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Intro to Urban Foraging – Sep 17, 10am-noon @ Columbia Springs!
Classes / Food / Foraging / Identification

Intro to Urban Foraging – Sep 17, 10am-noon @ Columbia Springs!

Whether you want to survive a zombie apocalypse, or cook healthier, cheaper meals for your family, foraging is a practical skill for all ages. Join plant enthusiast Eve Hanlin for a presentation and guided walk around Columbia Springs to help you identify the many safe, easy and free foods that grow in abundance right within … Continue reading

August 24 Potluck & Meeting @ NOON (not 1pm)
Food / Monthly Meeting / Past Club Events / Potluck

August 24 Potluck & Meeting @ NOON (not 1pm)

The Community Garden Club of Camas Washougal’s first general meeting at the end of summer is August 24, Wednesday starting at NOON (not the usual 1pm). Please bring a favorite dish to share and your own table service. The Board members will provide beverages and dessert. Thinking about joining the club?  Or maybe you have … Continue reading

Garden Club break until August 24 – field trips, gardening, summer fun!
Field Trips / Gardening / Past Club Events / Places To Go

Garden Club break until August 24 – field trips, gardening, summer fun!

In case you’re wondering, the Community Garden Club of Camas Washougal is on its summer break until August 24. We’ll have no general club meetings until then.  (We take “off” June, July and December every year.) Why?  Well, during this time we work in our own gardens, have “field trips” to each other’s gardens, tour … Continue reading

Mystery plant identification:  What could it be?  Where to look?
Favorite Plants / Identification / Natives

Mystery plant identification: What could it be? Where to look?

One of our members discovered a plant growing under the dappled shade and moist soil under some Vine Maples and 150 foot tall Douglas Firs.  But, what was it? It has “mostly” heart shaped leaves.  The leaves on the flower stems are alternated, not opposing.  The plants are about 4″-6″ tall, with some stems reaching … Continue reading

“Gardening to save the pollinators” – Charles Bennett – May 25 @ 1pm
Bees / Guest Speaker / Past Club Events

“Gardening to save the pollinators” – Charles Bennett – May 25 @ 1pm

Our guest speaker for the month of May is Charles Bennett.  Charles is the current Vice President of the WSBA (Washington State Bee Keeper Association) and past President of of PNWQRC (Pacific NW Queen Rearing Club). Charles grew up in rural Clackamas County, Oregon. After six years in the Air Force, Charles finished his higher … Continue reading