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Gardening Links

Gardens to visit general Seattle metropolitan area

(The weeds can wait, go visit a garden!)
  
Public Gardens
Washington Park Arboretum, Seattle
University of Washington Botanic Gardens, Seattle
Seattle Chinese Garden, Seattle
Seattle Japanese Garden, Seattle
Volunteer Park Conservatory, Seattle
Kubota Garden, Seattle
Bellevue Botanical Garden, Bellevue
Highline SeaTac Botanical Garden, SeaTac
Lake Wilderness Arboretum, Maple Valley

W.W. Seymour Botanical Conservatory, Tacoma
Gardens at Point Defiance Park, Tacoma
Kruckeberg Botanic Garden, Shoreline
Evergreen Arboretum, Everett

Publicly-accessible Private Gardens

Elizabeth Carey Miller Botanical Garden, Seattle
Dunn Gardens, Seattle
Streissguth Gardens, Seattle
Rhododendron Species Foundation and Botanical Garden, Federal Way
Pacific Bonsai Museum, Federal Way
PowellsWood, Federal Way
Soos Creek Botanical Garden, Auburn
Lakewold Gardens, Lakewood
Chase Garden, Orting
Anderson Garden, Enumclaw 
Elandan Gardens, Bremerton
Bloedel Reserve, Bainbridge Island
Meerkerk Rhododendron Gardens, Greenbank
 

Plant and Gardening Information
(When it's too wet to weed!)

Some useful links for finding that perfect plant:
Plant Information Online
Great Plant Picks
American Rhododendron Society A-Z List
 
Some interesting articles, blogs,  books, and magazines to explore:
Elizabeth C. Miller Library, a reference source for gardening books, websites, and more
Royal Horticultural Society, the U.K.'s premier gardening organization
Timber Press, the premier publisher of gardening books in English
Rainy Side Gardeners, garden information for and by gardeners in the maritime Northwest
In the Garden of Paghat the Ratgirl, a Seattle gardener's blog
Garden Launching Pad, a large collection of links to all manner of gardening topics
As The Garden Turns, a collection of articles about various gardening topics
 
Some interesting nursery sites and information on rare plants:
Rare Plants, a British nursery specializing in rare plants
Pacific Bulb Society, a wiki for bulb enthusiasts
 
Read about current plant explorers and their nurseries:
Crug Farms, the nursery of Bleddyn and Sue Wynn-Jones, Welsh plant hunters
Plant Delights, the nursery of Tony Avent, a North Carolina-based plant hunter
21st-Century Plant Hunter, an interview with Dan Hinkley
The Plant Hunter, the blog of Tim Hunter, a Michigan-based plant hunter, nurseryman and garden writer

Edgewood Garden on other web sites
A Grand Garden Keeps a Human Scale, an article by Valerie Easton published in the Seattle Times.
Moving On, an article by Valerie Easton from the Seattle Times, about gardeners moving to new gardens, including comments about the early days of Edgewood Garden

Other Edgewood Gardens
Here are links to other properties that use the name Edgewood Garden(s)
Edgewood Gardens, the private garden of the Lonsdale family, in Exton, Pennsylvania, USA
Edgewood Garden, a private family garden, in Palo Alto, California, USA
Edgewood Community Learning Garden
, a community garden in the Atlanta area

 

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