Events

Beekeeping Through the Winter Months
Date:  Saturday, September 16th @ 11am
Presenter:  Fred Selby

Cost:  $10
Winters in the Pacific Northwest can be tough on your bees – we have tips and strategies to help you successfully overwinter your colony and bring them into spring. Topics covered include proper nutrition, resource allocation, mite management, moisture control, and much more.
Beekeeping Through the Winter Months

Fall Lawn Care
Date:  Sunday, September 17th @ 11am
Presenter:  Darren Morgan

Reveal the true beauty of your lawn. This class with discuss techniques and products needed for a green, lush, and pest free lawn. Learn techniques to replenish your lawn after a scorching summer.
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Fall Soil Testing
Date:  Saturday, September 30th (10am to 2pm)
Presented by:  Richard Erickson

Prepare for fall with a FREE soil test.  Richard will analyze your soil health and review steps to correct, if necessary.  It’s best to bring in few samples from different areas.  Please dig a few inches down.

Fall Planting Day
Date:  Saturday, September 30th (11am to 3pm)

Bring in your own container, or buy one of ours,  and we’ll plant your purchased plants with organic Blue Ribbon Potting Soil.

Putting the Garden to Bed
Date:  Wednesday, October 4th @ 11am
Presenter:  Darren Morgan

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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Fall Planting Day
Date:  Saturday, October 7th (11am to 3pm)

Bring in your own container, or buy one of ours,  and we’ll plant your purchased plants with organic Blue Ribbon Potting Soil.

All About Garlic
Date:  Sunday, October 1st @ 11am
Presenter:  Darren Morgan

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!
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Winter Care of Native Bees
Date:  Sunday, October 8th @ 11am
Presenter:  Darren Morgan

Learn how to harvest, clean, store, and release your mason and leaf cutter bees in the spring.
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All About Garlic
Date:  Wednesday, October 11th @ 11am
Presenter:  Darren Morgan

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!
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Wild Mushroom Identification Class
Instructor:  Steven E. Carpenter, Ph.D.

Dates:  October 15th, 29th, November 5th

This class series is for beginners who want to identify some edible and poisonous mushrooms.  We will work on how to identify mushrooms, and in class identify mushrooms brought in by the instructor and participants.  Course includes 2 in-class sessions and a morning/afternoon field trip.

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Native Bulbs in the Landscape
Date:  Sunday, October 22nd @ 11am
Presenter:  Darren Morgan

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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