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!

Come Join Us!

Individual membership is just $20 with Family membership set at $35. Members enjoy free classes and our annual meeting, as well as the knowledge of supporting the beauty that is the Evergreen Arboretum.

Sign up on this website. Membership valid through March of 2019.

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



Did you help with events this year like Docent Tours, the Plant Sale, or Volunteer Days in the Arboretum? Are you a member who would like to volunteer for future events? 

Come to our barbecue so we can say "Thank you!" 



Sat, Oct 21, Noon-1PM: Free

Instructor:  John Marsh, Master Gardener

What should you do this fall in order to get your garden ready for winter? Some of the topics that will be covered are which perennials to cut back, how much to mulch the garden beds and which plants should be dug up. These and many more topics will be covered. Meet in the Horticultural Portable at the Evergreen Arboretum.



Instructor:  Sandy Milam, award-winning container designer

This class is not just about pine trees. We will learn about all those cone-producing plants that add year round interest in the garden with their color, shape and size. The class will cover planting care and selecting the right plant for the right place, including containers. We will also view some of the newest introductions in the Arboretum. Meet at the front entrance to the Evergreen Arboretum.


HOLIDAY WORKSHOP FOR KIDS Sat, Dec2, Noon-2PM: Free for members, $35 for non-members

Instructor:  Hap Wertheimer

Family Fun Event. Bring your holiday spirit and creativity to this two hour workshop and go home with several gifts for the holidays. Projects are appropriate for children ages 6-10. Meet in the Horticultural Portable at the Evergreen Arboretum.

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

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Upcoming Events

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

Upcoming Classes

Putting Your Garden to Bed
(Saturday, October 21, 2017, Noon-1PM)

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


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

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