Public Garden Open Hours

Heronswood is currently closed to prevent the spread of COVID-19

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

Planning Your Visit

Experience one of the world’s most outstanding collections of rare and diverse plants through a visit to Heronswood Garden. We recommend you plan your visit in advance as access to the garden is limited to pre-scheduled dates and times. We look forward to opening the garden for you to visit as soon as public health conditions allow it.

2020 Plant Sale & Garden Open Events

HELLEBORES & MORE Saturday, March 7
EARLY SPRING Saturday, April 4 Cancelled
SPRING & MOTHER’S DAY Saturday, May 9 and Sunday, May 10 Cancelled
SUMMER Saturday, July 18
FALL Saturday, September 12

PLEASE NOTE: On occasion, if weather conditions are severe, the garden may need to be closed without advance warning to ensure public safety.

We offer pre-scheduled guided tours throughout the year. Please visit our Tours page for more information and to book a tour.

Directions to Heronswood are available on the Map page.
Phone 360.297.9620

Garden Etiquette

Heronswood is a place of beauty and tranquility. Our staff strives to make everyone’s experience special and enjoyed by all and, as such, while on the premises there are a few rules that we ask guests to follow:


Watch your step on pathways.
Supervise children at all times.
Be mindful of open water areas and fixtures.


Do not walk in garden beds.
Do not take cuttings, seeds or any other plant materials.
Dogs on leads, please clean up after your pet. No dogs in the Garden House.
No smoking or picnicking allowed in the garden.
Please dispose of any recycling or trash properly.

Photo Policy

During public events held at Heronswood, visitors may appear in photos or video taken and used for promotional or marketing purposes.

While visiting Heronswood, you may take photos or video of the garden, events, or work activities being completed. These pictures or video are for your private use only and may not be used to promote, advertise, or market third party products, events, or services. Any commercial use requires a signed release. No monopods or tripods allowed. Never step into a bed to take or to be in a photo, or stand/sit on garden structures. Benches are available in different locations for sitting.

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