Meeting of Like Minds 

Ryan Garrison Presents:
Enemy at the Gates: Scouting and Preparing for
pests and pathogens at the
University of Washington Botanic Gardens

When: Tuesday, October 16  7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Where: Center for Urban Horticulture

             3501 NE 41st St, Seattle, WA NHS Hall

Ryan Garrison, plant health specialist and horticulturalist from the UW Botanic Garden and Arboretum, scouts and deals with pests and pathogens that threaten the collections at these great institutions. 
Ryan has been involved with the UW Botanic Gardens since 2003, where he is working toward his master's degree, studying the invasive azalea lace bug that has greatly impacted the species that is a cornerstone of the Arboretum. Come learn how this pest, and many others are being identified and managed.

The Meeting of Like Minds are FREE special educational events for our members where we mix and mingle and listen to an outstanding horticultural presenter. If you have a friend that you think would be interested in joining PlantAmnesty, bring them with you!

They're pot luck style and we always have great food! It's been said that the food is the best in the non-profit circuit. Who knew that was even a thing?! Well, we're winning!


 We are excited to announce the return of Tree Hugger BINGO with Ciscoe Morris and Dominic Barrera!! Tickets are not on sale just yet, so stay tuned for additional information.

When:  Saturday, October 13th
6:30 pm - 9 pm

Where:  North Seattle College
9600 College Way N, Seattle 98103

Planning is now underway for another installation of Tree Hugger BINGO.

Plants, BINGO, Chili, FUN!!

As many of you know, this is one of the biggest FUNdraisers we hold all year, and we need lots of extra hands to help us pull it off successfully. We need volunteers to help with decorations, set-up and take-down, serving, checking people in, running around and verifying BINGO winners, delivering prizes, etc.  If you. or anyone you know is interested in contributing chili, or volunteering to help us throw our biggest event of the year, please e-mail [email protected]



 Take a Walk with Riz Reyes at McMenamins Anderson School

  When: Saturday, November 17
             10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

  Where: McMenamins Anderson School
            18607 Bothell Way NE
            Bothell, WA 98011

  Fee: $20 

Pre-Registration:  This tour will sell out! Call us at 206-783-9813 or email [email protected] to set up your registration!
Riz Reyes is the critically acclaimed gardener, floral designer and horticulturalist who helped design, install and maintains the eclectic gardens at McMenamins Anderson School in Bothell. On this walking tour, you can expect to learn the ins and outs of what it takes to maintain and curate a garden with incredible plant diversity. 
Come on your own, or bring a few friends, because there is great food and beer at McMenamins to make for a lovely afternoon once the walk is done.