Mary Ellen Asmundson Sensational Saxifrages for the Garden Monday, September 21st, 2009, 7 – 9 pm The lecture covered the highlights of the complex genus, Saxifraga, and why it became one of my favorite group of plants. I had a powerpoint slide show illustrating saxifrages growing in gardens, in pots, and in alpine habitats. I […]
First Annual Summer Picnic in Gold Bar Saturday, July 25th, 2009, 1 – 4 pm Enjoy a potluck lunch, challenge yourself with a horticultural mini-quiz, see the Thai inspired Pavilion inspired by the musical, “The King and I”, splash in the river, and stroll through the greenhouses and around the grounds. Directions to Fancy Fronds […]
Rizanino Reyes Travels of a Young Gardener Monday, May 18th, 2009, 7 – 9 pm A general overview of my travels as a “NGG” (next generation gardener) and the plants that made it special. From my expeditions and garden visits in China to nursery hopping around the Pacific Northwest, come prepared to salivate over extraordinary […]
Susan and Barry Latter Travelogue of New Zealand Monday, April 20th, 2009, 7 – 9 pm In 2005 Barry & Susan Latter joined a Northwest Horticultural Society trip to visit the North and South Islands of New Zealand. They viewed wonderful gardens, both public and private, landscapes that blew them away, penguins and people, castles […]
Miller Time Monday, March 16th, 2009, 7 – 9 pm A tour of the Elizabeth C. Miller Library at the Center for Urban Horticulture.