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Seward Park Garden Walk & Talk

  • 5902 Lake Washington Blvd S Seattle, WA, 98118 United States (map)

Free, but advance tickets are required Ages: 12 and up

Walt Bubelis and Jeanne Schollmeyer will be leading a garden walk at the front entrance of Seward Park. Walt will identify and talk about the backbones of the landscape, which are the trees and shrubs that give visual support to the herbaceous plants at the circle entrance. Jeanne Schollmeyer will talk about the process of creating the seasonal flower display for the beds. Walt Bubelis is the founder of Edmonds Community College's Horticulture program and taught classes on plant identification, soils, insects, diseases, pruning and propagation. Currently, he is on the NPA Board of Directors, the Editorial Board of the Arboretum Bulletin, the UW Botanic Garden Advisory Committee and the Garden Committee of the Kruckeberg Garden. He continues to teach short classes, write articles, travel, and give garden walks for his grads. Jeanne Schollmeyer has been gardening for the City of Seattle for 26 years. She has a variety of gardening experiences working at Seattle Department of Transportation and the Seattle Parks and Recreation Department including operating the Park's Nursery and working at the Volunteer Park Conservatory. Currently she is working as the Park's SE District Senior Gardener. This is a wonderful opportunity to learn more about the lovely landscapes of Seward Park created by the outstanding staff of Seattle Parks Recreation.

 

Earlier Event: July 15
Big Jazz in the Park