HPSW Meeting – TUESDAY! January 21st from 7-9pm “The Good the Bad and the Yummy” with Sarah Verlinde

*Meeting is Tuesday not Monday due to MLK Holiday

Sarah Verlinde, Launch Specialist with the UW Bothell Herbarium Collections, and fellow researcher Ashley will speak on ‘The Good, the Bad and the Yummy’, restoring bird habitat through the use of native and perennials plants and shrubs in the Pacific Northwest.

Sarah earned a degree in Biology which included several plant studies.  She participated in wetland mitigation and restoration projects with Snohomish County, doing plant inventory and monitoring.  She worked as an intern at the Tulalip Tribes to reintroduce a native food source, Wapato (Sagittaria latifolia), to tribal land.  With this project she won a Scholarship Award from the Society for Wetland Scientists and presented at the PNW 2015 Conference in Olympia. 

Sarah Verlinde works full-time as a Launch Specialist at the UW Bothell Office of Research.  Most of her work focuses on grant support and new projects, including the launch of the UW Bothell Herbarium which began in 2015.

Meeting at Center for Urban Horticulture;  NHS Hall Section A,

Doors open at 6:30 for Seed Sales and food & socializing .

3501 NE 41st St. Seattle, WA 98105  MAP


HPSW Meeting – Monday November 18th 7-9pm -“The Rhizosphere: Where Plants & Humans Meet

Join us and Gardener Dina Russell, Founder of PlantShare in her talk on “The Rhizosphere: Where Plants & Humans meet” .

We will have a lively discussion on the region of soil in the vicinity of plant roots in which the chemistry and microbiology is influenced by their growth, respiration, and nutrient exchange.

November 18th from 7-9pm

Meeting at Center for Urban Horticulture;  NHS Hall Section A,

Doors open at 6:30 for Seed Sales and food & socializing .

3501 NE 41st St. Seattle, WA 98105  MAP

Everyone is welcome to bring refreshments

HPSW Meeting – September 16th – 7 to 9pm “The Glory of Fuchsias in the Fall Garden”


Is your garden looking tired in the fall? Join Caroline Zebroski at this months HPSW Meeting on Monday, Sept 16th. Caroline will discuss how you can pep up your garden with fuchsias to carry it through to winter.  Caroline Zebroski, a fuchsia lover for 30 years, will share growing and care tips for these long-lasting beauties in your summer and fall garden.
http://www.nwfuchsiasociety.com

Meeting at Center for Urban Horticulture;  NHS Hall, Section A. Doors open at 6:30 for seed sales . Also food & socializing .
We will be preparing for the big Fall Bulb Sale on October 20th

NHS Hall 3501 NE 41st St. Seattle, WA 98105  MAP

2019-2020 HPSW Scheduled Meetings and Events

April 28th- Spring Plant Sale 10am-2pm at CUH

May 20th – Robyn Wyll, Tips for Tomato Growing Success

June 17th – Heidi and Jeff from Dreamscape Water Gardens

July & Aug    Summer Picnic- Date and Location TBA

September 16th – Caroline Zebroski, The Glory of Fuchsias in the Fall Garden

October 20th – Fall Bulb Sale at CUH

November 19th  – Dina Russell, ‘Rhizosphere’ where plants and humans meet

December               Holiday Party, Date & Location TBAA

January 21 2020 (note this is a Tuesday) Sarah Verlinde The Good, Bad and the  Yummy for Birds


Our regular meetings are from 7-9 on the third Monday of each month at the UW Botanic Gardens, Center for Urban Horticulture, 3501 NE 41st Seattle 98105

HPSW Meeting – Monday June 17 – 7 to 9pm Water and Pond Landscape Design


Join us this month as Heidi Kaster of Dragonfly Farm Gardens and Jeff Borsema of Dreamscapes Water Gardens & Construction show us how to develop Water Walls, Stairs and Ponds for the backyard garden. Heidi and Jeff will also review plants that work well in and around water features.

Meeting at Center for Urban Horticulture;  NHS Hall, Section A. Doors open at 6:30 for seed sales . Also food & socializing .

Heidi Kaster will have some dwarf conifers in gallon pots available for purchase .

3501 NE 41st St. Seattle, WA 98105  MAP

HPSW Meeting – Monday May 20th – 7 to 9pm

Growing Tomatoes with Robin Wyll

Robin Wyll will share her tips for Tomato Growing Success in NW gardens.  She’ll  share strategies she has developed over 20 years in her Woodinville  garden for growing tomatoes organically  in her garden touching on ways to shelter, variety selection, soil health, timing, mulching, and pest & disease control.  

Robin will have tomato plants for sale.

Meeting at Center for Urban Horticulture;  NHS Hall, Section A, Doors open at 6:30 for Seed Sales and food & socializing .

3501 NE 41st St. Seattle, WA 98105  MAP