Virtual Plant Sale Final Week- Tree-riffic Trees!

Virtual Plant Sale Final Week- Tree-riffic Trees!

We Can't Thank You Enough! When we turned our popular Spring Plant Sale fundraiser into a virtual experience we never dreamed it would be so popular. Thank you for trusting us to bring you great plants at great prices. People have been asking for trees, so for our...

Virtual Plant Sale Extended!

Virtual Plant Sale Extended!

WOW! Thank you for your support! Our virtual Spring Plant Sale fundraiser has been so popular, we have decided to extend it for another week!  We are bringing in new perennials for you to peruse from the comfort of your living room.  Expect amazing prices and enjoy...

Virtual Plant Sale Is Here!

Virtual Spring Plant Sale - May 2 to May 8 Our annual Spring Plant Sale fundraiser goes virtual this year to help prevent the spread of Covid-19. Now you can shop from the comfort of your living room for amazing plants at amazing prices and then enjoy curbside...

An Arboretum Update

An Arboretum Update

Hello Friends, We wanted to give you and update from the Yakima Area Arboretum. So much has changed in the last three weeks as the events of the Covid-19 coronavirus have unfolded. The grounds are still open for your enjoyment, and will remain open unless we are...

A Note from Your Friends at the Yakima Area Arboretum

Dear Arboretum Friends, First let's start with some good news. Despite all the cancelling and postponing of events and classes in the coming months, the Yakima Area Arboretum grounds will continue to be open for your enjoyment and mental health. If you feel up to it,...

Tree Investments—Making the Right Choice

Tree Investments—Making the Right Choice

Let’s face facts: A tree is probably the largest monetary investment you will make in a plant.  Unlike annuals and perennials, a tree is a long-term investment that matures over time.  When shopping many people fear they will select the “wrong” tree - a tree that...

Celebrating 50 Years! 1967-2017

Celebrating 50 Years! 1967-2017

The dream started over fifty years ago when several members of the Central District of the Washington State Federation of Garden Clubs gathered together on a dry and dusty patch of old farm land, tucked between the river and the future Interstate 82, to plan.  As they...

Why all the Fungus Among Us?

Why all the Fungus Among Us?

When you see a mushroom in your yard, what you are actually seeing is the “fruit” (like an apple on a tree) of a greater organism called fungi.  The “body” of the fungi hides in the substrate of your lawn or in decomposing organic matter, like a tree stump, just...