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March 2017

2017 Spring Plant Sale

March 4 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Center for Urban Horticulture,
3501 NE 41st St.
Seattle, WA 98195 United States
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Don't miss the Northwest Horticultural Society's annual Spring Plant Sale!

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Members: $5.00 Non-Members: $10.00

Wednesday Evening Lecture Series: One Man’s Trash is Another Man’s Treasure

March 8 @ 6:45 am - 9:00 pm
Center for Urban Horticulture,
3501 NE 41st St.
Seattle, WA 98195 United States
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Wednesday Evening Lecture Series:  One Man's Trash is Another Man's Treasure presented by Jason Reeves Jason is known for his use of what many would consider “trash” at the University of Tennessee Gardens in Jackson. Working with limited funds, he has found inventive ways to bring whimsy into the Gardens which draw thousands of visitors throughout the summer. When used in the right context, old satellite dishes and bicycles, cook stoves and bedsprings can make an unusual but surprisingly tasteful addition…

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$85/members and $105/non-members, fee includes lunch

2017 NHS Spring Symposium-SOLD OUT

March 18 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Bastyr University Auditorium,
14500 Juanita Drive NE
Kenmore, WA 98028 United States

Spring Symposium - Sustainable Design for Beauty, Biodiversity, and Habitat

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Members: $25.00 Non-members: $35.00

Botanical Latin with Daniel Sparler

March 22 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Elisabeth C. Miller Botanical Garden,
The Highlands
Seattle, WA 98177 United States

Have you ever wanted to have a better grasp on the use of botanical Latin?

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April 2017
Members: $5.00 Non-Members: $10.00

Wednesday Evening Lecture Series: America’s Diverse Garden Climates… from Seattle to St. Augustine and Mt. Desert Island to the Mojave Desert

April 12 @ 6:45 am - 9:00 pm
Center for Urban Horticulture,
3501 NE 41st St.
Seattle, WA 98195 United States
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Wednesday Evening Lecture Series:  America’s Diverse Garden Climates… from Seattle to St. Augustine and Mt. Desert Island to the Mojave Desert presented by Karl Gercens   Reception begins at 6:45 pm, lecture at 7:15 pm. Karl Gercens biography  Click Here    

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May 2017
Members: $5.00 Non-Members: $10.00

Wednesday Evening Lecture Series: The Spirit of Stone

May 10 @ 6:45 am - 9:00 pm
Center for Urban Horticulture,
3501 NE 41st St.
Seattle, WA 98195 United States
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Wednesday Evening Lecture Series:  The Spirit of Stone:  Celebrating Natural Stone in the Landscape presented by Jan Johnsen The element of stone in a garden has two important qualities: function and beauty. It also conveys a sense of permanence and place. Since ancient times, stone has been revered for bringing a special “feel” to a garden. Be inspired by creative and practical uses for stone in the landscape: steps, paths, garden walls, dry streams, benches, rock gardens, driveways and more. Stone’s…

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June 2017

Tour – Gardens of Washington, DC & Virginia-CANCELLED

June 4 @ 6:00 pm - June 11 @ 10:00 am
The Fairfax Hotel at Embassy Road,
2100 Massachusetts Ave NW
Washington, DC 20008 United States
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Garden at Monticello   We are excited to announce a tour to Washington, DC & Virginia in 2017 with our travel partner, Bainbridge Island based, Earthbound Expeditions.   The NHS Tour of Washington, DC & Virginia starts June 4 in Washington and ends in Washington, DC on June 11.   Below is a link to the Earthbound Expeditions website for a full description of the tour.   Many of you attended our 50th Anniversary lectures and the 2016 Miller Lecture.  This will…

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Members: $5.00 Non-Members: $10.00

Wednesday Evening Lecture Series: Neurotic Sublime

June 14 @ 6:45 am - 9:00 pm
Center for Urban Horticulture,
3501 NE 41st St.
Seattle, WA 98195 United States
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Wednesday Evening Lecture Series:  Neurotic Sublime presented by Karla Dakin What gives you the creative spark? How do you find inspiration? In her ever constant hunger to see art, plants and gardens, Karla Dakin celebrates the shadow side of creativity, highlighting the obsessive and the mundane. Learn how she keeps her landscape architecture practice alive through three green roof projects that span a career of over two decades. Reception begins at 6:45 pm, lecture at 7:15 pm. Karla Dakin specializes in…

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September 2017

Tour – Gardens of Italy, Monaco & France

September 10 @ 11:00 am - September 20 @ 10:00 am
WA United States

We are excited to announce a tour to Italy, Monaco & France in 2017 with our travel partner, Bainbridge Island based, Earthbound Expeditions.   The NHS  Tour starts September 10th in Varenna, Italy on Lake Como and will end in Arles, France on September 20th. The tour begins with three nights on Lake Como, exploring lakeside gardens and towns, capped off by Isola Bella on Lake Maggiore. Next we will head to Menton on the French Riviera and the nearby gardens of Serre…

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November 2017
Members: $5.00 Non-Members: $10.00

Wednesday Evening Lecture Series: Honing In on the Best Plants for Your Garden

November 8 @ 6:45 am - 9:00 pm
Center for Urban Horticulture,
3501 NE 41st St.
Seattle, WA 98195 United States
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Wednesday Evening Lecture Series:  Honing In on the Best Plants for Your Garden presented by Darcy Daniels When beginning to select plants for your garden, it often seems at first that the universe of plants is vast and huge: so many plants, so many options! Once you get started, though, you soon find that each garden situation is pretty specific, and only some plants in the universe are going to be happy with the light, water, and space you have for…

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