Lewisia rediviva


Lewisia rediviva
Wenatchee Mountains
Digital Photo by Ned M. Lowry

Regular meetings are held on the second Thursday of each month, September through June, promptly at 7:30 PM at UW Northwest Horticultural Society Hall - NHS (part of the Center for Urban Horticulture), 3501 NE 41st Street, Seattle, 206 543-8616.[Click for Map] Refreshments are served before the meeting at 7:00.
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2013 - 2014 Local Programs

September 12, 2013
Growing Lily Species in the Pacific Northwest
Speaker: Gene Mirro. An extraordinary grower of alpines, perennials, and California native bulbs in Kalama, WA, Gene Mirro specializes in lilies -- from seed to glorious bloom.  

October 10, 2013
Title: Plants of the Tibetan Plateau (and a Few Mushrooms)
Speaker: Daniel Winkler. Author, geographer and ethno-mycologist Daniel Winkler has spent 15 years working and traveling in Tibet and the Himalayas.

Fall Plant sale
Starts at 7pm, continues after meeting.

November 14, 2013
Annual Potluck Dinner at CUH
Social Time 6:30pm, Dinner 7:00pm 
Volunteers: Please sign up.

Program: Title: Sex Life of Plants   
Speaker: Diana Reeck. Owner of Collector's Nursery in Battle Ground, WA, Diana Reeck has a new program that is sure to educate and entertain.

December 12, 2013
Members’ slides, CDs and photos

January 9, 2014
Title: Westside Treasures: Mt. Baker, Mt. Rainier, and the Olympic Mountains  
Speakers: Richard Ramsden. Owner of Fringe Nursery, Northwestern Chapter member Richard Ramsden is a well-known photographer and field trip leader.

February 13, 2014
Title: Hardy Orchids, New Introductions and Culture
Speaker: Arlen Hill. Owner of Keeping It Green Nursery, Arlen Hill specializes in hardy orchids and woodland perennials.

March 13, 2014
Title: Trilliums: History, Botany, Culture
Speaker: Susie Egan. Owner of Cottage Lake Gardens, Susie Egan is a landscape designer, garden coach and writer focusing most recently on woodland shade plants and spring ephemerals.  

April 10, 2014
Title: Eastside Treasures   
Speakers: Donna Wylie and Claire Cockcroft. Northwestern Chapter members Donna Wylie and Claire Cockcroft share springtime in the Cascades, with additional photos by Phil Pearson.

Annual Spring Plant Sale
Starts at 7pm, continues after meeting.

May 8, 2014
Title: TBD
Speaker: Martin Walsh, NARGS Speakers Tour.  Martin is an Irish garden designer, consultant, and modern-day plant hunter.  

June 12, 2014
Title: The Lizard of Oz, and Other Stories of Plant Hunting in South Eastern Australia  
Speaker: Bill Terry. A specialist in plant propagation, author Bill Terry has written extensively about meconopsis and its relatives.  He lives and gardens in British Columbia.

July 12, 2014
Annual Summer Picnic
Hosted by June Skidmore 206-524-7371
2327 N 64th St, Seattle, WA 98103

September 12, 2014
First program on the Next Year’s list.

Changes will be announced in the Newsletter
For last minute changes see www.nargsnw.org

NOTE; For questions about possible meeting cancellation due to inclement weather, please

call an officer

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This page was last updated Tuesday, August 27, 2013  


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