Please join us January 25, 2023 for a FREE presentation when Anne Schuster speaks on “Noxious Weeds & Invasive Plants in the Garden”. Anne Schuster received her Masters of Conservation Science from the University of Queensland, in Brisbane, Australia, and her Bachelors of Science & Art from the Evergreen State College, in Olympia, Washington. Before … Continue reading
Category Archives: Identification
New pest – Yellow Spotted Stink Bug
There is a new invasive bug to keep an eye out for in your yard and garden – YELLOW SPOTTED STINK BUG. If you see one, take a picture and please submit a report to: invasives.wa.gov For more info: https://invasivespecies.wa.gov/ [Image: invasivespecies.wa.gov] Continue reading
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
Oct 26, 1pm “Plant Identification 101” by Julie Carlsen, Master Gardener
Updated w. pointers to helpful links and books! Join the Community Garden Club of Camas Washougal October 26 at 1pm for “Plant Identification 101” by Julie Carlsen, Master Gardener. We all have “surprise” plants in our gardens, or see plants in woods, parkland and sometimes in the “unmarked” area of garden sales areas and wonder, … Continue reading
Intro to Urban Foraging – Sep 17, 10am-noon @ Columbia Springs!
Whether you want to survive a zombie apocalypse, or cook healthier, cheaper meals for your family, foraging is a practical skill for all ages. Join plant enthusiast Eve Hanlin for a presentation and guided walk around Columbia Springs to help you identify the many safe, easy and free foods that grow in abundance right within … Continue reading
Mystery plant identification: What could it be? Where to look?
One of our members discovered a plant growing under the dappled shade and moist soil under some Vine Maples and 150 foot tall Douglas Firs. But, what was it? It has “mostly” heart shaped leaves. The leaves on the flower stems are alternated, not opposing. The plants are about 4″-6″ tall, with some stems reaching … Continue reading