Northwest NEWS

April 30, 2001

Home & Garden

Arboretum adds Saturday hours

An excellent variety of plants, including those propagated from Arboretum collections and donated by Arboretum Foundation members, is available for sale at the Washington Park Arboretum, 2300 Arboretum Drive East, Seattle.
   Sale hours are:
   Tuesdays: Plants propagated from Arboretum seeds and cuttings are on sale every Tuesday from 10 a.m. to noon, throughout the year, at the Arboretum's Pat Calvert Greenhouse.
   Wednesdays: Plants grown and donated by Arboretum Foundation members are on sale every Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., now through Oct. 24, in the Plant Donations Department.
   Saturdays: Both donated and propagated plants are on sale the second Saturday of each month, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., through October: May 12, June 9, July 14, Aug. 11, Sept. 8, and Oct. 13.
   Propagated plants include an assortment of woody plants grown from seeds or cuttings, mostly taken from collection trees and shrubs growing in the Arboretum.
   Donated plants include a variety of popular and unusual plants, many of which are grown in Arboretum Foundation members' own gardens. Selection includes trees, shrubs, ground covers, perennials, natives, and more.
   For more information, call (206) 325-4510.