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Government Locks  (est. 1989 by Greater Seattle F. S.)

 

Hiram Chittendon Locks, Ballard

Directions:  From I-5, go west on 45th.NW/Market St and through Ballard.  The Locks are on the left.

Fort Borst Park (est. 1996 by Fuchsia Fanciers)
 

Fort Borst Park, Centralia

Directions: From I-5, take Exit 82, Centralia and head west. On the west side of the freeway, immediately get into the left lane and turn left before Safeway. One block takes you into Ft. Borst Park.

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Key Peninsula Civic Center  (est. 1999 by Lakebay F. S.)

17010 S. Vaughn Rd., Vaughn

Directions:  From I-5 in Tacoma, take Hwy 16 west, cross the Narrows Bridge and go past Gig Harbor to the Purdy exit.  At the stoplight in Purdy, turn left onto Hwy 302 and go 5 miles to the ‘T’ intersection.  Go straight to Key Center.  At the yellow blinker, turn right and then bear right at the fork. Continue to the stop sign and turn left.  The Center is on the left.

Bellevue Botanical Garden (est 1992 by Eastside F. S.)
 

Wilburton Community Center, Bellevue

Directions: From I-405, take the NE 8th Street East exit, turn right on 120th Ave.  Go south 3/4 miles to the first light and turn left onto Main St. Go up the hill, about 3 blocks. The garden is on your right.

 
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Pt. Defiance Park (est. 1994 by Tahoma F. S.)
 

                         Pt. Defiance Park, Tacoma
Directions: From I-5, go west on Hwy. 16, then north on Hwy 163. Follow the signs to the park./zoo/aquarium and to the rose garden.

Manito Park (est. 1995 by Northwest F.S.)
 

                                               Spokane
Directions: From I-90 exit at 280 or 281 and go south. At Manito Park, the fuchsia garden is located at the northeast end of the rose garden.

Center for Urban Horticulture (est. 1995 by the Western Fuchsia Species Society.)
 

                           3541 NE 41st. St., Seattle
Directions: From I-5, take the NE 45th exit and go east through the U.W. campus, down the viaduct hill. At the stop sign, turn left onto Montlake Blvd. NE, go past University Village Mall on the left, move to the right land, and at the next intersection, a 5-way stoplight, turn right onto Mary Gates Memorial Drive. ~1mi. to CUH on the right.

Skagit  Gardens, (est. 1999 by North Cascades  F. S.

 

Directions:  From downtown Mt. Vernon, go West on Division over Skagit River Bridge and further west on Memorial Hwy. The gardens are on the left.

 

                          

 

6915 Armar Rd., Marysville
Directions: From State Ave., head east on Grove St. Turn right on Armar Rd. The park is on the left, the fuchsia garden on the right.

 

 

 

Kitsap Co. Fairgrounds,  (est. 1995 by Peninsula F. S.)

Silverdale
Directions: Off Hwy 3, exit to Silverdale Mall/E.

Bremerton. Go into the left lane toward E.

Bremerton, through the light, and follow the signs

right over the hill to the fairgrounds. 

 

City of Sequim Gardens (est. 2003 by North Olympic F. S.)

                 800 block of E. Washington Ave., Sequim
Directions: From Hwy 101 heading west, take the first Sequim exit which is Washington Ave., running east-west through town. Go to the 800 block. The fuchsia garden is on the right south of Staples.

Highline-SeaTac Botanical Gardens

(est. 2011 by Puget Sound F. S.)

From Interstate 5, travel west via SR-518 (SeaTac Airport/Burien freeway) about 3 miles to Des Moines Memorial Drive exit. At the stop sign, turn North onto Des Moines Mem. Dr. to S 136th. Right at S 136th, then right at 24th S, then right into Community Center complex at S 138th.
From Seattle travel south on Hwy 99 to SR-509. Take the S 128th St exit. Turn left onto S 128th, then right at 24th S, then right into Community Center complex at S 138th.
Garden located on south side of parking area.

Milton Garden

(Puyallup Valley F. S.)

Milton Community Park, 1400 15th Ave. Go up Oak St, straight up the hill from Dave's restaurant. The garden is on the left side, by the restrooms. There is a small parking lot just before the garden.

   
   

Lake Wilderness Arboretum

Hardy Fuchsia  and Species Preservation Garden

(est. 2009 by the Lake Wilderness Arboretum Foundation and the Northwest F. S.)  

          

Maple Valley, Washington

Directions from Hwy 18.  Exit at  Maple Valley Hwy 169.  Go right on Witte Rd. SE, left on SE 248 St and look for the Arboretum signs.  ( From Hwy 405 take Exit #4 to Maple Valley HWY 169 which intersects Hwy 169 at Maple Valley.)

           

 
 

2022 NWFS Calendar of Events

Important Dates of the Northwest Fuchsia Society (nwfuchsiasociety.com)

PLEASE NOTE… With Covid cases on the rise, some events may be canceled without notice.

 

JAN

15

NWFS Board Mtg (perhaps via zoom?)

APR

16

NWFS Board Mtg (perhaps via zoom?)

APR

16

Tahoma FS Plant Sale, Disabled American Veteran’s parking lot, 1110 N Stevens St, Tacoma, 9am-noon (earlier if sell out)

https://binged.it/2hgFEln Contact: www.facebook.com/tahomafuchsiasociety

APR

30

Sno-King Fuchsia Society Plant Sale, Renew Covenant Church, 2721 – 164th Ave SW, Lynnwood, WA 9am-4pm

https://binged.it/2MlQWmP Contact: Robin Denny 425-760-3091 robindenny@email.com

APR

30

Fuchsia Fanciers Plant Sale, Centralia Outlet Mall (By Eddie Bauer), 1404 Lum Rd, Centralia, WA, 9am-2pm

https://binged.it/2sH88dL Contact: Will Gibbs 360-960-8970 will.swoffordpond@gmail.com

MAY

7

LakeBay Fuchsia Society Plant Sale, Key Peninsula Civic Center, 17007 S Vaughn Rd., Vaughn, WA, 10am-3pm

https://binged.it/2Mmb5cp Contact: Dale Skrivanich 253-225-3027 daleskrivanich@gmail.com

MAY

7

Eastside Fuchsia Society Plant Sale, Bellevue Botanical Garden, 12001 Main Street, Bellevue WA, 10am-3pm

https://binged.it/2f7N6iv Contact: Caroline Zebroski 206-715-6475 carolinez.garden@yahoo.com

MAY

7

Peninsula Fuchsia Society Plant Sale, Kitsap County Fairgrounds, 1200 NW Fairgrounds Rd, Bremerton 9am-2pm

https://binged.it/2hl0C5E Contact: Pam Cohen 360-377-4194 fuchsiasforpam@gmail.com

MAY

7

Puget Sound FS Plant Sale, Highline SeaTac Botanical Garden, 13735 – 24th Ave S, SeaTac WA, 10am-2pm

https://binged.it/2HQiIpj Contact: Janet Dillow 253-295-2001 dillowjanet@hotmail.com

MAY

14

Greater Seattle Fuchsia Society Plant Sale, Hiram Chittenden Locks, 3015 NW 54th Street, Seattle 10am-2pm

https://binged.it/2f7NH3S Contact: Joan Hampton 206-362-3713 joanfuchsia@comcast.net

MAY

14-15

Olympia FS Plant Sale, Tumwater Falls Park, 110 Deschutes Way SW, Tumwater WA, 9am-4pm

http://olytumfoundation.org/what-we-do/tumwater-falls-park/#!/visiting Contact: Dorothy McMann 360-570-0068 olympiafuchsiasociety@gmail.com

MAY

21

Oregon Fuchsia Society Plant Sale, Trans Auto Services, 4810 SE Belmont, Portland,

https://binged.it/2sVxqEU Contact: Sue Randall 503-246-7920 birdland01@q.com

MAY

21

Pilchuck Fuchsia Society Plant Sale TBD

https://binged.it/2t0BLqd Contact: Robin Denny 425-760-3091 robindenny@email.com

JUNE

18

Puyallup Valley Fuchsia Society Plant Sale, Robin Wilkson's, 211 19th Ave Milton WA 9am-3pm www.facebook.com/puyallupvalleyfuchsiasociety

https://binged.it/2MfTiDF Contact: Robin Wilkson 253-926-0345 redhdrobin@comcast.net

JULY

16

NWFS Board Mtg (perhaps via zoom?)

JULY

30-31

BC Fuchsia & Begonia Society Show & Competition, VanDusen Botanical Garden, 3rd & Oak St, Vancouver, BC, Canada time TBD

https://binged.it/2sTfFpE Contact: Lorna Herchenson lherchenson@telus.net

JULY

30-31

Greater Seattle Fuchsia Society Plant Sale, Hiram Chittenden Locks, 3015 NW 54th Street, Seattle 10am-2pm

https://binged.it/2f7NH3S Contact: Joan Hampton 206-362-3713 ● joanfuchsia@comcast.net

AUG

3-7

Crescent City Fuchsia & Epiphyllum Society Show & Sale, Del Norte Cty Fairgrounds, 421 Hwy 101 N, Crescent City

https://binged.it/2S9tSJQ Contact: Mark Danner 707-9548455 delfiedanner@yahoo.com

AUG

6

Pilchuck Fuchsia Society Show TBD

https://binged.it/2t0BLqd Contact: Robin Denny 425-760-3091 robindenny@email.com

AUG

13

Puyallup Valley FS Show, OPEN TO ALL, Watson’s Nursery, 6211 Pioneer Way E, Puyallup WA, 10am-3pm

https://binged.it/2MfsRyd

www.facebook.com/puyallupvalleyfuchsiasociety Contact: Pat Davidson 253-576-9849 patroggow@yahoo.com

AUG

12-14

Oregon Fuchsia Society Show & Sale, Portland Nursery, 5050 SE Stark, Portland Fri & Sat 9-6, Sun 9-2

https://binged.it/2ytwsFz Contact: Sue Randall 503-246-7920, birdland01@q.com

AUG

13

Sno-King Fuchsia Society Show & Plant Sale, Renew Covenant Church, 2721 – 164th Ave SW, Lynnwood, WA 9am-3pm

https://binged.it/2MlQWmP Contact: Robin Denny robindenny@email.com

AUG

20-21

Eastside Show & Sale Bellevue Botanical Garden, 12001 Main Street, Bellevue WA, 10am-3pm

https://binged.it/2f7N6iv Contact: Caroline Zebroski 206-715-6475 C ● carolinez.garden@yahoo.com

AUG

27

Olympia FS Show & Sale, OPEN TO ALL, Tumwater Falls Park, 110 Deschutes Way SW, Tumwater WA, 10am-3pm

http://olytumfoundation.org/what-we-do/tumwater-falls-park/#!/visiting

Contact: Dorothy McMann 360-570-0068 olympiafuchsiasociety@gmail.com

SEPT

7

NWFS Show & Sale, OPEN TO ALL NWFS MBRS, Lake Wilderness Arboretum, 22520 SE 248th St, Maple Valley WA 10am-4pm

Contact: Tammy Brown 253-226-1210 oggh2011@gmail.com

OCT

15

NWFS Annual Meeting TBD

 

   

 

The Northwest Fuchsia Society was established in 1983.

 

Mailing address:

Northwest Fuchsia Society

12735- 1st Ave. NW

Seattle, WA 98177-4221