New to Clark County?  Hint #1: Check out WSU Extension
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New to Clark County? Hint #1: Check out WSU Extension

If you’re new to the Clark County, Washington, USA area, you might not know “where to start”. Here is just one of our suggestions for you. The Washington State University Extension of Clark County offers programs, classes and training in a huge variety of areas way beyond (but still including) farming and agriculture ! Just … Continue reading

Portland Nursery winter events – Houseplants & Pottery – Jan 11-24
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Portland Nursery winter events – Houseplants & Pottery – Jan 11-24

Got the winter blahs or blues?  Portland Nursery (two sites) has some fun events and sales to help gardeners get “green” in the winter! From Jan 11-24th they are holding numerous events and sales on HOUSEPLANTS and POTTERY!  Check ’em out at their two locations in Portland:  5050 SE Stark & 9000 SE Division. Website:  … Continue reading

Intro to Perennial Agriculture – Jan 20, 10am-12 – Naturescapers’ class
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Intro to Perennial Agriculture – Jan 20, 10am-12 – Naturescapers’ class

Presented by Eve Hanlin, Landscape Designer, Garden Mentor, and owner of Evelyn’s Garden. [This class is sponsored by the “Naturescapers” at the CASEE building just east of the “Wildlife Botanical Gardens” at 11000 NE 149th St., Brush Prairie, WA] “More food, less maintenance? It sounds like a vegetable gardener’s fantasy, but unique species of perennial … Continue reading

October 25 Speaker – 1pm – Bob Merrell, Linda’s Dahlias
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October 25 Speaker – 1pm – Bob Merrell, Linda’s Dahlias

Do you love Dahlias? Find out how to keep them going year after year. Bob Merrell, of Linda’s Dahlias, is scheduled to be our guest speaker for the next general meeting, Wednesday, October 25, 2017, at 1:00 pm.  Join us to get your questions answered. Linda’s Dahlias is located at 1525 SE Washougal River Road … Continue reading

“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

Rain Barrels installed at Helen Baller Elementary!
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Rain Barrels installed at Helen Baller Elementary!

Three rain barrels were installed spring of 2017 at Helen Baller Elementary to complement an already existing garden tucked inside the school grounds. Geri Rubano, Para Supervisor, Helen Baller Elementary, Camas, developed the “Rain Water Collection System for School Gardens” to add the barrels to collect water from the school buildings to be used to water … Continue reading

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