Please join us Feb 26th when the entertaining Joan Veach will speak to us about “Vegetables A-Z” at the “Community Garden Club of Camas Washougal” general meeting. “Before I took the Master Gardener class,” says Joan, “my efforts at vegetable gardening were often very disappointing. [Now] we grow a large percentage of the vegetables we … Continue reading
Category Archives: Gardening
Julie Carlsen speaks on “Plant Identification”, Jan 22, 1pm
Our January speaker, Julie Carlsen, has been a Clark County Master Gardener for 17 years, helping to train new volunteers in the Master Gardener program and volunteering at the master Gardener Foundation Plant Sale as their “Perennial Princess”, leading perennial propagation efforts. She also heads the “Dig Team” that coordinates finding plant donations for the … Continue reading
HINT #6: Dry spring weather – might need to water your plants!
Weather forecasters are indicating this may be the driest April recorded in the Portland Vancouver metro area in over 100 years. Some plants are VERY thirsty right now after an exceptionally dry winter and spring and few of the heavy, steady rains we usually see. Even some of our native plants could use a “drink”. … Continue reading
Pete DuBois speaks on Composting – Oct 23, 1:30-2:15pm
Pete DuBois, our speaker for October 23, will talk about composting—what to put in it, how to maintain it, and how to use it. Pete currently serves as a Senior Environmental Outreach Specialist, leading the Master Composter Recycler (MCR) Program in Clark County. At home Pete tends two compost piles, a leaf mold pile and … Continue reading
Stephen Murphy on “Propagating Plants” – Sep 25th
Join us at our Garden Club’s September general meeting to hear our first speaker for the 2019-20 season talk to us about propagation of plants — how to make many out of a few! Stephen Murphy grew up in Battleground, WA, but in 1997 moved to Skagit Valley (north of Seattle) to study horticulture. He … Continue reading
Annual “Art in the Garden” is July 14, Sunday, 10am-4pm
Spend Sunday in the “Wildlife Botanical Gardens” enjoying 20+ artists and their “wares” displayed throughout the 10 different themed gardens across 2 1/2 acres. It is the annual “Art in the Garden” event! When: July 14, Sunday, 10am-4pm. Where: 11000 NE 149th St , Brush Prairie, Washington. (North of Vancouver) Live music, local artist booths, … Continue reading
Congratulations, 2018-19 Grant Recipients!
The “Community Garden Club of Camas Washougal” is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2018-19 Philanthropic Grants: Helen Baller Elementary School, Camas School District, “Pollinator Garden”. The school will be expanding their already existing gardens to include a specialty garden designed to attract pollinators – bees, butterflies, and birds! It is still a little … Continue reading