Arboretum Bulletin

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.

Winter 2023


Page 2 A Generational Gift—Jane Stonecipher

Page 3 New Plantings in the Arboretum: 2022 in ReviewRay Larson

Page 15 PLANT ANSWER LINE: Resurrecting a Rose of Jericho—Rebecca Alexander

Page 18 The Artful Cut: Pruning to Underscore Your Design Intent—Christina Pfeiffer

Page 22 Restoring the Hydrology and Biodiversity of Arboretum CreekLarry Hubbell

Page 26 IN A GARDEN LIBRARY: Women Botanists and Botanical Artists, Part V—Brian R. Thompson

Page 29: Now Online: Translated Writings by the Japanese Garden Creators—Julie Coryell & Shizue Prochaska

Thanks to Our Sponsors!

The winter 2023 issue of the Bulletin was made possible by:

The Berger Partnership

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.

Bulletin Archive

Back issues of the Bulletin can now be viewed online for free at the Biodiversity Heritage Library. The digitization was paid for by a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services. We also publish select articles from past issues of the Bulletin on our news blog.

Restoring the Hydrology of Arboretum Creek

Restoring the Hydrology of Arboretum Creek

Local non-profit the Friends of Arboretum Creek is working with King County and the Arboretum partners to improve the ecology of the creek and watershed in and around the park. A key initiative is the Headwaters Project, which will help restore year-round waterflow to...