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Center for Urban Horticulture

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3501 NE 41st St.
Seattle, WA 98195 United States

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April 2017
Members: $50.00 Non-members: $60.00

Otis Douglas Hyde Herbarium with Eve Rickenbaker

April 7 @ 9:30 am - 11:45 am

Join Eve Rickenbaker, Manager of the Otis Douglas Hyde Herbarium, for a tour of the herbarium and learn about the collections, and how and why plants are preserved.   She will show you the basics of selecting plants and the process to mount an herbarium specimen.   You will mount a specimen and also be able to create your own notecards. The Otis Douglas Hyde Herbarium at the Center for Urban Horticulture collects and houses pressed plant specimens of accessioned plants in…

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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

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

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
Members: $5.00 Non-Members: $10.00

Wednesday Evening Lecture Series: Neurotic Sublime

June 14 @ 6:45 am - 9:00 pm

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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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

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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