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Gordon French speaks about “The Living Soil” Sep 26, 1pm
Gardening / Guest Speaker / Past Club Events / Soil

Gordon French speaks about “The Living Soil” Sep 26, 1pm

Gordon French will be our featured Guest Speaker at the Community Garden Club of Camas Washougal’s September 26 general meeting.  He will be speaking on “The Living Soil”. In addition to owning and running the local Feed store, Gordon has also taught Clark County Extension Classes for the Master Gardener Program and Small Acreage Farms. … Continue reading

Intro to Bird Song – 15Sep2018, Sat, 10am-noon, Brandon Burger
Birds / Classes / Naturescaping / Wildlife

Intro to Bird Song – 15Sep2018, Sat, 10am-noon, Brandon Burger

Brandon Burger, Backyard Bird Shop, provides an introduction to identifying some of the more common birds in our area by their unique songs. Once you learn two or three by ear, you can learn how to identify unique patterns and mnemonics to learn even more! At the CASEE center, 11104 NE 149th St., Brush Prairie, … Continue reading

Preserving Meat, Fish, Poultry and Making Jerky – Sep 6, 6-8pm
Canning / Classes / Dehydrating / Preserving

Preserving Meat, Fish, Poultry and Making Jerky – Sep 6, 6-8pm

The last class of the “You Can!” summer preservation series, teaches you the in’s and out’s of preserving meat, fish, poultry and making jerky using pressure canning, drying and freezing. Learn the latest proper and safe techniques of preserving your bounty using the recommended tools and processes. Part 8 of an 8 part series of … Continue reading

“Pollinators” Charlie Vanden Heuvel, Beekeeper – 7pm, Tues Sep 4th @ CASEE HS
Bees / Butterflies / Free / Master Gardener

“Pollinators” Charlie Vanden Heuvel, Beekeeper – 7pm, Tues Sep 4th @ CASEE HS

Pollinators help over 80% of the flowering plants on our planet reproduce.  They include a wide range of creatures, such as “ants, bats, bees, beetles, birds, butterflies, flies, moths, wasps and other unusual animals.” Come listen to Charlie Vanden Heuvel, beekeeper, speak to the importance of just a few of the beneficial pollinators at the … Continue reading

Hint #5 – How big will my plant be at maturity?
Gardening / GettingToKnowClarkCounty / Hint / Naturescaping

Hint #5 – How big will my plant be at maturity?

The plant information tags at nurseries, list the size of trees and shrubs at 10 years old.  To insure you allow healthy space in your garden, do further research to find the actual size at maturity. Plants in the Pacific Northwest may grow 15 to 20% larger than other areas! For instance, the Western Sword … Continue reading

HINT #4 – U-Pick farms in our area – what they sell and how to find ’em!
Farm Stand / Food / GettingToKnowClarkCounty / Hint / U-pick

HINT #4 – U-Pick farms in our area – what they sell and how to find ’em!

Did you know there are places in Clark County (and in the surrounding the Portland/Vancouver area) where you can pick your own (also called “U-Pick“) fresh fruits and vegetables at the farm yourself? YES! Some farms offer both U-pick or They-pick produce.  (They-pick will cost a bit more.) Not all farms are open year round.  … Continue reading

Potluck – Aug 22, 2018, NOON, Wednesday! (early)
Become-A-Member / Past Club Events / Philanthropy / Potluck / Speakers

Potluck – Aug 22, 2018, NOON, Wednesday! (early)

The Community Garden Club of Camas/Washougal is having a Summer Picnic POTLUCK (minus the yellow jackets ’cause this picnic is inside) August 22, 2018, noon.  We hope you can join us! The board will bring:  hot dogs, potato salad, 4th of July beans, cole slaw, apple pie, deviled eggs, lemonade and ice water.  The usual … Continue reading