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
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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.
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...
Apr 1, 2021
As we communicated in our gala-related emails, we postponed the wine component of Spring Forward! due to a recent update in state licensing rules. The wine auction will now happen as a separate, mini online event from April 19 to 22. It'll feature 13 exciting wine...
Mar 19, 2021
The Arboretum Foundation has received a very generous bequest of over $300,000 from the estate of Barbara Bonjour. One of our hardest working and most cherished volunteers, Barbara passed away in April of last year. You can read her obituary in The Seattle Times. A...