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Arbor eNotes April 2017
Early Bloomers on April 8

Our  Early Bloomers Plant Sale is just a week away, on Saturday, April 8, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. See the cherry trees in peak bloom on Azalea Way and then drop by the Visitors Center to buy some top-quality plants for your garden. All sales help support maintenance and kids' education at the Arboretum!

Loop Trail Update

On March 23, the first section of the new Arboretum Loop Trail opened to the public. The new, paved, asphalt path connects Arboretum visitors from 31st Avenue East and East Madison to the south end of Arboretum Drive. The path also restores direct access from the south end of the Drive to Cascadia Forest.

Join Us on Earth Day!

The Foundation is partnering with the Student Conservation Association (SCA), UW Botanic Gardens, and Seattle Parks and Recreation to organize a work service event at the Arboretum on Earth Day, Saturday, April 22. Help restore your favorite city park through planting, mulching, removing invasive species, and maintaining trails.

Japanese Garden Art Exhibit


The Seattle Japanese Garden is hosting an exhibit by local artist Season Yoshida, now through May 2017. All are welcome to attend a free artist exhibit on Thursday, April 6, from 5 to 6 p.m. General entry to the garden will be free that day from 3 p.m. onwards as part of the Free First Thursdays series.



Buy Used Books for a Great Cause

Love reading about gardening, plants, trees, flowers, or growing food? Then don't miss the 12th annual Garden Lover's Book Sale at the Center for Urban Horticulture, on April 7 and 8. This important benefit for the Miller Library funds the purchase of new books and magazine subscriptions.

Coming Soon: Our Spring Appeal!

Watch your mailboxes next week for our spring campaign appeal letter, and please give generously to support the Arboretum. We'll also send out an electronic version of the letter to our members and friends. 
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Banner image  | The flowering cherry Prunus 'Accolade' blooming on Azalea Way.
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