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Opening Night Returns to Kick Off the Garden Festival in Style
Feb 17, 2023
Guests enjoying the preview of the show gardens at Opening Night. More than 400 guests attended our Valentine’s-themed Opening Night Party on February 14 and showed their love for the Arboretum. Our first in-person gala in three years, LOVE IN BLOOM raised over...
Remembering Volunteer Extraordinaire Elizabeth Moses
Jan 28, 2023
Elizabeth and husband Allen feted at the 2017 Opening Night Party.The Arboretum Foundation would like to acknowledge the passing of one of its most beloved and dedicated volunteers, Elizabeth Moses. She died in late December, 2022, at the age of 91. Elizabeth’s record...
Parallel Artforms: Garden Design and Photo Composition
Dec 17, 2022
Winter is an ideal time to take stock of your garden and consider whether to tweak or rework your design. In the latest issue of the Arboretum Bulletin, landscape architect and Foundation staffer Jason Morse simplifies the garden design process by comparing its...
Leaf Skeletons and Shadows
Oct 25, 2022
PHOTO: Student on an Arboretum school field trip, with a skeletonized magnolia leaf (courtesy UW Botanic Gardens). The season of the dead is upon us, and in the latest issue of the Arboretum Bulletin, the Miller Library's Rebecca Alexander answers a ghoulish...
Olmsted Design Principles and the New Zealand Forest
Aug 26, 2022
PHOTO: The Olmsted-era Lookout Gazebo in the Arboretum's New Zealand Forest. This year marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of Frederick Law Olmsted. Numerous celebrations are taking place around the country to mark the bicentennial of this iconic landscape...
Olmsted and the Washington Park Arboretum
Jul 18, 2022
PHOTO: Azalea Way, the centerpiece of the Olmsted design of Washington Park Arboretum. This year marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of Frederick Law Olmsted. Numerous celebrations are taking place around the country to mark the bicentennial of this iconic...