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Dec 06, 2020

Meet our plants – and our horticulturalist.
Free with admission. Dec. 6.

Nov 01, 2020

Meet our plants – and our horticulturalist.
Free with admission. Nov. 1

Oct 04, 2020

Meet our plants – and our horticulturalist.
Free with admission. Oct. 4

Sep 06, 2020

Leafy and fruity hors d’oeuvres.
Free with admission. Sept. 6

Aug 02, 2020

Meet our plants – and our horticulturalist.
Free with admission. Aug. 2

Jul 05, 2020

Meet our plants – and our horticulturalist.
Free with admission. July 5

Jun 07, 2020

Meet our plants – and our horticulturalist.
Free with admission. June 7

May 03, 2020

Meet our plants – and our horticulturalist.
Free with admission. May 3

Apr 05, 2020

Meet our plants – and our horticulturalist.
Free with admission. Apr. 5.

Mar 01, 2020

Meet our plants – and our horticulturalist.
Free with admission. Mar. 1

Feb 02, 2020

Meet our plants.
Free with admission. Feb. 2

Jan 05, 2020

Meet our plants – and our horticulturalist.
Free with admission. Jan. 5

Sep 25, 2019

Agaves with shark teeth. Trees that poke you. Carnivorous plants. If you think the plant world is all about pretty flowers, it’s time to think again – and time for the Zoo’s annual Savage Garden tour. No, not the band. The actual Zoo garden, which is full of poky, skeletal and otherwise Halloween-themed plants – … Continued

Aug 29, 2019

When you think ‘edible gardening,’ you usually don’t imagine growing banana trees for elephants. But Bryon Jones does. The lead horticulturalist at Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium has created an entire garden devoted to plants that zoo animals can munch, nibble or chew. It’s usually hidden from public view. But on this Sunday’s free garden … Continued

Jul 23, 2019

Tangy mint smell. Velvety flowers. Giant sandpapery leaves. Visit a garden with ALL of your senses, and you experience the plant world in a totally different way – which is exactly what Bryon Jones wants you to do. On Sunday August 4 at 10am, the horticulturalist at Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium will lead his … Continued

May 02, 2019

No, you won’t find a Tyrannosaurus next to the tigers. But Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium has dozens of living things whose roots go back hundreds of millions of years. Ferns, mosses, cycads and ginkoes – not to mention the Wollemi pine or monkey puzzle tree. Yep, we’re talking plants: living fossils that have been … Continued