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Make your own Flower Arrangement!  Nov 14th @1pm (DATE CORRECTION!)
Flower Arrangements / Fun Projects / Guest Speaker / Monthly Meeting / Past Club Events

Make your own Flower Arrangement! Nov 14th @1pm (DATE CORRECTION!)

Back by popular demand – centerpieces from “Thanksgiving to Christmas” that you make yourself! The Community Garden Club of Camas Washougal is pleased that another of our talented members, Karen B., will lead us in the annual creation of floral centerpieces at our November 14, 2018 general meeting!  The meeting runs from 1-3pm; the floral … Continue reading

Julie Surface of Hidden Gardens – Guest Speaker – Oct 24
Classes / Monthly Meeting / Past Club Events / Speakers

Julie Surface of Hidden Gardens – Guest Speaker – Oct 24

Julie Surface, head of customer service and displays at Hidden Gardens Nursery & Landscaping, located atop Prune Hill in Camas will be our featured Guest Speaker at the CWCGC meeting on Oct. 24, beginning at 1:30pm. In her talk, Julie will highlight succulents, talking about what makes a succulent a succulent, different varietals, and will … Continue reading

Free Lasagna Gardening Class – Sat, Sep 29th, 10am-noon – preregistration req’d
Composting / Gardening / Lasagna Gardening / Master Composter Recyclers / Other Garden Events

Free Lasagna Gardening Class – Sat, Sep 29th, 10am-noon – preregistration req’d

Learn how to build and plant a raised bed garden in two hours or less for FREE! No tilling or turning required and most materials are free! Lasagna gardening, also know as “sheet composting”, is a method of composting in place and building up a raised bed within an hour or two. Don’t worry if … Continue reading

Gordon French speaks about “The Living Soil” Sep 26, 1pm
Gardening / Guest Speaker / Past Club Events / Soil

Gordon French speaks about “The Living Soil” Sep 26, 1pm

Gordon French will be our featured Guest Speaker at the Community Garden Club of Camas Washougal’s September 26 general meeting.  He will be speaking on “The Living Soil”. In addition to owning and running the local Feed store, Gordon has also taught Clark County Extension Classes for the Master Gardener Program and Small Acreage Farms. … Continue reading

Intro to Bird Song – 15Sep2018, Sat, 10am-noon, Brandon Burger
Birds / Classes / Naturescaping / Wildlife

Intro to Bird Song – 15Sep2018, Sat, 10am-noon, Brandon Burger

Brandon Burger, Backyard Bird Shop, provides an introduction to identifying some of the more common birds in our area by their unique songs. Once you learn two or three by ear, you can learn how to identify unique patterns and mnemonics to learn even more! At the CASEE center, 11104 NE 149th St., Brush Prairie, … Continue reading

Preserving Meat, Fish, Poultry and Making Jerky – Sep 6, 6-8pm
Canning / Classes / Dehydrating / Preserving

Preserving Meat, Fish, Poultry and Making Jerky – Sep 6, 6-8pm

The last class of the “You Can!” summer preservation series, teaches you the in’s and out’s of preserving meat, fish, poultry and making jerky using pressure canning, drying and freezing. Learn the latest proper and safe techniques of preserving your bounty using the recommended tools and processes. Part 8 of an 8 part series of … Continue reading

“Pollinators” Charlie Vanden Heuvel, Beekeeper – 7pm, Tues Sep 4th @ CASEE HS
Bees / Butterflies / Free / Master Gardener

“Pollinators” Charlie Vanden Heuvel, Beekeeper – 7pm, Tues Sep 4th @ CASEE HS

Pollinators help over 80% of the flowering plants on our planet reproduce.  They include a wide range of creatures, such as “ants, bats, bees, beetles, birds, butterflies, flies, moths, wasps and other unusual animals.” Come listen to Charlie Vanden Heuvel, beekeeper, speak to the importance of just a few of the beneficial pollinators at the … Continue reading