About the Gardens
The esteemed Olmsted Brothers Landscape firm designed the Dunn Gardens in 1915. One hundred years later the vision of the Gardens as a place of timeless grace has been realized. Notable features include naturalistic groupings of trees, broad lawns with borders of shrubs, and woodland walks. Plants range from diminutive erythroniums to large rhododendrons and towering Douglas firs.
The E.B. Dunn Historic Garden Trust is dedicated to conserving historically significant gardens in the Northwest. Specific purposes of the Garden Trust include: Conservation of the Dunn Gardens for use and enjoyment of the public; conservation of other historically significant gardens in the Northwest; and public education about the history, horticulture, restoration and preservation of gardens in the Northwest.
From the Garden Blog
“Wow! This would be a great spot for a golf course.”
This was for many years the highest praise my spouse might utter for scenic beauty – whether we were looking at the wild beauty of a natural landscape or the symmetry of a meticulously man-made garden.
Noted landscape architect, Vicki Scuri, will focus on her backyard rain garden; how and why she created her rain garden; and how her interest in sustainable landscapes has influenced her public work.
Please join us for this popular and hands-on class with Jennifer Carlson. Learn how to arrange greens, flowers, seed pods, and cones from your winter garden in a casual cottage-style arrangement for your holiday table.
Our Annual Solstice Stroll is back.
Gayle Richardson's talk about garden books will be full of ideas, plenty
Visit the Dunn Gardens booth at the Northwest Flower and Garden Show and learn about us and our 2015 Centennial events.