HPSW Meeting –May 16th 7-9pm -Arlan Hill – Keeping It Green Nursery

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Keeping It Green Nursery was established in 2004, and is located in Stanwood, Washington.  It is owned and operated by Arlen Hill, whose passion for hiking in the Pacific Northwest led to an avid interest in uncommon native plant species. Arlen continues to explore wild habitats in an ongoing effort to understand the secrets of cultivation, plant combinations and environmental factors that replicate nature in mixed-genus display gardens.

 

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

Business Meeting starts promptly at 7, followed by the talk.

NHS Hall Section A, Center for Urban Horticulture, 3501 NE 41st St. Seattle, WA 98105  MAP

Spring Plant Sale Preview

PlantSaleHere’s a preview of the plant availability we’ll have at our Spring Plant Sale on Sunday, April 17th from 10am-2pm at the Center for Urban Horticulture.

 

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GenusSpeciesCultivar
Aconitum napellus
Alliumsp.
Anemonenemorosa
Arisaemaamurense
Arisaemaconsanguineum
Arisarumproboscideum
Arumitalicum
Asphodelinelutea
Asterdivaricatus
Astilbesp.
BaptisiaaustralisPurple Smoke
Beesiacalthifolia
Cardaminetrifolia
Chrysanthemumsp.Kandy's Gold
Chrysanthemumsp.Bronze Elegance
CorydalisGeorge P. Baker
CorydalisPurple Bird
Crambecordifolia
Crocosmiasp.
Dicentraformosa
Epimediumcantabrigiense
Epimediumx versicolorSulphureum
Eremurussp.
Eryngiumsp.
Erythroniumtuolumnense
ErythroniumPagoda
FragariavescaAlexandria
Fritillariameliagris
Geraniumphaeum
Geraniumpsilostemon
GeraniumrenardiiPhilippe Vapelle
Heleniumautumnale
HelianthusXLemon Queen
Helleborusorientalis
HemerocallisKwansoFlore Pleno
Hemerocallisliloasphodelus
Hemerocallissp.Butter Yellow
Hostaplantaginea
Hostasp.
Hostavenusta
IrissibiricaAlba
Irissp.Pacific Coast Iris
Mitellabreweri
Lamiumorvala
Liliumpardalinum
Liliumsp.Oriental
Lobeliaspeciosa
Matteucciastruthiopteris
Mondardasp.
Omphalodesverna
OphiopogonjaponicaNana
OphiopogonplaniscapusNigrescens
Oxalisoregana
Pachyphragma
Persicariaaffinis
Persicariaamplexicaulis
PersicariavirginianaVariegata
Phlomisrusseliana
Phloxpaniculata
PrimulaDorothy
Pulmonariaangustifolia
Rheumsp.Rhubarb
Rodgersiasp.
Saxifragadentata
Saxifragasp.
Sedumspathulifolium
Solidagosp.
Sorbariasorbifolia
Trachystemonorientalis

HPSW Meeting –March 21st 7-9pm Diane Szukovathy Jello Mold Farm

 

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Monday -March 21st at 7pm at UW Center for Urban Horticulture.

Diane will be speaking how “Woody Plants that Make Great Cut Flowers”

A Fresh Look at Woody Plants – thought you knew everything there was to know about the trees and shrubs that grow in your garden? Look again at some trusty standards and unusual woodies that make great cut flowers and foliage with Diane Szukovathy from Jello Mold Farm.

Another article: http://www.pacifichorticulture.org/articles/jello-mold-farm/

Doors open at 6:30 for Seed Sales and food & socializing . Business Meeting starts promptly at 7, followed by the talk.

NHS Hall Section A, Center for Urban Horticulture, 3501 NE 41st St. Seattle, WA 98105  MAP

 

2016 Calendar

Summer Crocosmia | #HPSWHere’s our complete 2016 calendar!

TUESDAY January 19th, 7-9 PM – Center for Urban HorticultureMichael Lockman, WE Design

Tues-Sun February 17-21 – Northwest Flower and Garden Show

MONDAY March 21st, 7-9 PM – Center for Urban HorticultureDiane Szukovathy, Jello Mold Farm

SUNDAY April 17th 10 am – 2 pm – Spring Plant and Seed Sale – Center for Urban Horticulture

MONDAY May 16th, 7-9 PM – Center for Urban HorticultureArlen Hill, Keeping It Green Nursery

MONDAY June 20th, 7-9 PM – Center for Urban HorticultureBrian Thompson, Miller Library

SATURDAY July 16th (TBD) – Summer Picnic

August – No Meeting

MONDAY September 19th 7-9 PM – Center for Urban HorticultureCass Turnbull, Plant Amnesty

SUNDAY October 9th, 10 am – 2 pm – Fall Bulb and Plant Sale – Center for Urban Horticulture

MONDAY November 21st, 7-9 PM – Center for Urban HorticultureBob Lilly, Travelogue

SUNDAY December 11th, 3 pm – 6 pm – Winter Holiday Party

 

 

UPDATE-New Speaker: HPSW Meeting-Jan 19th 7-9pm

UPDATE Due to our scheduling error:

Michael Lockman won’t be able to join us tonight.  HPSW President, Bob Lilly, will speak about his garden travels.  We hope to have Michael join us later in the year.

michael3-1Michael Lockman

founded WEdesign Inc. in 1995 to offer sustainable landscape design and consultation services to Seattle area homeowners.

Michael  will talk on Edible Landscaping and offer strategies to start growing fruits, berries, herbs and nuts. In addition, since hardy edible plants are an essential part of our diet, they will be an integral part of the discussion. 

As the owner, designer and project manager, he is passionate about creating beneficial, user-friendly gardens that go beyond aesthetics. His sustainability skills are hard at work every day, helping to improve the relationship between homeowners and the environment, one garden at a time.

A freelance writer and former adjunct professor in Antioch University’s Environment and Community program, Michael holds an M.A. in Ecological Design.

There will be food and socializing at 6:30, a business meeting at 7 followed by the talk

NHS Hall Section A, Center for Urban Horticulture, 3501 NE 41st St. Seattle, WA 98105  MAP