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Dec 06, 2018

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

Dec 06, 2018

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

Dec 06, 2018

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

Dec 06, 2018

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

Dec 06, 2018

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

Dec 06, 2018

Meet our plants.
Free with admission. Jan. 2

Feb 06, 2020

They communicate with each other. Send out pheromones when stressed. Adapt to the environment. Care for their children. Live in community. Breathe. No, we’re not talking animals here, or humans. … Continued

Jan 24, 2020

When animals are endangered, they often make headlines: koalas, elephants, rhinos. But there are hundreds of endangered species that animals depend on every day for food, shelter, clean air, water … Continued

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 … 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 … 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 … 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. … Continued