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Grace Hensley

JUNE – Jan Whitner – The Chinese Garden: Four Variations

Jan Whitner The Chinese Garden: Four Variations Monday, June 21st, 2010, 6:30 – 9 pm The history and design of Chinese gardens are as rich and complex as Chinese culture itself.  This presentation showed imperial, temple, scholar, and Sichuan gardens as they appear in  Beijing, Suzhou, Chengdu and other centers of the Chinese gardening world. Photo credit: Judy […]

MAY – Carrie Becker – Whatever I Want

Carrie Becker Whatever I Want Monday, May 17th, 2010, 7 – 9 pm I spoke about the things I have learned about plants over my career, from foliage color and texture, to why things grow where they do.

MARCH – Madeleine Dennison – Hardy Fuchsias

Madeleine Dennison Hardy Fuchsias Monday, March 15th, 2010, 7 – 9 pm Fuchsias are colorful perennials especially suited to our climate. They blend well with many different garden styles and color schemes and range from groundcovers to climbers. My slide show will display many different styles and colors – something for everyone.

Spring Plant Sale – 2010

Garden Rescue Over five brisk days in October, November, and December over 30 members returned to Marian Raitz’s home to dig, divide, pot up, and save many of her treasures that she generously donated to our group for the Spring Plant Sale. We took over 15 truckloads to nearby holding sites. We have saved over […]

NWFGS – 2010 Award

Northwest Flower and Garden Show Booth We had a fabulous time meeting all of you at the Northwest Flower and Garden Show. I hope you enjoyed hearing about our Garden Rescue and Plant Sale, saw our towering green wall, and learned more about our seed exchange. We were really proud to receive the NWFGS 2010 […]