January 21st Meeting: Jewels of the Spring Garden

The HPSW January meeting will be Tuesday January 21, because Monday is MLK Day, 6:30-8:30 at CUH.


Mary Ellen Asmundson will speak on Corydalis and Bleeding Hearts, Jewels of the Spring Garden Her presentation is a study of the plant family and will cover taxonomy, cultivation, and propagation of common and unusual species for northwest gardens.  She will show lots of photos of species and cultivars growing in the wild and in gardens.


Reminder:  The Meeting is Tuesday Night not Monday due to the MLK Monday Holiday!

January Meeting – Date Change to Tuesday Januaury 21st!!

The January meeting will be Tuesday, January 21, because Monday is Martin Luther King Day and thus a holiday and CUH is closed.



Mary Ellen Asmundson will speak.

January 11th – Potting up Party this Saturday

There will be a potting up party at Kandy’s house, 14555 Stone Ave N, Shoreline, this coming Saturday January 11th, 1-4. We have lots of clumps of things to pot up for our spring plant sale. Dress for the weather. Bring clippers and gloves and water. Pam’s phone for questions: 206 999 3092

HPSW Holiday Party – December 15th – 3pm to 7pm

poinsettias Lynne Harrison’s  to Host the HPSW Holiday party, 

Sunday December 15th , 3 – 7pm

(so we can find Lynne’s house in daylight)  

Bring Pot luck food and wrapped White elephant gifts.

Lynne will provide the beverages (cheap wine and cider). The rule on white elephant gifts: you cannot bring back what you received last  year; but you can bring back something you received two years ago, or earlier.

Directions and address provided to members by email.  Feel free to call for directions if you get lost.

Lynne & Halstead Harrison

(206) 232-1819

HPSW Meeting- November 18th – 7pm – Myths About Gardening- Linda Chalker-Scott

The HPSW meeting for November will be Nov 18th at CUH at 7pm.

We will gather for refreshments before the meeting and door prizes at 7.

Myths about gardening –Linda Chalker-Scott, PhD 

Linda Chalker-Scott is the author of The Informed Gardener and The Informed Gardener Blooms Again. She is a scientist with a mission–evidence-based gardening. Happily, she is also entertaining, interesting and knowledgeable. You will learn practices that are more effective, safer, and cheaper–no small thing. She specializes in research based urban and suburban horticulture.

You can also read about her at her website: http://puyallup.wsu.edu/~Linda%20Chalker-Scott/.