Header photo: River otter in the Arboretum wetlands (courtesy Larry Hubbell).
Our full-color horticultural and botanical magazine
Published since 1937, the Washington Park Arboretum Bulletin is a quarterly botanical and horticultural magazine. A benefit of Arboretum Foundation membership, it includes in-depth articles on the Arboretum collections and history, as well as general information of interest to botanists, gardeners, and plant lovers in the Pacific Northwest and beyond.
You can also purchase the Bulletin at the Arboretum Gift Shop for $5 per copy.
Page 2 Summer Enchantment—Jane Stonechiper
Page 3 Golden Oak: An Arboretum Sentinel—David Zuckerman
Page 5 HIDDEN TREASURES OF THE ARBORETUM: Mountain Stewartia—Niall Dunne
Page 7 Mapping Cedar Dieback—Niall Dunne
Page 10 Pacific Connections in Your BackYard—Janine Anderson
Page 16 Oaks of the Arboretum—Dirk Giseburt
Page 20 An Interview with Iain Robertson—Jennifer Ott
Page 23: PLANT ANSWER LINE: Salt-Tolerant Plants & Seaweed Mulch—Rebecca Alexander
Page 26 IN A GARDEN LIBRARY: Notable New Books on Plants and Gardening—Brian R. Thompson
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Aug 11, 2021
I have a very visceral memory of the day I learned the Tsutakawa Gates were stolen from the entry to the Arboretum. It was the morning of March 19, 2020, the start of the pandemic shut down, and I had swung by my office at the Graham Visitors Center early to pick up a...
Jul 14, 2021
We had a good turnout for our Virtual Annual Meeting on June 16. More than 70 Arboretum Foundation members tuned into the Zoom webinar to hear about our fiscal-year accomplishments, listen to updates from our UW and City partners, and participate in our Board of...
Jul 13, 2021
Stewartias are among the stars of the summer-flowering season at the Arboretum. While the Asian stewartia species in the main grove on the southern edge of the Camellia Collection justifiably receive a lot of praise, the lesser-known mountain stewartia (Stewartia...