At the left is my most favorite hardy fuchsia. If you don’t have this carefree plant in your garden, you might like to try one. They live through the winter, begin blooming in late summer until frost, don’t need any staking or deadheading. Plant it in the sun, water it and watch the hummingbirds feast. … Continue reading
Category Archives: Favorite Plants
Favorite plants of members of the Garden Club.
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
Plant Sale – partial Perennial List – May 16, 9am-3pm
Here’s a partial list of the Perennials we’ll be having at our BIG annual Plant Sale May 16th, 9am-3pm! These plants do well in our Pacific Northwest climate. Most of them are starts from our own gardens! Garden Club members will be available during the sale to answer your questions and help you select plants … 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
Pumpkins – did you know?
Could pumpkins be the true icon of the 20th and 21st centuries? Well pumpkins should be! How did the orange fruit gain such popularity outside the kitchen? Answer: It began with the invention of the home refrigerator. By the late 1930’s electric refrigerators were in many U.S.A. homes, gradually replacing the older “iceboxes”. But, before … Continue reading
Gardenia jasminoides ‘Kleim’s Hardy’ – Plant of the Month
The Gardenia jasminoides is one of my favorite small shrubs in my garden. It has glossy, dark green evergreen leaves that help maintain structure in the garden all year. Single white, six petal flowers with yellow stamens bloom from late spring through early fall. It grows slowly in a rounded mounding habit to 2-3 feet … Continue reading
Aug 27 club meeting & potluck is at NOON (not 1pm)!
Clematis. Come join us at the (old) Camas Community Center for our first meeting at the end of summer at NOON (not 1 pm). It is a potluck! Feel free to bring your favorite main course or side. Board members will provide drinks & desserts. If you want to join the club, dues are payable … Continue reading