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

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

 

 

HPSW Christmas Party – December 13th from 3 to 6pm

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The HPSW Christmas Party will be Dec 13 3pm-6pm or so at Lynne Harrison’s on Mercer Island

There will be a white elephant gift exchange but no stealing others’ presents – unless they WANT to exchange with you. You do not have to participate in the gift exchange if you’d rather not. You cannot bring what you got last year, you have to wait til the 2nd year to bring it back. 

It’s a potluck. Bring a dish to share. Parking in Lynne’s driveway or on the street. 

HPSW Meeting – Nov. 16th – 7pm : Kathleen DeMaria – Washinton Park Arboretum New Zealand Gardens

SONY DSCKathleen DeMaria will be  speaking on Creating New Zealand of the Northern Hemisphere:The Trials, Tribulations (and Successes) of Installing New Gardens at the Washington Park Arboretum

Kathleen DeMaria joined the Arboretum staff. in 2013 as the new full-time gardener in charge of maintaining the New Zealand Forest at Pacific Connections.  Kathleen is a graduate of the Master of Environmental Horticulture program at the UW. Before coming on as staff, she was an active volunteer in the Pacific Connections Garden Stewards program at the Arboretum.

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

Join Us for Refreshments and Socializing  at 6:30 ,

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


Moving the Nothofagus:

 

HPSW BULB SALE – OCTOBER 11th from 10 to 2pm

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Don’t Miss the Annual HPSW Bulb sale  Sunday Oct 11 10-2 at the NHS Hall .   

Center for Urban Horticulture, 3501 NE 41st St. Seattle, WA 98105 MAP

Lots of spring flowering bulbs, tulips, narcissus, alliums, crocuses, snowdrops, fritillarias (the little ones) Eremurus etc.   Bulb List can be downloaded [XLS File].

CUH is at 3501 NE 41st St, Seattle, WA 98105

 

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Complete Bulb Sale List

TypeClassNameHeightColorBloom Time#Per BagPrice
AlliumAlliumalbopilosum (cristophii)14-24inamethyst-violetMid-Late5$4.00
AlliumAlliumaropurpureum12-24inv dark purpleVery Late5$6.00
AlliumAlliumazureum20-24inazure blueVery Late5$2.00
AlliumAlliumbulgaricum32inpurple/white/greenLate-Season5$2.50
AlliumAlliumcernuum12-18inpinkEarly Summer5$7.00
AlliumAlliumcowanii24inwhiteMid-Season5$1.50
AlliumAlliumflavum12inyellowMid-Late5$8.00
AlliumAlliumGladiator18in+rose-purpleMid-Late5$17.00
AlliumAlliumkarataviense8inpurple/pinkMid-Season5$4.00
AlliumAlliumkataviense ÔIvory QueenÕ8inwhiteMid-Season5$4.00
AlliumAlliummoly Jeannineto 12inyellowV late-Season5$1.00
AlliumAlliummultibulbosum24inwhite/lavenderLate-Season5$3.50
AlliumAlliumneapolitanum14-18inwhiteMid-Late5$1.00
AlliumAlliumostrowskianum8inpink/purpleMid-Season5$1.00
AlliumAlliumPurple Sensation30inpurpleLate-Season5$4.50
AlliumAlliumschubertii20inpurpleLate-Season5$13.00
AlliumAlliumsphaerocephalon24inpurpleLate-Season5$1.00
AlliumAlliumunifolium12-24inpinkLate-Season5$1.00
CalochortusCalochortussuperbus12-24inwhite or pale with spotsEarly Summer5$4.50
CalochortusCalochortusvenustusto 12invariable: white, yellow, red, purpleEarly Summer5$4.50
CamassiaCamassiaquamash12-24inblueLate Spring5$1.50
CamassiaCamassiaquamash 'Orion'15indeep violet blueLate Spring5$2.00
ChionodoxaChionodoxaforbesii Blue Giantto 12inlight blueVery Early5$3.50
ChionodoxaChionodoxaforbesii Pink Giantto 12inlight pinkVery Early5$2.00
ChionodoxaChionodoxagigantia (luciliae)4-6inbright violet blueVery Early10$2.00
ChionodoxaChionodoxal .Albato 12inwhiteEarly5$1.50
ChionodoxaChionodoxal. Violet Beauty5-6inpink-violetEarly5$2.00
ChionodoxaChionodoxasardensis4inblueEarly10$4.00
CorydalisCorydalissolida6inlavenderEarly5$3.00
CorydalisCorydalissolida Beth Evans4-5inpinkEarly5$5.00
CorydalisCorydalissolida George P. Bakerto 12inpinkEarly5$7.50
CorydalisCorydalissolida Purple Birdto 12inpurpleEarly5$12.00
CrocusBotanicalBlue Pearl3-4inblueEarly10$2.50
CrocusBotanicalc. Cream Beauty3increamEarly10$2.50
CrocusBotanicalc.Goldilocksto 12inyellowEarly10$2.50
CrocusBotanicali. Spring Beauty4inwhite/purpleEarly10$3.00
CrocusBotanicalMiss Vain4inwhiteEarly10$2.50
CrocusBotanicalsieberi Firefly4inlavenderEarly10$2.50
CrocusBotanicalsieberi Tricolor4inblue/white/yellowEarly10$2.50
CrocusBotanicaltommasinanus4inlavenderEarly10$3.50
CrocusBotanicaltommasinanus Barrs Purple4inpurpleEarly10$2.50
CrocusBotanicaltommasinanus Lilac Beauty4inlavenderEarly10$3.00
CrocusBotanicaltommasinanus roseus4inrose/violetEarly10$2.50
CrocusBotanicaltommasinanus Ruby Giant3-6indeep violet-purpleEarly10$2.50
CrocusBotanicalZwanenburg4indark bronzeEarly10$3.50
CrocusDutchvernus Vanguard4-6inblue/whiteEarly10$6.00
EranthisEranthiscilicicato 12inyellowEarly5$3.50
EranthisEranthishyemalis4inyellowEarly5$2.00
EremurusEremurus'Cleopatra'4-5ftburnt orangeVery Late1
EremurusEremurus'Himrod'to 8 feetWhiteLate1
Eremurusx isabellinusRuiter hybridsto 8 feetCreamLate1
Eremurusx isabellinusRuiter hybridsto 8 feetPinkLate1
Eremurusx isabellinusRuiter hybridsto 8 feetSalmonLate1
FritillariaFritillariaacmopetala12-18inpale green/purpleMid-Season5$6.50
FritillariaFritillariameleagris8inwhite/purple mixEarly5$1.50
FritillariaFritillariameleagris Alba8inwhiteEarly5$3.00
FritillariaFritillariamichailovskyi6indeep purplish brown/yellownMid-Late5$5.00
FritillariaFritillariapontica12inlime green/maroonMid-Season5$6.00
FritillariaFritillariauva-vulpis4-14inpurplish gray w/ yellowMid-Late5$2.00
GalanthusGalanthuselwesii8inwhite/greenEarly5$4.00
GalanthusGalanthusworonowii5-8inwhiteEarly5$2.50
HemodactylusHemodactylustuberosa6-8inyellow/greenEarly5$3.00
HyacinthHyacinthBlue Festival8-12inblueEarly-Mid5$12.50
Irisdanfordiaedanfordiae3-6Óyellow w/spotsVery Early10$4.00
IrishistrioidesKatherine Hodgkin5inblue striped/yellowVery Early10$5.50
IrisreticulataCantab4-12inlight blueVery Early10$4.00
IrisreticulataClairette4insky blueEarly-Mid10$7.50
IrisreticulataGordon4inmedium blueMid-Season10$3.50
IrisreticulataHarmonyto 12indeep blueEarly10$3.00
IrisreticulataPixieto 12indeep purpleEarly10$3.00
IxiolirianIxioliriantataricum ssp pallasii16-20inviolet-blueMid-Late5$1.00
LeucojumLeucojumaestivum12inwhiteMid-Season5$3.50
MuscariaucheriBlue Magic6inblueMid-Season10$4.00
MuscariaucheriDark Eyes6-8indeep blue w/white edgeMid-Season10$5.50
MuscariaucheriOcean Magic8indeep blue base to white at topMid-Season10$4.50
MuscariaucheriSaffier8inFrench blueMid-Season10$4.00
MuscariaucheriWhite Magicto 12inwhiteMid-Season10$6.00
MuscaribotyroidesSuperstar4-6inperiwinkle blueMid-Late10$5.00
Muscarimuscaricomosum6-9inviolet feathery plumesVery Late10$6.50
MuscariMuscariparadoxum6inblueMid-Season10$4.00
MuscariMuscariValerie Finnis6inblueMid-Season10$4.00
MuscarineglectumBabys Breath4-5inpale blueMid-Season5$4.00
NarcissusBotanicalbulbocodium Golden Bellsto 12inyellow/yellowMid-Season5$2.00
NarcissusBotanicalcanaliculatusto 12inwhite/goldEarly-Mid5$2.00
NarcissusBotanicaljonquilla simplex10in-12inyellow/yellowLate-Season5$2.50
NarcissusBotanicalobvallaris "Tenby"6-12inyellow/yellowLate-Season5$4.00
NarcissusCyclamineusItzim12inyellow/orangeEarly5$3.50
NarcissusCyclamineusRapture12inyellow/yellowEarly5$4.50
NarcissusDoubleBridal Crown12-24inwhite/orangeEarly-Mid5$3.50
NarcissusDoubleCheerfulness16inwhite/yellowLate-Season5$4.50
NarcissusDoubleYellow Cheerfulness16inyellow/yellowLate-Season5$5.00
NarcissusJonquillaBaby Moon10inyellowMid-Late5$2.00
NarcissusJonquillaBeautiful Eyes12-24inpal yellow/orangeMid-Season5$4.50
NarcissusJonquillaDerringer12inyellow/orangeMid-Late5$5.00
NarcissusJonquillaHillstar12-24inyellow/whiteMid-Late5$3.00
NarcissusJonquillaKedron12-24inyellow/orangeMid-Season5$4.00
NarcissusJonquillaPipit12inyellow/whiteLate-Season5$4.50
NarcissusJonquillaPueblo12-14inwhite/yellowMid-Late5$3.50
NarcissusJonquillaSailboat12inwhite/yellowMid-Late5$3.50
NarcissusJonquillaSun Disc8inyellow/dk yellowMid-Season5$2.00
NarcissusJonquillaSweet Love16inwhite/yellowMid-Late5$3.00
NarcissusLarge CuppedAccent16inwhite/orangeMid-Season5$5.00
NarcissusLarge CuppedFrosty Snow16-18inwhite/pale yellowMid-Season5$8.50
NarcissusLarge CuppedPassionale18-20inwhite/pinkMid-Late5$5.00
NarcissusLarge CuppedProfessor Einstein18inwhite/red-orangeLate-Season5$6.00
NarcissusLarge CuppedSalome12-24inwhite/pinkLate-Season5$5.00
NarcissusMiniaturesLittle Gemto 12inyellowEarly5$2.50
NarcissusMiniaturesTopolino6incream/yellowEarly-Mid5$3.00
NarcissusPoeticusPheasant's Eye14inwhite/yellow-red-greenLate-Season5$5.50
NarcissusTazettaCragford12-24inwhite/orangeEarly-Mid5$4.50
NarcissusTazettaFalconet12-24inyellow/orangeMid-Season5$3.00
NarcissusTriandrusHawerato 12inyellow/yellowMid-Late5$3.50
NarcissusTriandrusKatie Heathto 12inwhite/pinkMid-Season5$4.50
NarcissusTriandrusStint12inyellow/yellowEarly-Mid5$5.50
NarcissusTrumpetPink Charm18-20inwhite/apricotMid-Season5$5.00
ScillaScillalitardierci6-8inamethyst-violetMid-Late5$2.50
ScillaScillamitschschenkoana3-5inpale blueEarly5$4.00
Scillasibiricaalba3-5inwhiteEarly5$2.50
ScillasibiricaSpring Beauty3-6inbright cobalt blueEarly5$2.00
TulipaDarwin HybridApricot Impression20-22inapricotMid-Season5$3.00
TulipaDarwin HybridCash20ingold-copperMid-Season5$5.00
TulipaDarwin HybridDesign Impression20-22inroseMid-Season5$3.50
TulipaDarwin HybridOllioules22inroseMid-Season5$4.00
TulipaDarwin HybridOlympic Flame22inyellow/redMid-Season5$4.00
TulipaDarwin HybridPink Impression24-26inbright pinkEarly to Mid5$4.00
TulipaDarwin HybridRed Impression20-22inredMid-Season5$3.50
TulipaDarwin HybridSalmon Impression20-22insalmon-apricotMid-Season5$3.50
TulipaLily FloweredBallade22inreddish-magentaMid-Season5$4.50
TulipaLily FloweredElegant Lady12-24inyellow/redLate-Season5$4.00
TulipaLily FloweredGreen Star16-18inwhite/greenMid-Season5$6.00
TulipaLily FloweredPurple Dream22-24inpurple-blueMid-Season5$4.00
TulipaMulti-FloweredAntoinette16inyello/white/green/raspberryMid-Season5$5.00
TulipaMulti-Floweredbiflora5inyellow/wjiteMid-Season5$3.50
TulipaMulti-floweredpraestans Fuselier8inredMid-Season5$4.50
TulipaSingle lateAndrŽ Rieu22infuchsia purpleMid-Late5$4.50
TulipaSingle lateBlushing Lady30inyellow w/ pinkMid-Late5$4.50
TulipaSingle lateCamargue26inyellow/raspberryMid-Late5$4.50
TulipaSingle lateDordogne26inrose-red-orangeMid-Late5$4.50
TulipaSingle lateQueen of the Night24indeep maroonMid-Late5$3.50
TulipaSingle lateViolet Beauty18inlavender-blueMid-Late5$4.50
TulipaSingle lateWorld Expression24inyellow/redMid-Late5$4.50
TulipaSpeciesbakeri Lilac Wonderto 12inpink w/yellowMid-Season5$2.00
TulipaSpeciesbatalinii Bright Gem6inyellow/orangeMid-Season5$2.00
TulipaSpeciesbatalinii Red Gem6inredMid-Season5$2.50
TulipaSpeciesbatalinii Salmon Gem6insalmon pinkMid-Season5$3.50
TulipaSpeciesclusiana Cynthiato 12inred/yellowMid-Season5$2.00
TulipaSpeciesclusiana Lady Jame12inred/whiteMid-Season5$4.00
TulipaSpeciesclusiana Tubergens Gem12inyellow/redMid-Season5$2.00
TulipaSpeciesclusiana var chrysantha Tubergen's Gemto 12inyellow/redMid-Season5$1.50
TulipaSpeciesdasystemon6inyellow/whiteEarly5$2.00
TulipaSpecieshumilis Eastern Star6inpurple/yellowMid-Season5$2.50
TulipaSpecieshumilis Persian Pearlto 12inpurpleEarly-Mid5$2.00
TulipaSpecieshumilis violacea6ftpink-purpleMid-Season5$2.50
TulipaSpecieskolpakowskianato 8inyellow/redMid-Season5$2.00
TulipaSpecieslinifoliato 12inredMid-Late5$1.50
TulipaSpeciesLittle Beautyto 12inreddish pink/blueMid-Season5$2.00
TulipaSpeciesLittle Princess4inorange/blackMid-Season5$2.50
TulipaSpeciesOrphanidea flava9inpale orange/redMid-Season5$4.50
TulipaSpeciesPeppermint Stick8-10inwhite/redMid-Season5$4.00
TulipaSpeciessaxatilis6inpink/yellow baseMid-Season5$2.00
TulipaSpeciessylvestristo 12inyellowMid-Late5$2.00
TulipaSpeciesturkestanica8inwhite/yellowEarly10$3.00
TulipaSpeciesv. Tangerine Beauty8inred/orangeMid-Late5$4.50
TulipaTriumphShirley20inwhite/purpleLate-Season5$4.50
TulipaViridifloraArtist14-16insalmon-rose/purple/greenMid-Late5$4.50
TulipaViridifloraChina Town12-24inpink/greenMid-Late5$4.50
TulipaViridifloraFlaming Spring Green20inwhite/red/greenMid-Late5$8.00
TulipaViridifloraFormosa12inyellow/greenMid-Late5$5.50
TulipaViridifloraGolden Artist15inorange/greenLate-Season5$5.00
TulipaViridifloraGreenland20inrose/greenMid-Late5$4.00
TulipaViridifloraPimpernel16inpurplishh-red/greenMid-Late5$5.00
TulipaViridifloraSpring Green16inwhite/greenLate-Season5$4.50