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/.


October 13th, 2013 – HPSW Fall Bulb Sale


The Hardy Plant Society of Washington’s 3rd Annual Fall Bulb Sale

Sunday October 13th, 2013- 

10 am – 2 pm –

 Center for Urban Horticulture

3501-NE 41st St. Seattle, WA 98105, MAP

Browse the wide selection of Tulips, Narcissus, Alliums and more unusual bulbs at the Hardy Plant Society of Washington 3rd Annual Fall Bulb Sale,

Here’s what to look for:

38 varieties of Tulips

 also: Tulipa viridifloras: 

  • China Town
  • Spring Green, 
  • Esperanto,
  • Golden Artist
  • Artist

66 varieties of Narcissus (daffodils)

  • Several new Narcissus – a bit expensive, but worth it
    • PayDay-  Trumpet, late blooming pale yellow
    • Weena – Trumpet white
    • Accent – Large Cup, white petals short salmon cup
    • Chromacolor – Large Cup, white petals deep coral cup
    • Angel – Small Cup, Icy white with a green eye
    • Copper Queen – Small  Cup, best orange petals  yet!
    • Green Eyed Lady – Small Cup, white petals dark green eye
    • Thalia  Sun – Triandrus, white with a pale bright yellow cup
    • Surfside – Cyclamineus, recurved white petals, orange cup

15 varieties of Crocus- several of the species or ‘Botanical’ crocus.  12 varieties or cultivars including 4 Crocus tommasinianus cultivars

11 varieties of Alliums – all the best ones, most are truly hardy

24 species of the minor or ‘specialty’ bulbs like Ixia, Chionodoxa, Scilla, etc.

 And New for 2013:

3 Calochortus – a California wildflower for sun baked locations





2013 HPSW Bulb Sale List

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2013 Fall Bulb List

October 13th -Sunday – 10am-2pm
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