What to do in the garden this month : 

Garden Chores 

Provided by Cindy Stockett

Pollinator Garden Update 

Julia Lakey presents

Julia gives us an update on the development of the Pollinator Garden  and the certification of Vashon Island as a National Wild Life Habitate. Vashon is now a Wildlife Habitat Community with the National Wildlife Federation.  We now join over 260 communities certified nationwide.

 

Create your own   Pollinator Garden as Julia shares with us  the "how to"  steps. Click on the botton below for resources and watch the Presentation.

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Rodents - What to do? 

Diane Emerson presents

Fall is the time when mice and their big cousins look longingly at our warm, dry houses and outbuildings. “How can I get in there?”, they wonder, and they have long fall nights to check out every tiny hole and see if they can enlarge it enough to make their way in. 

Then it becomes our problem, and a common problem it is.

Tool Talk 

Becky Bumgarner presents

Becky presents two of her latest picks for our use when in the garden.

An easy to handle Stihl battery chain saw and special 'Freedom Weeder' sprayer for getting that singular weed with bull's eye, focused delivery.

Check out Becky's presentation > 

Green Gardening Ways that Work! 

Diane Emerson presents

What issues are you dealing with in your garden, where you are tempted to reach for a pesticide? (herbicide, insecticide, rodenticide, etc).

 

There are low maintenance and environmentally safe options to address all of these issues.  Here are your answers to questions about weeds: