Next month’s garden club meeting will be ALL ABOUT our annual Plant Sale coming up May 16th, 2015. Please come prepared to sign up for various tasks – set up (the day before), tear down (evening of sale), ferrying plants from homes to the site, labeling, checkout, reference desk, snacks, personal shopper guide, loading, etc. … Continue reading
Monthly Archives: March 2015
Brown Marmorated Stink Bugs – Great FAQ website!
Just when you thought there was nothing new to know about the invasive Brown Marmorated Stink Bugs, a new resource pops up! The Rutger’s new Jersey Agricultural Experimental Station website has a fantastic “FAQ” (Frequently Asked Questions) page about these annoying and invasive pests: https://njaes.rutgers.edu/stinkbug/faq.asp One specific FAQ that caught our eye was the below … Continue reading
“Lasagna Gardening” or “No Dig” primer.
This is a great way to quickly create a raised bed for gardening when you have less than perfect soil. If you have heavy clay soil, like many of us do in the southwest Washington state area, this is an especially useful method to set up your garden beds or plots. (It works for other … Continue reading
Unusual Cat-Mint to be offered at this year’s Plant Sale!
You never know WHAT unusual plants you might find for sale at the Garden Club’s annual Plant Sale, nestling right alongside the more expected vegetables, herbs, berries and perennials! We’re not sure how tall this Cat-Mint crop will be by the Plant Sale date, but it seems to be progressing nicely! 🙂 This year, the … Continue reading
Great resource for “what’s happening” in Clark County, WA
Here’s a great resource for “what’s happening” in Clark County, WA, USA. You can either visit the web site periodically yourself, or, “add yourself” to the mailing list and get regular updates on what’s going on – including classes, events, and amazing stuff! This month’s email included: 1) Master Food Preservers class, 2) video on … Continue reading