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May 9, 2017

On May 21st we will be part of the Hiram M. Chittenden Locks Centennial Celebration.

Construction of the Lake Washington Ship Canal and Hiram M. Chittenden Locks was completed in 1917 by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Connecting the waters of Lake Washington, Lake...

December 1, 2016

NARGS seed packaging party Sunday 12/4 10 am to 4 pm

Third Place Commons

17171 Bothell Way NE, Lake Forest Park

(gather at the big tables near the cafe on the upper level)

Please RSVP to 

It's time to package seeds for the national rock garden seed e...

November 4, 2016

Our November 10, 2016, chapter meeting at the CUH will feature our annual members' potluck dinner, with guest speakers Kelly Dodson and Sue Milliken from Far Reaches Farm. Social time begins at 6.30 pm, dinner is at 7.00 pm.

Kelly and Sue will be presenting a fabulous a...

July 27, 2016

We had a great time at Barbara's garden for our July annual picnic! It was great fun to get together and chat with many folks who share similar passions for plants and rock gardening! Thanks so much again to Barbara for hosting the picnic and for her wonderful hospital...

February 20, 2016

 (Galanthus plicatus 'Wendy's Gold' Photo by Saori Cretin )

Some of the galanthophiles from our chapter will be opening their gardens to our members on Sunday, the 21st. Many rare and wonderful snowdrops will be available for viewing! Mark your calendar! See the la...

December 16, 2015

Hold your breath! It’s the countdown to the NARGS seed exchange!

The seedex will open December 22nd and if you are not a member yet, this is a great time to join! NARGS has lots of seeds that are rarely offered and you can have a chance to obtain them! Also, don’t forge...

November 6, 2015

Thursday, November 12 Meeting
Will be at the Center for Urban Horticulture
Social time begins at 6:30 pm; Dinner begins at 7:00 pm.

Come and enjoy a delicious and varied spread of food. Silverware and plates are pro-vided—bring a favorite potluck dish to share; main dis...

June 10, 2015

Although the weather was very very hot, the beauty of the setting, the great food, and the congenial company made it a great day. Generous amounts of iced water, lemonade, and iced tea, along with good conversation, added considerably to the enjoyment. And the best pea...

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