”Gardening to save the pollinators” – Charles Bennett – January 24 (2018) @ 1:30pm
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”Gardening to save the pollinators” – Charles Bennett – January 24 (2018) @ 1:30pm

Our guest speaker for the month of January is Charles Bennett and the topic is “gardening to save the pollinators”.  The club has been fortunate to have had Charles as speaker in the past.  His presentations are lively and entertain and educate.  We’ve never  “stumped” him on a bee question yet! Charles is current President … Continue reading

Jan 25 @ 1pm Guest Speaker – Mary Jones – Lotions & Potions (Lavender)
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Jan 25 @ 1pm Guest Speaker – Mary Jones – Lotions & Potions (Lavender)

Join us to learn about lavender from a local expert! Mary Jones – co-owner of Scented Acres Lavendar Farm, Brush Prairie, WA – will present “Lotions & Potions” as the Garden Club’s January speaker. Mary and her husband have been farming and raising lavender since 2004 and sell over 25 varieties, along with a huge … Continue reading

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

May 25 Speaker – 1pm – Pesticides & Wildflower along Roads
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May 25 Speaker – 1pm – Pesticides & Wildflower along Roads

Our May 25 speaker will be Charles Bennett, Vice President of the Washington State Beekeepers Association.  He will talk about the the “Greenway Initiative for Washington State” involving bans on roadside pesticide use and wildflower planting along roads. All meetings take place at the Camas Community Center, 1718 SE 7th Ave., Camas, WA 98607. All … Continue reading

Club member Gayle having success w. Globe Artichokes!
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Club member Gayle having success w. Globe Artichokes!

Gayle, one of our club members, is looking forward to having a great summer crop from her surviving Globe Artichoke plant! Several others died that were planted in less sunny, protected areas of her garden.  😦   So,  Gayle shows with this success story, LOCATION is key to growing these! This plant obviously likes its location! … Continue reading

Mar 25th Speaker – Charles Bennett – Bee Keeping
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Mar 25th Speaker – Charles Bennett – Bee Keeping

Join us at our March monthly meeting and hear our guest speaker, Charles Bennett, Master Bee Keeper and President of the Pacific Northwest Queen Rearing Club, teach us about bee keeping. The main meeting starts, as usual, at 1pm. For more information, see our web site at: http://www.GardenClubOfCamasWashougal.org. [Photo:  http://www.pacificnorthwestqueenrearingclub.org/ Continue reading