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As dressing rooms closed because of the pandemic, shoppers still flocked to the clothing racks found in thrift stores, like Goodwill and Kidz Cloz of Battle Ground. Thrift shopping is not a new … more
Selecting fruit varieties for Western Washington — March 24 Join Theresa Knutsen from Lewis County’s Raintree Nursery as she discusses the different varieties of fruit that grow well in the … more
Growing roses in Washington – Tuesday, Feb. 23 Retired Washington State University Extension agent and co-author of “Growing Roses in Washington State” is hosting an online workshop about … more
Caring for and pruning grapes workshop - Wednesday, Feb. 10  Washington State University Master Gardener Art Fuller is set to explain everything you need to know about pruning grape vines and how … more
  The Washington State University Master Gardeners Cowlitz County Extension is back in swing and holding a slew of online homesteading events in the upcoming weeks. All programs are free and … more
On Saturday, Jan. 23, Pacific Northwest Gardeners can log into Zoom and learn all about the basics of blueberry care. From when to prune to how much, the Washington State Master Gardeners will teach … more
Christmastime and the celebrations that surround it are full of good times and cheer. Families and friends enjoy time together, sharing gifts packed in plastic and wrapped in paper under a tree full … more
Two local nonprofits teamed up this year to bring a little extra holiday cheer to Clark County seniors. For the last two years, volunteers with the Repair Clark County program have been sewing … more
I am a Deodar Cedar and my scientific name is “Cedrus deodora.” I am about 150 years old. My history is a little sketchy, but I may have been carried to the USA as a seedling, about 1880. This … more
Vancouver-based nonprofit Columbia Springs and its Repair Clark County program are hosting an online lamp repair workshop where people can learn the basics of fixing a lamp and how to diagnose … more
The fall deadline to nominate a significant tree in your neighborhood to the Washington State University Master Gardeners Heritage Tree Program is Saturday, Oct. 31.  The Heritage Tree Program … more
Making a rain garden — Oct. 13 Get together with Washington State University Extension Coordinator Gary Fredericks to learn about an environmentally friendly way to create a native plant oasis … more
Repair Clark County, an extension of local non-profit Columbia Springs, recently restarted its repair program with a few new twists.  Instead of hosting an event where locals show up with broken … more
On Wednesday, Columbia Springs, the nonprofit that runs the Repair Clark County Program, announced a free drop-off repair program for most household goods. The program invites members of the public … more
  Starting a December bulb planter — Tuesday, Sept. 8 Give a unique Christmas gift this year as WSU Master Gardeners’ Marilee Hertig will demonstrate how and when to start your bulb … more
The Repair Clark County program is relaunching in a limited way with a tool sharpening event on Saturday, Aug. 1, and Sunday, Aug. 2. The event is taking place at Pomeroy Farm (20902 NE Lucia Falls … more
Get together with WSU Master Gardener Art Fuller to discuss the importance of summer pruning, types of pruning cuts and what tools to use from noon to 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 30. Fuller will … more
WSU Master Gardener online workshop: building an arbor Join Master Gardener Tracy Morgan on Tuesday, June 23, for a workshop for an explanation on constructing an arbor and tips to consider during … more
Columbia Springs’ Repair Clark County program is set to relaunch some of its events with a drive-through mini sharpening event on Saturday, June 20. Interactions at the small event will be limited … more
One of the great pleasures of gardening is picking perfectly ripe produce from your own plantings. Fruit trees are a particularly nice source of tasty, healthful home produce if you can satisfy a few … more
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