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our monthly meetings 2018-2019
NWNARGS meets ten times a year in Seattle or Bellevue. Meetings feature illustrated presentations by local, national and international experts; plant cultivation tips and demonstrations; and information about Pacific Northwest growing conditions and plant resources. Meetings are usually held the second Thursday of each month (with exceptions, see below). Refreshments and social time start at 7:00 pm, business meeting and program at 7:30 pm. See maps below for exact locations. Our meetings are free and open to the public and non-members and guests are welcome! Please check our news page as dates approach for more in-depth information about upcoming meetings and events.
November and January meetings (no meeting in December) are at:
UW Northwest Horticultural Society Hall
(formerly Center for Urban Horticulture)
3501 NE 41st Street
Seattle, WA 98195
February through July, September and October (no meeting in August) are at:
Bellevue Botanical Garden
12001 Main Street
Bellevue, WA 98005
2019 Programs & Events
January 10. UW Northwest Horticultural Society Hall: Members' Short Programs - Bring your CDs and Photos!
February 14. CANCELLED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER Bellevue Botanical Garden: Linda Cochran, "Developing a New Garden in Port Ludlow"
March 14. Bellevue Botanical Garden: Jay Akerley, Alpine Garden Club of BC, "BC Lower Mainland and Vancouver Island Natives from Rainy Sea Level to Above Treeline and Local Gardens"
April 11. Bellevue Botanical Garden: Ger van den Beuken, "Compilation and Description of the Best Alpines of My Life"
May 9. Bellevue Botanical Garden: Norm Jacobs, Arbutus Garden Arts Nursery, "Developing a Sunny New Garden on Seven Acres Surrounded by a Creek"
June 13. Bellevue Botanical Garden: Thomas Johnson and Kirk Hansen, Sebright Gardens, "Hostas"
July 11. RESCHEDULED FROM FEBRUARY Bellevue Botanical Garden: Linda Cochran, "Developing a New Garden in Port Ludlow"
August 17. Annual Summer Picnic, hosted by Sandy and Ted Milam (Evergreen Arboretum, Everett).
September 12. Bellevue Botanical Garden: Mary Ellen Asmundson, NWNARGS Chapter Member, "Alpine Plants at Sea Level in Newfoundland"
October 10. Bellevue Botanical Garden: Bryon Jones, Horticulturalist at Point Defiance Zoo, "Connecting Animals, Plants, and People" + Members-only Fall Plant Sale