Community Projects

The mission of The Seattle Garden Club is to
stimulate a love of gardening, to protect the quality of the environment, to encourage civic beautification,
and to support charitable, scientific and educational activities in each of said areas.

The Seattle Garden Club encourages requests for funding of projects from the community.
Recent recipients include:

GRANT APPLICATION: Completed Grant Request forms must be received by December 1st for the following year funding round.  Please Note: this is the updated deadline!
Organizations can access the application form by clicking here. Grant applications should be emailed to the Community Projects Chair ( by December 1st.

For more information or questions, please email the Community Projects Chair at

Arboretum Foundation

Since the 1930’s, Seattle Garden Club continues to support significant Washington Park Arboretum projects in partnership with the Arboretum Foundation.  The most recent completed in 2017 to celebrate our Centennial Year,  the “Azalea Way Centennial Garden”.

Rainier Beach Urban Farm & Wetlands

The Rainier Beach Urban Farm & Wetlands (RBUFW) is Seattle’s largest urban farm. Community members of all ages volunteer and participate in our educational programs, learning to grow food organically and restore the natural wetlands habitat that runs down the middle of the farm, while supplying fresh food for the community.

Seattle Children’s PlayGarden

The Seattle Children’s PlayGarden is a space where children of all abilities can play outdoors and stretch their imaginations and independence: kids on two feet, kids with walkers, kids in wheelchairs, kids who communicate differently. A welcoming place where children with special needs can play along side their typically developing siblings and friends.

U of W Botanic Gardens – Fragrance Garden

The Seattle Garden Club Fragrance Garden greets visitors with tantalizing smells and colorful flowers at the entry to the Center for Urban Horticulture. Robert Chittock’s design transformed the former Entry Shade Garden to the Fragrance Garden in 2007.

This is a garden for the senses. Come sit on one of the garden’s five benches and feel the afternoon light on your back. Watch songbirds splash in the basalt birdbath. Close your eyes and listen to the Soest Garden fountain cascade into its basin. Breathe deep and take in the garden’s rich, diverse aromas.

Bellevue Botanical Gardens

Is an urban refuge, encompassing 53-acres of cultivated gardens, restored woodlands, and natural wetlands. The living collections showcase plants that thrive in the Pacific Northwest.

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