Author: Lynette Anderson

Fuchsia Plant Sale, Tumwater

May 12-13
9am to 3pm

Tumwater Falls Park
110 Deschutes Way SW

Are you a fuchsia lover? The Northwest Fuchsia Society has regional plant sales throughout western Washington. Check out their Olympia sale for unique, hard to find varieties.

Alpine Flowers of Mount Rainier,Tacoma

Wed, May 9, 2018

Tacoma Nature Center
1919 South Tyler Street
Tacoma, WA 98405

Sponsored by the Native Plant Society
If you are not a member a membership fee may apply.

Wild flower enthusiast and photographer, Donovan Tracy will discuss the amazing flowers found in the alpine zones of Mount Rainier. Donovan is a volunteer at the UW Herbarium, co-author of Alpine Flowers of Mount Rainier and developer of the website Flowers of Rainier featuring over 250 species and 10 wildflower hikes.

Beyond Flooding: Climate Conversations, Olympia

Wed, May 9- Species Shifts and Habitat Changes

Olympia City Hall
601 4th Ave E, Olympia

What does all of this mean, and how will it affect us? Join us and our guest speakers for three engaging talks discussing the Effects of Weather and Stormwater Responses, Species Shifts and Habitat Changes and the Effects of Wildfire and Climate.

Plant Walk, Olympia

Thurs, April 26
6pm to 7:30pm
McLane Creek

Join the Native Plant Salvage Foundation for monthly native plant walks this spring and summer (April-August) on 4th Thursdays beginning at 6:00 PM at the McLane Creek Nature Trail. Two levels of instruction each walk, Introductory and Exploratory. Suggested donation: $5-20. Discover Pass required.

Steps to Growing Nutrient Dense Food, Sumner

Sat, April 28 at 10am
Windmill Gardens

Say goodbye to GMO’s, growth hormones and antibiotics! It’s time to go beyond the organic standards and learn about holistic gardening…perfect for all plant based diets: vegan, vegetarian and carnivores, as well. Nick Penovich, the owner of Soil Science Products, discusses how to get 72 different minerals and micro-nutrients into your soil and 7 different amino acids to help build soil structure to get those omega-3 nutrients and antioxidants available to produce nutrient dense food in your garden. This eye-opening class will be the one you won’t want to miss this growing season!

FREE but need to register in advance at 253-863-5843