The Wildflowers of Mount Rainier

Wildflower enthusiast and photographer, Donovan Tracy, will discuss the amazing flowers found at Mount Rainier. Donovan will review the classifications of subalpine meadows and highlight some of their vegetation and community types. The alpine plant discussion will emphasize the uniqueness of these plants which endure harsh tundra-like conditions. He will mix in some comments on wildflower photography, suggestions for wildflower hikes in the National Park, and provide some historical references as well. Donovan is a volunteer with the UW Herbarium,...

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$5 – $15

Holiday Centerpieces

Weina Dinata from Poppy & Finch will show you how to create a beautiful mini-habitat centerpiece for the holiday season with native plants in a repurposed lamp globe. She has developed a style of botanical design that uses living native plants integrated with flower arrangement techniques. This technique uses elements around your home and garden, such as moss, branches, conifer cones, and more, and crafted to fit the holiday spirit. Weina's use of native plants is inspired by their beauty,...

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Varied Cost

Hellebores and Camellias: Watercolor Sketching & Illustration

Join Molly Hashimoto and celebrate the flowers of December! You'll learn a flower illustration technique  inspired by the great Scottish architect and artist Charles Rennie Mackintosh.  We will also try out another watercolor method that employs more saturated color. Fine point pen and/or 2B pencil will complete your watercolor supplies.  Arches paper, both hot and cold press, are preferred for this workshop. $25 BBGS Member/$35 nonmember. Sorry, this class is full. To join the waitlist, please email us.  

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