I don’t know about you, but with this fantastic warm weather we’ve been having here in the Pacific Northwest the last few days, I am itching to get outside and whip my winter yard into shape!
Lucky for me (and you!) it’s plant sale season. And I am working on a couple coming up at the Arboretum that you won’t want to miss!
The best part? They are both fundraisers for the Arboretum Foundation – so you can shop from a wide variety of plants, get what you need at a great price, and support one of the most beautiful places in Seattle, all at the same time!Early Bloomers Saturday, April 14, 10 am – 2 pm Washington Park Arboretum – near the Graham Visitors Center 2300 Arboretum Drive E, Seattle WA
Free parking & admission
This Saturday, don’t miss the Arboretum’s first plant sale of the year! Hosted by the volunteers in the Plant Donations Nursery and Pat Calvert Greenhouse, the sale will offer a great selection of young trees and shrubs for sale in the greenhouse, and wonderful early-blooming perennials in the nursery.FlorAbundance Saturday, April 28, 9 am- 5 pm Sunday, April 29, 10 am – 2 pm Washington Park Arboretum – near the Graham Visitors Center 2300 Arboretum Drive E, Seattle WA
Free parking & admission
This magnificent sale, the largest in the Puget Sound region, features dozens of top specialty nurseries and vendors selling a wide selection of choice, locally-grown plants. You’ll find trees, shrubs, beautiful conifers, native plants, vegetable starts, species and hybrid rhododendrons, favorite and rare perennials, unusual annuals, glorious groundcovers, grasses, vines, and more.
Benefit from the advice of gardening experts, who’ll be roving through the vendor tables (in yellow aprons) to help with plant selections. And look for the colored surveyor flags, which will mark the favorite plants of Ciscoe Morris and Bob Lilly at the sale!Member Pre-Sale Party (Buy tickets!)
Friday, April 27, 5 pm – 7:30 pm
Washington Park Arboretum – Graham Visitors Center 2300 Arboretum Drive E, Seattle WA
Open to Arboretum members and their guests the FlorAbundance Member Pre-Sale & Party will be held on the Friday evening before the main weekend sale. Get the first pick of plants at the sale while enjoying delicious finger foods, desserts, wines, and live music.
Tickets: Early-bird tickets are $35 each. Tickets purchased after 5 pm on April 20 will be $40. Advance ticketing ends at 4:30 pm on April 25. You can PURCHASE TICKETS ONLINE, over the counter at the Graham Visitors Center, or by calling the Foundation office at 206-325-4510. Become a member and reserve your spot soon for this fun party! A limited number of tickets are available and they are going fast!