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 Arboretum Icons—Jane Stonechiper
Page 3 HIDDEN TREASURE OF THE ARBORETUM: Striped-Bark Maple—Phil Wood
Page 5 Renewing My Garden—Barbara Blossom Ashmun
Page 9 Influential Women of the Arboretum & CUH: Becky Johnson—John Wott
Page 10 “Climate Ready” Plant Trials at the UW Botanic Gardens—Clare McLean
Page 14: PLANT ANSWER LINE: Fall Color: Larches and Other Deciduous Conifers—Rebecca Alexander
Page 17 Other Deciduous Conifers in the Arboretum—Rebecca Alexander
Page 19 Arboretum Reflections: A Conversation with Daniel Hinkley—Jennifer Ott
Page 26 IN A GARDEN LIBRARY: New Books for Northwest Gardeners—Brian R. Thompson
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Oct 15, 2021
Broadleaf deciduous trees such as maples and sourwoods aren't the only stars of the fall foliage season. Deciduous conifers such as larches and dawn redwoods also dazzle with colors ranging from bright yellow to orange to ruddy brown. Depending on the weather, peak...
Oct 13, 2021
Rockwell Automation mulched the Lilac Collection in April with UW gardener Roy Farrow (right).After a year-long pandemic-related hiatus, the Foundation's Corporate and Group Service Program is back in full swing. So far in 2021, eight local companies have sent...
Oct 10, 2021
The Arboretum Foundation recently received a bequest of more than $110,000 from the estate of Alec Bayless. A civic activist, lawyer, grape grower, and—with his wife, Ruthanna—world-traveler who lived on Mercer Island, Alec was involved at the Arboretum in the 1980s...