Water Wise Week Aug 19th-26th

Please join us for a Water Wise Week at the Volunteer Park Conservsatory. Water Wise Week is week long series of events focusing on Xeriscaping and Hydrophobic Plants.

Members of the Friends of the Conservatory get discounts on selected ticketed events!
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Desert Scapes
Saturday August 19th through 26th
An art show featuring Oil and Sumi paintings by NW artist Sheila M. Scott. In the Conservatory’s Cactus House.


Artist Reception and Open House 
Saturday August 19th 6-9pm
Meet the artist and enjoy a summer evening viewing art in the Conservatory.


Dish Garden Workshop Sunday 
August 20th
Hosted by the Cascade Cactus and Succulent Society of Washington
2 sessions available, 11am to 12:30pm and 1:30pm to 3pm
Plants and materials included.
$20 members $25 non-members


“Water Smart Gardening” A Lecture
Wednesday August 23rd
A lecture by local garden designer and author Jessi Bloom. Reception beforehand (6-7:30PM)
Nurseryman Ian Barclay from The Desert Northwest will provide plants for sale suitable to the dry garden.
$20 members $25 Non-members

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Garden Party and Silent Auction 
Saturday August 26th
An evening of Fundraising in support of the Conservatory. Among the items being auctioned will be the painting ‘Arizona Afternoon’ featured artwork by Sheila Scott!
Come help support your Conservatory and enjoy refreshments and the music from the Evan Captain Jazz Trio.

$20 members $25 non-members


Funds raised from Water Wise Week will benefit Friends of the Conservatory and the Volunteer Park Conservatory.


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