• Winter Hours The garden will be closed Oct. 25 - Nov 5,
    and open November 6 - March 31 on weekends only

  • New Events Calendar Browse and sign up for upcoming
    lectures, classes, & special tours

  • NATURE NOTES with Dan, Patrick, & Ross

  • Virtual Garden Tours

  • Latest Photos

  • Field Notes A blog compiling the writings
    of the Heronswood Team

  • Classes at Heronswood 2021 SCHEDULE NOW AVAILABLE
    Learn from expert gardeners

  • Welcome Heronswood is a botanical garden
    of unparalleled beauty, even
    amongst the lush landscapes
    of the Pacific Northwest.

  • Volunteering Weed, Walk & Talk volunteers
    learn from our expert gardeners
    while providing important help

  • New Garden Photos Heronswood Garden photos
    by Richard Probst

FAQs

Answers to questions about visiting Heronswood, membership, venue rental, where to stay, and more.

Events Calendar

We are offering a schedule of lectures, classes, and special tours.

Membership

Directly support our efforts to restore, grow, and improve the garden.

Director's Wish List

Donate an item on the Director's Wish List or help fund one. Thanks!

Plant Sales

We gather some of the best nurseries in the NW to bring you a wide variety of plants suited to our environment.

Field Notes

A blog compiling the writings of the
Heronswood Team.


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17 hours ago

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A valiant crew of volunteers helped us kick off cutback season in the Potager. In preparation for winter mulching, we cut back various perennials, protecting the most tender with a layer of prunings on top

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4 days ago

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It’s our last open weekend of the summer season so take a trip to Heronswood and see some of these late blooming jewels, such as Nerine, climbing Aconitum and Mahonia. We’re closed over Halloween, reopening Saturday November 6th, weekends only through March

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6 days ago

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Take a bird’s eye view of Heronswood in fall with these amazing drone pics by photographer Tom Twigg

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1 week ago

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Despite being October, our new Rock Garden is still blooming. Less than a year old, it has more than lived up to expectations and will be expanding this winter

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2 weeks ago

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This is an amazing time to visit Heronswood! Our regular open season lasts only one more week (Oct. 24). Autumn is alive with color, beauty, and rarities that you simply will not see many other places. Join us this weekend and discover the bizarre Arisaema rhizomatum for yourself. Open 10 AM - 3 PM, Wed—Sun. We have a lovely selection of hard-to-find plants for sale grown at Windcliff Nursery this weekend as well.

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2 weeks ago

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The first flush of fall is upon us, and with shorter days and cooler nights, more color is on its way. Come visit Heronswood while this show lasts. We’re open Wednesday to Sunday, 10am to 3pm

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2 weeks ago

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Halloween abounds with images of bats and spiders, owls and ravens, and many other ‘creepy’ beasts. But these creatures bring many benefits to gardeners. Join Heronswood Director Patrick McMillan on Wednesday 13th when he’ll explore the wonderful wildlife of the Halloween garden in an online lecture. Get tickets on our website: heronswood.odoo.com/event

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3 weeks ago

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With Halloween almost upon us, find out what goes bump in the night with Heronswood director Dr. Patrick McMillan. His latest webinar is on October 13th, when he’ll be talking about the bats, beasts and bugs that live in our gardens in fall. Get tickets on our website

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3 weeks ago

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After a successful collecting trip in west Texas, the plants and cuttings are settling in to the greenhouse while the seeds begin to germinate. Salvia regla is even flowering! Many of the larger, established plants, like the Salvia, from Patti Manning’s nursery in Alpine- an amazing nursery.

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4 weeks ago

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Fabulous fall color awaits at Heronswood, so make sure to visit this weekend! We’re open 10am to 3pm, Wednesday to Sunday

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