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Heronswood Garden’s 2020 seasonal public opening day has not yet been determined due to COVID-19. Once known, the date will be announced on this page. In the meantime, please take good care.

Fieldnotes Blog

Seasonal news and updates from the garden from Heronswood Garden Director Dan Hinkley and Assistant Director Dr. Ross Bayton.

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Heronswood in the News

Dr. Ross Bayton’s Presentation at Seattle Town Hall, March 4, 2020

Daniel J. Hinkley Asiatic Maple Collection
Seattle Times, October 29, 2019

What’s Your Sanctuary?

Washington’s Sanctuary Shore

Advice from a plant hunter: ‘Have your child plant an orange seed’
Irish Times, September 10, 2016

Sam Decker by Daniel J. Hinkley

Pacific Horticulture – Summer 2016

Northwest Gardening Greats: Horticulture hero Daniel Hinkley is going strong

Seattle Times–February 3, 2016

Meet Native America: Jeromy Sullivan, Chairman, Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe

National Museum of American Indian: Meet Native America–December 2015

Totem pole a symbol of tribe’s stewardship at Heronswood

Kitsap Sun–March 14, 2015

Heronswood Gardens sold to Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe

North Kitsap Herald—June 20, 2012

A new beginning for the Northwest’s most legendary garden—June 9, 2014

Restoration continues at Heronswood garden, house

Kitsap Sun—May 10, 2014

Beloved Heronswood is being restored

Seattle Times—March 28, 2014

NEA awards $10,000 grant for S’Klallam welcome poles

North Kitsap Herald—January 10, 2014

Visiting the Gardens of Heronswood and Nancy Heckler in Washington State

The Martha Blog—August 27, 2013

Heronswood reopens

Seattle Met—May 17, 2013

Legendary Heronswood Garden Reopens

Portland Magazine—May 13, 2013

Same-sex couples grateful for opportunity to wed at Heronswood

Kitsap Sun—December 9, 2012

Heronswood to live on

Seattle Times—October 5, 2012

Our View: Heronswood in good hands

Kitsap Sun—June 22, 2012

Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe purchases Heronswood Gardens

Kitsap Sun—June 20, 2012

Heronswood Gardens sold to Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe

North Kitsap Herald—June 20, 2012