Current and Upcoming Events


Celebrate the Plant Lover's Guide to Ferns!

May 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Celebrate the new fern guide

The Plant Lover’s Guide to Ferns

 by Richie Steffen & Sue Olsen

Lecture by Richie Steffen


Fern Walk with
Richie Steffen & Sue Olsen

Books will be $20.00 at the event.
Proceeds benefit
Hardy Fern Foundation
Northwest Horticultural Society


Join Richie and Sue for a walk through the signature bed of ferns at the Washington Park Arboretum, learn about the exciting world of ferns from Richie’s lecture and celebrate the launch of their new book on ferns, The Plant Lover’s Guide to Ferns.

HFF Fern Festival

June 5th, 12-6:30 and Saturday June 6th, 9-2.

June 5th evening lecture - 7:00pm - Pat Riehl will share a presentation on the ferns and sights of Japan, based on her 2014 trip.

Center for Urban Horticulture, Seattle, WA

Our yearly fern sale and guest speaker event. Each year a phenomenal selection of ferns come in

from both HFF and participating vendors. A treasure trove of varieties, plus the expertise on hand to

help you find the right ferns.


Plant Nerd Night

JULY 23, 2015

The Mountaineers Program Center, Seattle, WA

Come to hobnob and plant hunt at this reservation
-only plant sale. Tickets will go on sale May 1st through Brown Bag Tickets, and are $45.00.

Fall Work Party and Potluck

OCTOBER 3, 2015

HFF display gardens at Rhododendron Species Botanical Garden, Federal Way, WA

Come back to our Stumpery and fern collections to catch up and see what changes have taken place since the Spring Work Party. !

Fall Social

OCTOBER 10, 2015

Bellevue Botanical Garden, Bellevue, WA

Come for the entertainment and displays and plants for sale, as we host our annual get-together for all our membership.