Growth Spurts

The Best Botanical Gardens Near Seattle

The Point Defiance Park Gardens in Tacoma, Ohme Gardens in Wenatchee—these are the best flowers and greenery in Western and Central Washington.

03/22/2022 By Allison Williams

GO GREEN

21 Seattle Plant Shops We Love

Here's where to find plants in Fremont, Queen Anne, Capitol Hill and beyond, from succulents to classic houseplants to greenery for your garden.

02/01/2022 By Seattle Met Staff

Garden Variety

How Your Yard Can Protect Puget Sound

Rain gardens can help curb a major source of pollution in the Salish Sea.

12/13/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

Petal Pushers

The Best Flower Destinations in the Northwest

Tulips, rhodies, and wildflowers ahoy: All the best blooms and where to see them.

04/23/2021 By Allison Williams

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do June 21–23

Wu-Tang makes a comeback, creatives celebrate the life of Allen Ginsberg, and garden experts lead a tour.

06/21/2019 By Sam Jones

Back To Nature

Niche Outside, Capitol Hill's Chic New Garden Store

The owners of Fleurish breathe new life into outdoor living.

09/02/2015 By Aoife Reilly

Rainmakers

Dave Hunter Is the King Bee

The Woodinville company Crown Bees is on a mission to save the world, one bee at a time.

02/09/2015 By Angela Cabotaje

PubliCalendar

PubliCalendar: Pruning Angels

Today's picks for civic nerds

07/30/2014 By Ezra Parter

PubliCalendar

PubliCalendar: Little City Hall

Today's picks for civic nerds

07/29/2014 By Ezra Parter

PubliCalendar

PubliCalendar: Last Day to Register to Vote

Today's picks for civic nerds

07/28/2014 By Ezra Parter

PubliCalendar

PubliCalendar: Big Data, Bad Flora

Today's picks for civic nerds.

07/16/2014 By Ezra Parter

PubliCalendar

PubliCalendar: Boats from the Past, Bikes for the Future

Today's picks for civic nerds

07/08/2014 By Ezra Parter

Habitat

3 Backyard Hideaways

Stylish garden sheds give new meaning to living well outdoors.

06/02/2014 By Angela Cabotaje

Garden City

The Botany of Urban Desire

Sarah Bergmann's Pollinator Pathway combines art, ecology, and urban planning. Just don't call it a bee thing.

05/01/2014 By James Ross Gardner

Garden City

Expert Tips for Seattle Gardeners

21 local plant and landscape experts share their green-thumb and design secrets.

05/01/2014 By Angela Cabotaje

Editor's Note

Growing Pains and Pleasures

When traffic jams and density get to be all too much, stop and smell the roses.

05/01/2014 By Katherine Koberg

City

Life in the P-Patch

The P-Patch program is the kind of tiny miracle that just might restore your faith in government.

04/29/2014 By Erica C. Barnett

Garden City

My Life in the P-Patch

How to get started in a community garden.

04/28/2014 By Erica C. Barnett

Slideshow

Slide Show: 10 Essential Garden Tools

Our favorite green-thumb gear

04/18/2014

Garden City

10 Secret Seattle Gardens

Seattle's 10 most stunning gardens...that you probably don't even know about!

04/18/2014 By Ezra Parter