Botanical gardens and arboretums in the Seattle area

Here is a list of gardens in the Seattle area that are worth visiting this summer.

The Seattle area is host to many beautiful gardens and arboretums. When your visitors come to town this summer, we thought it would be nice to have a list of gardens for them to see. We have visited or read about each of these botanical gardens and highly recommend each one.

The map below shows each garden listed, along with a brief description, location, and cost. You might want to save the map to your Google Maps for future reference.

Visit each of these botanical gardens in the Seattle area and take along your camera. If you see a plant that you want to include in your garden, we can schedule a consultation and let you know where in your landscape the plant would grow and look the best.

If you have found a garden gem in the Seattle area or around the Pacific Northwest, be sure to leave a comment and let our viewers know where they can go to enjoy more beautiful gardens, view interesting plants, and gather new landscaping ideas.

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Botanical gardens in the Seattle area:

  • Dunn Gardens – North Seattle, near Shoreline
  • Carl S English Jr. Botanical Garden - Magnolia near Ballard locks
  • Woodland Park Rose Garden – North Seattle
  • Center for Urban Horticulture – Northeast Seattle
  • Washington Park Arboretum - East Seattle
  • Japanese Garden - East Seattle
  • Volunteer Park Conservatory and Gardens – Capital Hill in East Seattle
  • Olympic Sculpture Park – near downtown Seattle
  • Seattle Chinese Garden - West Seattle

Botanical gardens outside of the Seattle area:

  • Meerkerk Rhododendron Gardens – Whidbey Island
  • Evergreen Arboretum and Gardens - Everett
  • Kruckeburg Botanic Garden – West of Mountlake Terrace
  • Bloedel Reserve - Bainbridge Island
  • Bellevue Botanical Garden - Bellevue
  • Rhododendron Species Botanical Garden - Federal Way
  • Point Defiance Park Rose Garden - Tacoma
  • Lakewold Gardens - south of Tacoma

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Category: Seattle Gardens

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