Whatcom Horticultural Society

Annual Tour of Private Gardens
July 12 & 13, 2014 • 11am to 5pm

Online ticket sales are now closed but you can still buy tickets at any of the gardens during tour hours.
Garden Descriptions | Tour Map

Memberships - Join or Renew

The Whatcom Horticultural Society sponsors a variety of programs, events, lectures, tours, and publications for Whatcom County area gardeners.

We welcome the novice and the veteran; active gardeners and those who love to visit, discuss and read about gardens; those who are visitors; those who are new to the area and those deeply entrenched. We hope we have something of value to offer you all.

WHS was organized in 1989 and was originally known as the Whatcom in Bloom Garden Society. The name was changed to avoid confusion with the Whatcom County Parks annual friendly garden competition, called Whatcom County in Bloom.

The Social Gardener is the society's quarterly journal, filled with stories by member gardeners about plants, gardening, and other garden-related subjects.

Members are encouraged to participate in WHS activities, especially as volunteers during the annual summer Tour of Private Gardens.


Mission Statement

The mission of the Whatcom Horticultural Society is to expand community interest in gardening through educational activities.

We sponsor a wide variety of opportunities locally, providing exposure to historical, artistic, technical and cultural aspects of regional and worldwide gardening. We believe that an exploration of the many diverse aspects of gardening will promote increased skills and knowledge resulting in the beautification of public and private gardens in the Pacific Northwest.


Membership in the Whatcom Horticultural Society is open to all upon payment of the annual fee. Please see Membership for details.


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