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Grand Opening!  Washougal Library SEED BANK – March 31, 11am-3pm
Gardening / Master Gardener / Other Garden Events / Seed Bank Library

Grand Opening! Washougal Library SEED BANK – March 31, 11am-3pm

The Washougal branch of the Fort Vancouver Regional Library is having their GRAND OPENING for their SEED BANK library, March 31, 2018, 11am – 3pm, Saturday! Not sure what a Seed Bank is?  Well, it is like a library for SEEDS, instead of books. You can “check out” seeds that you take home and plant. … Continue reading

“Chrysanthemums for Home & Competition” by Gordon Jackman, Mar 28
Club Events / Flowers / Guest Speaker / Past Club Events

“Chrysanthemums for Home & Competition” by Gordon Jackman, Mar 28

Gordon Jackman will be the guest speaker on March 28, 2018, Wednesday afternoon, starting at 1:30pm. Gordon has had a passion for Dahlias since 1981 when he began learning about and growing them in Portland, OR. He also joined many Dahlia organizations and became a judge in 1991.  Since then, he has judged many competitions … Continue reading

Book review:  The Humane Gardener, by Nancy Lawson
Books / Gardening / native plants / Review / Wildlife

Book review: The Humane Gardener, by Nancy Lawson

From one of our club members: “I just read a wonderful book about gardening for yourself AND wildlife, both flora and fauna, called ‘The Humane Gardener, nurturing a backyard habitat for wildlife’ by Nancy Lawson. If you haven’t (or even if you have) tried to make your garden wildlife friendly, it is a great introduction … Continue reading

“Garden Therapy: Calming the Inner Storms” Feb 28 @1:30pm
Gardening / Guest Speaker / Monthly Meeting / Past Club Events

“Garden Therapy: Calming the Inner Storms” Feb 28 @1:30pm

The club’s guest speakers for the month of February will be Joyce Lounsberry, Ph.D., President, and Suzann Stahl, Membership Chairman, of the Washington State Federation of Garden Clubs (WSFGC). WSFGC was established in 1933 with 15 clubs within the state.  Today, after 85 years, the WSFGC represents 91 clubs and 2,536 members within Washington State. … Continue reading

Greater Portland Iris Society – upcoming events starting in February!
Iris / JAPANESE IRIS / Other Garden Events

Greater Portland Iris Society – upcoming events starting in February!

Interested in IRISES?  Then this is the group you’ll want to check out! Current information for the Greater Portland Iris Society 2018 events have been posted to their website:  http://GreaterPortlandIrisSociety.org/calendar-of-events   The club had special guest speaker, Chad Harris, co-owner of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm, speak in September 2017 about iris plants and the local … Continue reading

Hint #1: Check out WSU Extension
Canning / Community Service / Dehydrating / Farming / Food / Fun-for-kids / Gardening / GettingToKnowClarkCounty / Hint / Master Food Preservers / Master Gardener / Other Plant Sale / Soil

Hint #1: Check out WSU Extension

If you’re new to the Clark County, Washington, USA area, you might not know “where to start”. Here is just one of our suggestions for you. The Washington State University Extension of Clark County offers programs, classes and training in a huge variety of areas way beyond (but still including) farming and agriculture ! Just … Continue reading