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 Silver Linings—Jane Stonechiper
Page 3 Enkianthus of the Japanese Garden—Corinne Kennedy
Page 6 Enkianthus in the Arboretum—Niall Dunne
Page 7 Hidden Treasures of the Arboretum: Catalina Ironwood—Walt Bubelis
Page 10 Tried & True Grasses for the Northwest Garden—Janine Anderson
Page 14 An Interview with Fred Hoyt—Jason Morse
Page 23 PLANT ANSWER LINE: Sourcing Edible Orchids for Sahlab—Rebecca Alexander
Page 26 IN A GARDEN LIBRARY: New Books for Northwest Gardeners—Brian R. Thompson
Thanks to Our Sponsors!
The Spring 2021 issue of the Bulletin was made possible by:
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.
Jun 10, 2021
Ornamental grasses are finely textured plants that lend a casual and relaxed feeling to your landscape. They move with breezes and glimmer in sunlight, changing appearance with the seasons and time of day. They also provide food, nesting material and cover for birds....
May 6, 2021
A total of 60 volunteers participated in our annual Earth Day at the Arboretum event on April 24. Co-hosted with UW Botanic Gardens and the Student Conservation Association, the work-service day was smaller than usual, due to Covid restrictions, but the volunteers...
Apr 7, 2021
Visitors Center & Arboretum Shop Now Open! Following a year of pandemic-related closure, the Graham Visitors Center and Arboretum Gift Shop have reopened in a limited capacity. Opening hours for the lobby are Wednesday through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The shop...