“Art in the Garden” July 9, Sunday, 10am-4pm – Wildlife Botanical Gardens
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“Art in the Garden” July 9, Sunday, 10am-4pm – Wildlife Botanical Gardens

Here is the map of artists who will be at the 5th annual “Art in the Garden” event held in the Wildlife Botanical Gardens of Brush Prairie, WA (just north of Vancouver, off of 117th Ave., aka HiWay 503) – next Sunday, JULY 9, 2017 from 10am-4pm. Admission and music are FREE! Parking is FREE … Continue reading

FREE Lasagna Gardening Class – June 3, Saturday, 10am-noon
Classes / Composting / Gardening / Lasagna Gardening / Organic Gardening

FREE Lasagna Gardening Class – June 3, Saturday, 10am-noon

The Master Composter/Recyclers (MCR) of Clark County, WA, are holding a FREE class on how to make a raised bed in the “Lasagna Gardening” style. When:  June 3, 10am-noon Where: CASEE Center & adjacent Compost Demo Site @ Wildlife Botanical Gardens, Brush Prairie. Why:  fast, cheap, quick and effective raised bed ready to plant in … Continue reading

Composting with Black Soldier Fly Larvae!
Birds / Composting

Composting with Black Soldier Fly Larvae!

Forget the “ick” factor, these strange looking, slow moving “critters” in your compost bin or compost pile may be doing more work than you realize and they are harmless! “Black Soldier Fly” larvae eat huge amounts of raw material – including  veggies, fat, meat, slaughterhouse remnants – and convert it into compost.  They are voracious … Continue reading

“Lasagna Gardening” or “No Dig” primer.
Composting / Gardening / Organic Gardening / Plant Thoughts / Recipes / Recycling

“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