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 Reflection & Celebration — Jane Stonecipher
Page 3 New Plantings in the Arboretum: 2023 in Review — Ray Larson
Page 15 Hothouse Flowers: The New UW Biology Greenhouse — Niall Dunne
Page 17 Memories of the Botany Greenhouse — Walt Bubelis
Page 22 Our Majestic Mountain Hemlock — Theodore Hoss
Page 26 IN A GARDEN LIBRARY: Women Botanists and Botanical Artists, Part 6 — Brian R. Thompson
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Feb 21, 2024
A total of 325 guests attended our annual Opening Night Party at the Northwest Flower & Garden Festival on February 13 and helped us raise more than $425,000 in support of core programs at the Washington Park Arboretum. This year’s party marked the 90th year of...
Feb 1, 2024
The mountain hemlock cultivar 'Bump's Blue' growing in the Arboretum. (Photo by Niall Dunne)Mountain hemlock is an incredible species, able to grow in an environment where conditions alternate between deep winter snows and harsh summer dry spells, and where growing...
Jan 10, 2024
Rhododendron pubescens in bloom in lower Rhododendron Glen. (Photo by Niall Dunne)In the latest issue of the Arboretum Bulletin, UW Botanic Gardens Curator of Living Collections Ray Larson writes his annual, in-depth review of new plantings in the Arboretum. Ray...