GCNN Workshops

A central program of the Garden Conservancy Northwest Network is a series of spring and fall GCNN workshops, each one tailored to the needs of members organizations and each hosted by a member organization. 

Save the date for next workshop: Saturday, March 16 -17, 2019. 

Our next GCNN workshop, which will be hosted by the Hardy Plant Society of Oregon in Portland, OR. Here's the plan for the weekend:

Saturday March 16, 2019

  • Steering committee meeting
  • Garden tour and dinner followed by dinner at the home of Bruce Wakefield (open to all attendees)

Sunday March 17, 2019

  • GCNN workshop: How to use educational programming to build people’s experience and awareness of your mission while also building a revenue stream.

More information will be added as it becomes available. 


The latest GCNN workshop was held on Saturday, November 17, 2018, at Lakewold Garden in Lakewood, WA, and the topic was garden documentation.

The GCNN and Historic Seattle also cosponsored a program on Saturday, April 21, 2018, on "The Value of Public Gardens in the Northwest." This workshop was held at the Good Shepherd Center in Seattle.

The spring GCNN workshop and annual meeting was held on Saturday, February 24, 2018, at Dunn Gardens in Seattle, WA. The workshop topic was building a strong board of directors and the featured speaker was Virginia D. Lang.