• 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.


Heronswood's Facebook Posts

2 days ago

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Our last day in the field took us up Mount Evans, home to a forest of ancient bristlecone pines, below a vast expanse of tundra harboring many unique plants. Our regular social media posts will resume next week - I hope you enjoyed joining us on this journey! #plantcollecting #mountevans

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3 days ago

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Our penultimate day in the field was short, as we both had to give online lectures. However, we did find a few lovely things #plantcollecting #coloradorockies

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4 days ago

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Day 6 and Wyoming had one more treat for us, the Medicine Bow National Forest. Here’s a selection of alpine gems - we start collecting in Colorado tomorrow #plantcollecting #medicinebownationalforest #snowyrangemountains

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5 days ago

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Day 5 took us from the Bighorn Mountains south to the Laramie Mountains, a long trek across Wyoming. Wildflowers were extraordinary #plantcollecting #laramiemountains

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6 days ago

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Day 4, our second in the Bighorn Mountains and we’re getting inspiration for our Rock Garden by visiting the real thing #plantcollecting #bighornmountainswere

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7 days ago

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Day 3 took us from Nebraska to the Big Horn Mountains of Wyoming. Still snow on the ground and the first flowers of spring, plus 25 moose! #plantcollecting #bighornmountains

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1 week ago

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Day 2 of our collecting trip took us from Nebraska to the Black Hills of South Dakota, and neither prairies nor hills disappointed #plantcollecting

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1 week ago

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Heronswood is in the Field! We’re traveling to collect new plants for our Rock Garden. Here’s a selection of what we saw today, en route from Denver, Colorado to Harrison, Nebraska via Wyoming. Back tomorrow with more #rockgarden #plantcollecting

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1 week ago

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Spring abundance continues at Heronswood - here’s a salubrious selection. If you’d like to visit, we’re open Wednesday to Sunday, 10am-3pm #opengarden #pugetsoundgardens

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2 weeks ago

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This evergreen vine collected in India’s Arunachal Pradesh State is flowering for the first time. It’s a Schisandra, probably S. neglecta, but these two flowers look quite different. The cream flower is male and the red one female, but in two different plants grown from the same seed collection, showing the value of gathering a range of material #schisandra #gardenvines

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