Showcasing northwest plants since 1963

Referred to as Snohomish County's 'treasure', the Evergreen Arboretum & Gardens is both a place of beauty and education and is free to the public. Located on 3 ½ acres in Everett Washington, its ten themed gardens include the Urban Tree Walk, Entrance Garden, Rock Garden, Northwest Native Plant Trail, Rain Garden, Japanese Maple Grove, Northwest Demonstration Garden, Viewing Mound, Woodland and Conifer Gardens as well as the 200' Snohomish County Master Gardener's Demonstration Border and sculptures throughout. Weaving through these gardens are ADA approved pervious pathways in most areas. There are countless ways to experience and enjoy all that the Evergreen Arboretum has to offer; docent-led tours, free educational classes, the annual plant sale and volunteerism. Come witness the beauty that every season holds. The Arboretum is open from dawn until dusk.

Our website is currently under reconstruction, much like our gardens. The Virtual Tours are being updated. Please excuse the mess. It will be cleaned up soon, and better than ever!

Commemorative Oak Leaf Wall Update

We are closing in on the construction project at the Arboretum which will include numerous areas including the south area completion, installation of the new James Madison sculpture “Siblings”, and the construction of the Commemorative Oak Leaf Wall.  The design has been completed and approved through Parks and at our June meeting we are hearing a late summer/fall time line.  We are all extremely happy with the look of the wall. It is frankly being “overbuilt” with a huge footing underneath that will ensure the wall will remain level and last for centuries to come.  We will let you know when the leaves have been mounted and you can come see the finished product.

We thank you all again for helping this project out by donating to the Leaf Fundraiser and thank you now for your patience.  We all have been working on this a long time.  All of us on the board apologize for the delay but we remain resolute in our passion to see this project to its completion!

Trevor Cameron, President

Evergreen Arboretum and Gardens



Fall Perennial Color
Saturday, September 16, 2017, Noon-1PM

Extend the season of color in your flower beds. Learn about perennials that keep you enjoying your garden in late summer and fall. 

RSVP: 425-257-8597. FREE

Instructor:  Janel Garnett, garden designer

Meet in the Horticulture Portable at the Evergreen Arboretum

Saturday, October 14, 2017, Noon-2PM

Family Fun Event. Help us plant hundreds of spring flowering bulbs in the Arboretum and in return take a bag of bulbs home to plant in your own garden. Tools, bulbs and snacks provided. All ages encouraged to participate.      

Meet at the Evergreen Arboretum at Arboretum Front Entrance

Free to members / $20 for non member individuals or $35 for non member families

Registration fee covers cost of event and 1 year Arboretum individual or family membership. 

The mission of the Evergreen Arboretum Foundation is to create and maintain an inspirational arboretum and gardens accessible to all, internationally-acclaimed and locally-enjoyed for its plant diversity, original art and educational opportunities.

Evergreen Arboretum Gardens Entrance

Current Newsletter

August 2017 Newsletter

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Upcoming Events

(Saturday, October 14, 2017, Noon-2PM)

Volunteer Appreciation BBQ
(Saturday, October 21, 2017, 1-3PM)

Upcoming Classes

(Saturday, October 14, 2017, Noon-2PM)


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145 Alverson Blvd.
Everett, WA 98201
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PO Box 13014
Everett, WA 98206-13014

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Gates are open from dawn to dusk
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