Events

Beekeeping Through the Winter Months
Presenter: Fred Selby
Date: Sunday September 23rd @ 11am
Cost: $10
Winters in the Pacific Northwest can be tough on your bees. We have tips and strategies to help you successfully overwinter your bees and bring them into spring.
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All About Garlic & Onions
Presenter: Darren Morgan
Date: Sunday September 30th @ 11am
Learn how to plant, harvest, and store garlic; what varieties work best in the Pacific Northwest, the difference between hard and soft neck, and many other tips and pointers for having your best garlic season ever! Also learn how to plant, harvest, and store onion; what varieties work best, the difference between short day, long day and day neutral varieties, along with other tips and pointers.
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Fall Soil Testing
Richard Erickson, Horizon Distributors
Date: Sunday September 30th @ 10:30am to 2:30pm
Stop in any time between 10:30am and 2:30pm to check your soil health before fall planting. Richard will check your soil acidity and the nutrient levels, and give you advice on where your soil stands heading into fall and winter.

Putting the Garden to Bed
Presenter: Darren Morgan
Date: Wednesday October 3rd @ 11am
Review the fall action items for your garden, orchard, lawn, and landscape. Topics include: cleanup, pruning, cover crops, and planting tips.
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Winter Care of Native Bees
Presenter: Darren Morgan
Date: Sunday October 7th @ 2pm
Learn how to harvest, clean, store, and release your mason and leaf cutter bees in the spring.
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Wild Mushroom Identification Course
Presenter: Steven E. Carpenter, Ph.D.
Dates: Sunday October 7th, October 14th & November 3rd(TBA)
Cost: $25.00
This class is for beginners who want to identify some edible and poisonous mushrooms. We will work on how to identify mushrooms and identify mushrooms brought into class by the instructor and participants. Course includes two classes (about 2 hours long) and a late morning/afternoon field trip.
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All About Garlic & Onions
Presenter: Rachel Barnhart
Date: Wednesday October 17th @ 11am
Learn how to plant, harvest, and store garlic; what varieties work best in the Pacific Northwest, the difference between hard and soft neck, and many other tips and pointers for having your best garlic season ever! Also learn how to plant, harvest, and store onion; what varieties work best, the difference between short day, long day and day neutral varieties, along with other tips and pointers.
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Native Bulbs in the Landscape
Presenter: Darren Morgan
Date: Sunday October 21st @ 11am
Learn about the joys of gardening with native bulbs, corms, and tubers. Explore the uses in your landscape and learn keys to identifying them in the natural environment.
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