Northwest Gardens

Alaska Botanical Garden

Anchorage, Alaska Alaska Botanical Garden Arctic horticulture and native plants are showcased in a 110 acre spruce and birch woodland. With over 900 species of hardy perennials, and 150 native plant species, the Alaska Botanical Garden is the place to experience the abundance of the summer arctic growing season and to learn about flora native […]

Auburn: Soos Creek Botanical Garden

Auburn, Washington Soos Creek Botanical Garden Opened to the public in July, 2011, this 22-acre garden is part of the original 200 acres owned and farmed by the Norwegian ancestors of garden enthusiast Maurice Skagen. Skagen and partner James Daly were inspired by tours of gardens in England and Japan and created a pleasure garden […]

Bainbridge Island: Bloedel Reserve

Bainbridge Island, Washington Bloedel Reserve The Bloedel Reserve, a former private estate with views of the Puget Sound, is now a 150-acre arboretum and natural reserve, with over three hundred types of trees; 84 acres are second growth forest. Highlights: meadow; Swan Pond, with plantings selected to provide food and cover for birds (cattails provide […]

Bellevue: Bellevue Botanical Garden

Bellevue, Washington Bellevue Botanical Garden Take a Walk on the Wild Side… via a 150-foot-long suspension bridge across a 1/3 mile nature trail that crosses a deep ravine, allowing visitors to observe unique topography, native understory, wildlife, and soaring conifers without disturbing the forest floor. The Ravine Experience is now open in the forest at […]

Boise: Idaho Botanical Garden

Boise, Idaho Idaho Botanical Garden Over 50 acres and 13 specialty gardens: Herb, Rose, Alpine, Contemporary English, Outlaw Field, Butterfly and Hummingbird, Iris, Meditation, Water, Cactus, Peony, Children, and Idaho Native Plants. [ info ]

Cheyenne Botanic Gardens

Cheyenne, Wyoming Cheyenne Botanic Gardens The Cheyenne Botanic Gardens has pioneered many techniques in solar greenhouse gardening and the use of integrated pest management. The 6,800-square-foot conservatory consists of three greenhouses. The center greenhouse houses special attractions such as herb and cacti gardens, and a waterfall pond filled with Koi fish. The west greenhouse is […]

Eugene: Mount Pisgah Arboretum

Eugene, Oregon Mount Pisgah Arboretum Seven miles of all-weather trails and 23 bridges lead visitors through the Arboretum’s 209 acres of diverse ecological habitats -from riparian meadow to oak savanna, from open plateaus to forested hillsides. Habitats within MPA include a river meadow and riparian forest along the Coast Fork of the Willamette River; Oregon […]

Everett: Evergreen Arboretum & Gardens

Everett, Washington Evergreen Arboretum & Gardens Visit this three-acre gem, tucked into the West side of Everett’s Legion Park in Snohomish County, and you’ll find plenty of horticulture inspiration – as well as Sorticulture (part art; part horticulture). Gardens include: Perennial Border, formal White Garden, Scent Garden, Corner Pathway Garden, Exotics Garden, Northwest Demonstration Garden, […]

Federal Way: Rhododendron Foundation and Botanical Garden

Federal Way, Washington Rhododendron Foundation and Botanical Garden Home to one of the largest rhododendron collections in the world. Over 10,000 rhododendrons grow in a beautiful 22 acre woodland of tall native conifers. [ info ]

Georgeson Botanical Garden

Fairbanks, Alaska Georgeson Botanical Garden A nationally recognized botanical garden and a member of a national network of educational and research institutions dedicated to plant culture and conservation. It is designed to allow the public to learn about plant culture in the far north. The GBG is one of five botanical gardens in the nation […]

Gifford Pinchot National Forest: Fall Foliage – Peak Viewing Times

Gifford Pinchot National Forest, Washington Fall Foliage – Peak Viewing Times With the onset of cooler nights and shorter sunny days, trees are preparing themselves for winter, and are beginning to display the greatest show on earth. To find out where and when the best places and times for viewing fall foliage color changes this […]

Glacier Gardens Rainforest Adventure

Juneau, Alaska Glacier Gardens Rainforest Adventure Unique garden in Juneau, Alaska which features upside down flower towers.   [ info ] [ Local Weather ]

Greenbank: Meerkerk Rhododendron Gardens

Greenbank, Washington Meerkerk Rhododendron Gardens The Garden encompasses ten acres of display and educational gardens enveloped by forty-three acres of woodland preserve with nature trails. Meerkerk Garden’s magnificentrhododendron collection featuring thousands of rhododendrons, both species and hybrids. [ info ]

Jefferson City: Tizer Botanic Gardens

Jefferson City, Montana Tizer Botanic Gardens The only botanic garden in Western Montana, Tizer Botanic Gardens is located in the heart of the Elkhorn Mountains, 18 miles south of Helena, , and is 5,000 feet above sea level. Amateur gardeners Richard Krott and Belva Lotzer bought the property in 1997 and began to develop a […]

Kalispell: Bibler Gardens

Kalispell, Montana Bibler Gardens On a hillside west of Kalispell, overlooking the Flathead Valley and the Swan Mountains to the east, with views of several peaks in Glacier National Park is Bibler Gardens. The main portion of the garden consists of four acres of beautifully landscaped beds and water features. Originally owned and designed by […]

Ketchum: Sawtooth Botanical Garden

Ketchum, Idaho Sawtooth Botanical Garden This special high altitude five-acre garden is located just south of Ketchum, in the Wood River Valley area, adjacent to Sun Valley. It showcases the region’s five native plant communities: riparian, lava desert, sagebrush steppe, montane and alpine habitats. Of special interest: the Garden of Infinite Compassion, surrounded by an […]

Moscow: University of Idaho Arboretum & Botanical Garden

Moscow, Idaho University of Idaho Arboretum & Botanical Garden 63-acre UI Arboretum and Botanical Garden is organized into Asian, European, Eastern, and Western North American sections, and displays hundreds of species and cultivars of North Temperate trees and shrubs and a xeriscape garden. In addition to native Idaho species, there are over 120 dedicated trees […]

Olympia: Yashiro Japanese Garden

Olympia, Washington Yashiro Japanese Garden Yashiro Japanese Garden brings to the urban landscape an oasis of traditional garden design that is 14 centuries old. [ info ]

Ortig: Chase Garden

Ortig, Washington Chase Garden This 4 1/2 acre garden is a project of the Garden Conservancy, a national non-profit garden preservation organization. Located one hour south of Seattle, it sits on a bluff overlooking the Puyallup River Valley with a view of Mt Rainier.Designed by landscape architect, Rex Zumwalt, and developed and maintained by Emmott […]

Portland: Berry Botanic Garden

Portland, Oregon Berry Botanic Garden The garden features the largest public rock garden on the West coast. See uncommon trees, primulas, rhododendrons and more. [ info ]

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