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April 27, 2019

Alex Wright will lead a trip to the Leavenworth/Wenatchee area on Sunday, May 5. Desert wildflowers are still going, and forest flowers are starting up. In particular, we'll be looking for the unusual local Trillium. Meeting place and time will depend on who wants to c...

April 6, 2019

2019 NW NARGS SPRING PLANT SALE

Date: Saturday, April 13th, 2019

Time: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Place: Bellevue Botanical Garden 12001 Main St, Bellevue, WA 98005, USA

Rare plants from around the world and northwest natives will be on sale at the Bellevue Botani...

April 5, 2019

THURSDAY, April 11

Meeting at the Bellevue Botanical Garden

While lots of flowers have started to bloom, I lost many of my flower buds to the wild rabbits infesting our neighborhood. We had never had this problem till the last several years but it seems like it's getting...

February 26, 2019

THURSDAY, March 14

Meeting at the Bellevue Botanical Garden

After our big February snow fiasco, I discovered that I lost a big branch of our Japanese maple which had been a house warming gift from my mother-in-law. I was really bummed about not only losing a big chunk of...

January 3, 2019

THURSDAY, January 10, 2018

Meeting at the Center for Urban Horticulture (CUH)

Happy New Year everyone! I hope that you all had a great holiday!

I am very excited to announce that our long-standing tradition of featuring members' photos and presentations is still goin...

November 2, 2018

Thursday, November 8, 2018

Meeting at the Center for Urban Horticulture

Our November 8, 2018, chapter meeting at the CUH will feature our annual members' potluck dinner, with guest speaker Steve Hootman, Executive Director/Curator for the Rhododendron Species Foundation...

September 30, 2018

THURSDAY, October 11

Meeting at the Bellevue Botanical Garden

Our October talk is NWNARGS vice-president and proprietor of Fancy Fronds, a temperate fern nursery in Gold Bar, WA. She grows and propagates more than 100 species and cultivars in her commercial collection in...

July 18, 2018

If you have been thinking about joining the Northwestern Chapter of the North American Rock Garden Society, this is a great time!

For just $15 per year, you get:

• Ten (count 'em, ten!) great talks given by experts from all over the region and the world
• Our excellent b...

June 27, 2018

THURSDAY, July 12, 2018

Meeting at the Bellevue Botanical Garden

Long-time member and chapter award winner Dale Greer will be giving a step-by-step demonstration of how to construct a styrotroff - a planting trough made from a Styrofoam box.  

Styrotoffs ar...

June 3, 2018

THURSDAY, June 14, 2018

Meeting at the Bellevue Botanical Garden

It hasn't been as hot a spring as we've had in the past, but according to the weather report, we have had one of the driest Mays ever on record. My plants in the garden are holding up so far, but it is just...

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