• 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

9 hours ago

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Are your borders fizzling out? Here’s some easy fall flowers you can add to boost your borders. Come to Heronswood to see them for real, open Wednesday to Sunday, 10am to 3pm #fallflowers #pugetsoundpublicgardens

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1 day ago

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Just finished installing the 3rd figure in the garden! Come check them out.Heronswood is open Wednesday-Sunday 10am-3pm

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2 days ago

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The hardy ginger Hedychium wardii flowering for the first time at Heronswood. Exotic gingers bring a touch of the tropical to our gardens. If you’d like to turn yours into an oasis, join us on Wednesday for our online Lunchbreak Lecture on Palms & Exotics. Tickets available on our website Events Calendar, with a free recording for every holder #hardypalms #exoticplants

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5 days ago

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On days when weddings are taking place, our Potager purple moor-grasses (Molinia caerulea ‘Strahlenquelle’) take on a ponytail appearance, so guests get a proper view of the ceremony #gardenweddings #moliniacaerulea

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1 week ago

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Visit Heronswood over the next few months to enjoy Tribal Tales. We’re placing handmade characters from Native folklore throughout the garden, with a new story every week until mid-October. Each character has a QR code that will link to the full story, so bring your phones and enjoy these time-honored tales in the lush and beautiful surroundings of Heronswood #tribaltails #pugetsoundpublicgardens

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1 week ago

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Daffodils? In September? Well now is the perfect time to buy/order spring flowering bulbs, like these Narcissus ‘Pacific Rim’. If you’re free tomorrow, we also have a few spaces left on our in-person bulb class, held here at Heronswood. Get tickets on our website heronswood.odoo.com/event #springbulbs

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2 weeks ago

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Always a joy when a plant flowers for the first time! This is the silky soft Senecio niveoaureus in the Heronswood backyard gravel border. Come see it this weekend! Open Sat-Sun 10-3, closed Labor Day #pugetsoundpublicgardens #firstflowers #senecioniveoaureus

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2 weeks ago

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Puget Sounds Prairies contain a wealth of biodiversity and considerable beauty. They are one of the subjects discussed in our upcoming symposium Wild by Design, co-hosted by Bellevue Botanical Garden. For tickets, visit bellevuebotanical.org/event/symposium-wild-by-design/

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2 weeks ago

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There’s something comforting about watching bees busy working, here on Sedum #flowersforpollinators

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2 weeks ago

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Two vines with variegated leaves, a yam (Dioscorea polystachya ‘Variegata’) and a kiwi (Actinidia tetramera var. maloides). Can you tell which is which? #gardenvines

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