatum verticillatum gal 9 $7
Polygonatum x hybridum gal 3 $5
Primula veris Double 4in. 16 $0
Primula Wanda group round 4in. 10 $3
Pulmonaria pink gal 2 $4
Pulmonaria angustifolia gal 18 $5
Rodgersia pinnata gal 5 $6
Rumex sanguineus gal 4 $3
Salix alba var vitellena gal 4 $4
Saxifraga dentata 4in. 9 $3
Smilacena stellata a native gal 7 $3
Solidago rugosa ‘Fireworks’ gal 5 $3
Thalictrum glaucum 4in. 4 $4
Trachystemon orientalis gal 10 $6
Tradescantia cv blue gal 5 $4
Verbascum chaixii ‘Album’ true 4in. 3 $3
Viola odorata white 4in. 10 $10
Viola sororia ‘Priceana’ 4in. 5 $2
Zanthoxylum simulans 4in. 4 $4

MARCH 17th Meeting – SPRING with Carrie Becker

HPSW will meet at CUH Monday evening  March 17th  7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Refreshments and socializing 6:30

Meeting and door prizes at 7 

NHS Hall Section A, Center for Urban Horticulture, 3501 NE 41st St. Seattle, WA 98105 MAP

Spring!  Join Plantswoman Carrie Becker as she provides tips on those early tasks and chores to do this time of year as well as  great plants that are interesting from winter through early spring

 

Carrie Becker has spent 30 years immersed in the study of plants as a gardener, professional landscape designer, consultant, and educator. One of the original designers of the Northwest Perennial Alliance Border at the Bellevue Botanical Garden, she also teaches perennials, bulbs, annuals, and biennials in the horticultural department at Edmonds Community College in Lynnwood, Washington.

A recipient of the Garden Writers Association Gold Award for Technical Writing in 2008, Carrie has written articles for Horticulture, Pacific Horticulture, Arboretum Bulletin, and the Northwest Perennial Alliance. She was the Hortus Praefectus of the Northwest Perennial Alliance in 2008.

Carrie lectures in various garden clubs, nurseries, arboretums, and flower shows around the Northwest.

 

 

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.

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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).