Upcoming Event

Garden Design Walks at Bloedel

Garden Design Walks featuring UW Professor Iain Robertson

A brand new way to experience Bloedel’s beautifully designed gardens: please join us for one or all four of our new series, Garden Design Walks, led by Iain Robertson, Professor of Landscape Architecture & Design at the University of Washington.

In these interactive walking talks you will consider topics such as movement patterns, shaping space, the character of plants, qualities of natural light, and seasonal changes, all within the context of the experience of this remarkable place, the Bloedel Reserve and its Pacific Northwest setting.

WHEN: Monday, Dec 11th (the final installment of the 2017 series!)
All walks are 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm (approx.)
WHERE: Bloedel Grounds – Meet at Gatehouse
COST: $20 Members, $30 Non-Members
TICKETS: Available through our website:
Click here to purchase tickets for the Dec 11 walk at 2pm

The walks will last approximately two hours and take place rain or shine.

About Iain Robertson:  

Landscape architect Iain M Robertson has taught design in the University of Washington’s Landscape Architecture department for over three decades.  His areas of interest include planting design, basic landscape design and cultivating creativity.  He has consulted with arboreta and botanic gardens including Washington Park Arboretum, Bellevue Botanic Garden and the Bloedel Reserve and designed the replanting of Seattle’s Freeway Park.

**Please note that Garden Design Walks are intended to be academic walks designed for adults to learn more about the philosophies and implementation of landscape design at Bloedel. We do not recommend these walks for children under 16.