HPSW Meeting –March 21st 7-9pm Diane Szukovathy Jello Mold Farm

 

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Monday -March 21st at 7pm at UW Center for Urban Horticulture.

Diane will be speaking how “Woody Plants that Make Great Cut Flowers”

A Fresh Look at Woody Plants – thought you knew everything there was to know about the trees and shrubs that grow in your garden? Look again at some trusty standards and unusual woodies that make great cut flowers and foliage with Diane Szukovathy from Jello Mold Farm.

Another article: http://www.pacifichorticulture.org/articles/jello-mold-farm/

Doors open at 6:30 for Seed Sales and food & socializing . Business Meeting starts promptly at 7, followed by the talk.

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

 

2016 Calendar

Summer Crocosmia | #HPSWHere’s our complete 2016 calendar!

TUESDAY January 19th, 7-9 PM – Center for Urban HorticultureMichael Lockman, WE Design

Tues-Sun February 17-21 – Northwest Flower and Garden Show

MONDAY March 21st, 7-9 PM – Center for Urban HorticultureDiane Szukovathy, Jello Mold Farm

SUNDAY April 17th 10 am – 2 pm – Spring Plant and Seed Sale – Center for Urban Horticulture

MONDAY May 16th, 7-9 PM – Center for Urban HorticultureArlen Hill, Keeping It Green Nursery

MONDAY June 20th, 7-9 PM – Center for Urban HorticultureBrian Thompson, Miller Library

SATURDAY July 16th (TBD) – Summer Picnic

August – No Meeting

MONDAY September 19th 7-9 PM – Center for Urban HorticultureCass Turnbull, Plant Amnesty

SUNDAY October 9th, 10 am – 2 pm – Fall Bulb and Plant Sale – Center for Urban Horticulture

MONDAY November 21st, 7-9 PM – Center for Urban HorticultureBob Lilly, Travelogue

SUNDAY December 11th, 3 pm – 6 pm – Winter Holiday Party

 

 

UPDATE-New Speaker: HPSW Meeting-Jan 19th 7-9pm

UPDATE Due to our scheduling error:

Michael Lockman won’t be able to join us tonight.  HPSW President, Bob Lilly, will speak about his garden travels.  We hope to have Michael join us later in the year.

michael3-1Michael Lockman

founded WEdesign Inc. in 1995 to offer sustainable landscape design and consultation services to Seattle area homeowners.

Michael  will talk on Edible Landscaping and offer strategies to start growing fruits, berries, herbs and nuts. In addition, since hardy edible plants are an essential part of our diet, they will be an integral part of the discussion. 

As the owner, designer and project manager, he is passionate about creating beneficial, user-friendly gardens that go beyond aesthetics. His sustainability skills are hard at work every day, helping to improve the relationship between homeowners and the environment, one garden at a time.

A freelance writer and former adjunct professor in Antioch University’s Environment and Community program, Michael holds an M.A. in Ecological Design.

There will be food and socializing at 6:30, a business meeting at 7 followed by the talk

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

HPSW Christmas Party – December 13th from 3 to 6pm

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The HPSW Christmas Party will be Dec 13 3pm-6pm or so at Lynne Harrison’s on Mercer Island

There will be a white elephant gift exchange but no stealing others’ presents – unless they WANT to exchange with you. You do not have to participate in the gift exchange if you’d rather not. You cannot bring what you got last year, you have to wait til the 2nd year to bring it back. 

It’s a potluck. Bring a dish to share. Parking in Lynne’s driveway or on the street. 

HPSW Meeting – Nov. 16th – 7pm : Kathleen DeMaria – Washington Park Arboretum New Zealand Gardens

SONY DSCKathleen DeMaria will be  speaking on Creating New Zealand of the Northern Hemisphere:The Trials, Tribulations (and Successes) of Installing New Gardens at the Washington Park Arboretum

Kathleen DeMaria joined the Arboretum staff. in 2013 as the new full-time gardener in charge of maintaining the New Zealand Forest at Pacific Connections.  Kathleen is a graduate of the Master of Environmental Horticulture program at the UW. Before coming on as staff, she was an active volunteer in the Pacific Connections Garden Stewards program at the Arboretum.

There will be food and socializing at 6:30, a business meeting at 7 followed by the talk

Join Us for Refreshments and Socializing  at 6:30 ,

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


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