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HPSW Meeting: November 17 @ 7pm with Ross Bayton

 How Plants Get Their Names       Dr. Ross Bayton, a taxonomist who trained at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (UK), will explain what taxonomy is, why it’s important and how it affects gardeners. So if you’ve ever felt frustrated when your favorite plant changed its name, he’s the one to blame (feel free […]

August 17th HPSW Summer Picnic – 1PM-5PM

               UPDATED TIME: Please note that the party starts at 1PM, not 11 am as previously stated. Look forward to seeing everyone at the HPSW Summer Picnic at Lynn Harrison’s Home on Mercer Island … The HPSW picnic will be August 17th 1-5 at Lynne Harrison’s house on Mercer […]

HPSW Meeting: June 16th @ 7pm – Irises – Patrick Spence

          There will be an HPSW meeting  Monday June 16th; at CUH, on Irises by Patrick Spence Refreshments and socializing 6:30 NHS Hall Section A, Center for Urban Horticulture, 3501 NE 41st St. Seattle, WA 98105 MAP CUH is at 3501 NE 41st St, Seattle, WA 98105 http://www.cascadiairisgardens.com/about-us.aspx Patrick’s energies have since become […]

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

            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 […]

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 […]