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 A New Year, Renewed Hope—Jane Stonechiper
Page 3 New Plantings in the Arboretum: The Year in Review—Ray Larson
Page 13 Mystery Trees of Tel Aviv—Rebecca Alexander
Page 15 Hidden Treasures of the Arboretum: Japanese Camellias in Camellia Grove—Phil Wood
Page 18 Tried & True Small Trees for the Northwest Garden—Christina Pfeiffer
Page 22 The Arbutus ARME Wants You!—Niall Dunne
Page 22 PLANT ANSWER LINE: Hellebore Hort Tips—Rebecca Alexander & Laura Blumhagen
Page 26 IN A GARDEN LIBRARY: Women Gardeners and Botanical Artists, Part 3—Brian R. Thompson
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For information on advertising/sponsorship opportunities—or to submit an article idea—please email the editor, Niall Dunne, or call him at 206-325-4510.
Jan 13, 2021
In early December 2020, we created a temporary online Arboretum Gift Shop filled with nature-themed treasures from our on-site store. Designed for the holiday season, it remained opened until December 21 and netted more than $6,500 for the Arboretum. Thanks to...
Jan 4, 2021
We know that fall is the best time to plant shrubs in our region. But what are some of the more beautiful, useful, and easy-care varieties to grow? In the latest issue of the Arboretum Bulletin, garden writer Barbara Ashmun profiles a dozen of her favorite shrubs...
Dec 10, 2020
In late November, the Arboretum opened a new composting restroom in the bus-turnaround area of the Pacific Connections Garden. Solar-powered, ADA accessible, and odorfree, it is first restroom of its kind in a Seattle city park. The unit will alleviate the lack of...