Conservatory Events Calentar


The Friends of the Conservatory offer a variety of events and activities throughout the year to enhance your experience, and make sure each visit is unique. Browse our upcoming events below. For questions about any of


A Fond Farewell to Giselle!

Photo credit: Jennifer Riffle

After nearly 30 years of dedicated service to Seattle Parks and Recreation, Volunteer Park Conservatory Gardener Giselle Blythe has entered a well-earned retirement. Giselle was the Conservatory’s resident specialist on cacti and succulents and cared


Dougsley a Dud?


Dougsley the Corpse Flower  arrived on the scene at the Conservatory on August 20, 2016. It arrived  on loan from the University of Washington Biology Department, and was a scant 20″ when it was