Visit the Echo Lake Elementary Native Plant Garden Saturday

Friday, May 17, 2019

Apple Tree and beyond

Come and see the Echo Lake School Native Plant Garden in bloom!

Open Garden

Saturday, May 18, 2019
11:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Echo Lake School
Shoreline 98133

Enter the garden from 195th Street


Photos by Steve Schneider May 28, 2019

The Echo Lake School Native Plant Garden is 10 years old this spring and has 120 native plant species!

The garden is planted on a hillside

The students in the Green Thumb Club have been working hard to get the garden ready. Master Gardener Donna Franklin coordinates the Green Thumb Club, consisting of 4th, 5th and 6th graders who give up a recess a week to help maintain the Garden. Donna also enlists community volunteers to assist her.

For ten years, students in the Green Thumb Club
have used a recess a week to work in the garden

Come walk along the garden paths and enjoy the many flowers in bloom.

These are among the 25 species blooming in the garden now.


Orange Honeysuckle



Cardwell’s Penstemon


Black Twinberry


These are conifers.

The garden has sections for every climate zone in the northwest. 



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