Special Collector’s Issue “Organic Gardening” mag worth checking out!
Books / Magazines / Organic Gardening

Special Collector’s Issue “Organic Gardening” mag worth checking out!

For ORGANIC GARDENERS out there, or gardeners even CONTEMPLATING going organic, or maybe those only THINKING about trying gardening, this is the magazine issue you need to pick up – “Special Collector’s Issue: Organic Gardening”. Celebrating their 73rd year, this issue is a wonderful collection of great articles that are still relevant today! They will … Continue reading

Gardening with wildlife in mind…
Books / Natives / Wildlife

Gardening with wildlife in mind…

Here are some gardening resources you might wish to explore during these winter days.  These were suggested by the Naturescapers, in their latest Winter 2015 newsletter.  They maintain the “Wildlife Botanical Gardens” in Brush Prairie, WA. 1)  “Bringing Nature Home” by Douglas W. Tallamy.  Guide on how to make your yard and garden, no matter … Continue reading

Wild Plants – Two recommended books  & web site
Books / Food / Past Club Events / Plant Thoughts / Web Sites

Wild Plants – Two recommended books & web site

At our September monthly garden club meeting, Pixie LaPlante spoke about edible, yet often ignored plants.  She brought along samples of a variety of plants that we all “see” in our gardens, but often dismiss as “weeds”, when in fact, many of them are edible and highly nutritious! She also points out you should be … Continue reading

2 gardening books you might enjoy…
Books / Food / Other Garden News

2 gardening books you might enjoy…

One of our members, S.P., suggested club members might enjoy two books during the “share” time of our August general club meeting. “Pacific Northwest Foraging” by Douglas Deur. Plants specific to the USA Pacific NW area explored in great detail. “Coffee for Roses” by C.L. Fornari. Misleading facts about backyard gardening are debunked. Both books … Continue reading