Saturday July 14th- HPSW Annual Summer Plant Sale -10am to 2pm

July 14th is HPSW Big Summer Plant Sale

There will be lots of perennials at great prices.   Wander the nursery. Our members will help with selection and questions.

The sale is 10 AM to 2 PM only- Come early for best selection.

14555 Stone Ave N in Shoreline.

 for more info call  206-999-3092.

Stone Ave is one block east of Highway 99 (Aurora). Take the 145th exit from I-5 and  head west towards Aurora Avenue. Turn right at Stone Ave N, and go down the hill. Stone Ave N is a dead end street, 

Please park on the left side of the road (west side) either outside the yard or to the north. Don’t park on the east side, to allow the mail deliverer to reach the mailboxes . 

We will be able to accept cash, credit cards and checks at this sale. 

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HPSW Meeting -Monday June 18th – – 7 to 9pm- Riz Reyes

Rediscovering Roses -Lecture and UW Farm tour/Floral Design Workshop

 
Join us for a fabulous evening and reignite your passion for the worlds most beloved flower. Riz will discuss the basics of growing roses in the Pacific Northwest and which types to really seek out for your garden and vase.  Feel free to bring  roses from your garden to share and discuss.  
 
Following the lecture, we’ll take a short walk out to the UW Farm to see their roses and other cut flowers in bloom and for those interested in learning more, Riz is offering a very special workshop creating unique bouquets using fragrant fresh roses from the farm and other local/seasonal flowers/foliage that participants will get to take home!
Cost of the workshop is $50.00. Please Note Limited to 15 participants only/all materials and supplies included, but please bring your own pair of pruners. Email Riz directly if you have any questions and to sign up: riz@rhrhorticulture.com
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 May 21st Meeting Tuesday @ 7-9pm – Carrie Becker

“Traveling Down Memory Lane: Favorite Plants Along the Way” with Carrie Becker

Come meet local legend Carrie Becker who will be sharing her plant experiences . It will be delightful!   Carrie has influenced the regional gardening scene by educating dozens if not hundreds of professional gardeners at Edmonds Community College.   She also co-authored Perennials along with founding HPSW partners Bob Lilly and Susan Carter , with photos by Lynne Harrison.
http://www.timberpress.com/books/perennials/carter/9780881928204

Bring your questions for Carrie and be dazzled by her encyclopedic knowledge.

Please bring something to share for snacks and drinks.

Urban Horticulture Center;  NHS Hall Section A  

–  3501 NE 41st St. Seattle, WA 98105  MAP

Also, there will be Fuchsias for sale $3 for 4 inch pot. Hanging basket and hardy upright types.

 

2018 HPSW Scheduled Speakers and Events

 

 

 

March 19th    Tanya De Marsh-Dodson, Great Plant Picks

April 29th       Spring Plant Sale at CUH

May 21st       Carrie Becker, TBA – in the Douglas Classroom at CUH

June 18th      Riz Reyes, Roses and UW Flower Crop Tour

July & Aug    Summer Picnic at Old Goat Farm, Date TBA

Sept 17th      Volunteer Park Conservatory Tour

Oct 14th        Fall Bulb Sale at CUH

Nov 19th        Dina Russell, A Bit More Biology for Gardeners

December               Holiday Party, Date & Location TBA

HPSW January 16th Meeting TUESDAY @ 7-9pm – Mary Ellen Asmundson – Flora, Fauna, and Gardens of Turkey

Please Note HPSW will meet Tuesday January 16th (because Monday is MLK Day and CUH is closed)

Mary Ellen Asmundsen will talk about The Rich Culture and Flora of Turkey 
Mary Ellen will be showing photos taken in the wild of plants originating in Turkey that can be grown in the Pacific Northwest. She will also cover some of the ancient Greek, Ottoman, and early Christian historical sites on a  trip to Turkey in 2014.
Mary Ellen is a member of the HPSW who gardens in Lake Forest Park is has previously provided several other well received presentations
Meeting at Center for Urban Horticulture;  NHS Hall Section A,
Doors open at 6:30 for Seed Sales and food & socializing .
Door prizes and a short business meeting will start at 7:00 followed by Mary Ellen’s talk
3501 NE 41st St. Seattle, WA 98105  MAP