Month: April 2021

Renaissance Garden

The x̣ə́w̕əs shəyí (New Life) Renaissance Garden

The x̣ə́w̕əs shəyí (New Life Spirit) Renaissance Garden is on its way to completion at Heronswood Garden. With tree ferns from Tasmania and nearly 3000 native and exotic ferns planted, this new space will not only be luxuriant in green but will also have a story to tell. Members of the Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe…

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Heronswood Classes

Heronswood Regional and Cultural Plants Classes

Heronswood Garden offers affordable plant classes throughout the year taught by field experts, that cover a host of practical subjects for the beginner through advanced learner. With classes ranging from propagation to native Washington plants used for medicinal purposes, foraging for mushrooms to dying with plant fibers, we are offering courses that will engender a…

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COVID-19 Support - National Endowment for the Humanities

Support during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Funding through a CARES Act Humanities Relief grant from NEH and Humanities Washington is helped to underwrite the creation of interpretive signage for the x̣ə́w̕əs shəyí (New Life Spirit) Renaissance Garden at Heronswood Garden. These signs help visitors learn about historic and contemporary cultural connections reflected in this new garden space, along with relevant horticultural…

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