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
Category Archives: Grants
Congratulations to the 2017-2018 Grant Program Recipients!
The Community Garden Club of Camas Washougal is very pleased to announce the recipients of the 2017-2018 Grant Program. This year, five different projects within the Camas and Washougal school districts were awarded funding. We applaud the innovative and creative projects the extended learning coordinator, green team sponsor, teachers and librarians created for the students … Continue reading
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
2016-2017 Grant Program Selections Announced!
The Garden Club is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2016-2017 Grant Program! For more information about the yearly grant program and past receipients, please see: https://gardenclubofcamaswashougal.org/grants/ Continue reading
2016 Plant Sale over – THANK YOU for your patronage!
Thank you for coming to our annual Plant Sale fund raiser! We look forward to seeing you next year! Because of your patronage at our annual sales, we’ve been able to fund Grants for wonderful programs developed by local teachers in the twin communities of Camas and Washougal. Some of the programs funded this year … Continue reading
Camas and Washougal District 2015-2016 Grant Recipients Announced!
This year, the Garden Club began a new grant program available to all teachers and staff within the Camas and Washougal school districts. The grant program’s purpose is to promote knowledge and love of gardening as well as to encourage responsible stewardship of the environment among students. Gayle Cooper, teacher at Skyridge Middle School. The … Continue reading
Feb 24 – IPM: Integrated Pest Management – summary & pointers
Please find a pointer to the a set of useful references given out by Cindy Withrow at the February 24, 2016 Garden Club’s presentation on IPM – Integrated Pest Management: IPM_Alternative _handout Also, a review of Cindy Withrow’s presentation is included below, thanks to L.F. for her notes! February 24 Guest Speaker was Cindy Withrow, … Continue reading