Category Archives: Newsletter

April 2017 Newsletter

April 2017 Newsletter

Features:

  • April meeting program: “The Many Beautiful Varieties of Hardy Fuchsias at the Bellevue Botanical Gardens”
  • Photo: June Ann Hassebroek receiving the Seattle Civic Garden Club “Gardener of the Year” award at the March GALA in Olympia.
  • Photos from WSFGC GALA XXXIX, March 15, 2017 in Olympia, WA.
  • About Bees, tips from a new website “The Humane Gardener”
  • Pacific NW Botanical Artist Show in the Miller Library
  • Bellevue Demonstration Garden
  • A Pruning Primer

February 2017 Newsletter

February 2017 Newsletter

Features:

  • February meeting program: “Using Rain Gardens to Protect the Beauties of Nature”
  • Rain Garden Basics, from the WSU Extension website
  • Pollinators Need our Help, by June Ann Hassebroek
  • The Pollinator Pathway, founded by Sarah Bergmann
  • The Xerces Society, the largest pollinator conservation program in the world
  • “The Layered Garden” book by David L. Culp
  • Rosemary-Roasted Sweet Potatoes, recipe

 

January 2017 Newsletter

January-2017-Newsletter

Features:

  • January meeting program: “Developing a Backyard Wildlife Sanctuary for the Beauties of Nature” presented by Jim Ullrich
  • “Meet Up” discontinued. A big Thank You to Gloria Woo!
  • “Delights of the Season” photos from our December meeting
  • “Nature Happenings” for January, from Jim Ullrich’s website
  • Helping the Bees, by Carole Menser
  • Book review “Gardening for a Lifetime”
  • Vegetable-soup-in-30-minutes recipe

 

December 2016 Newsletter

December-2016-newsletter

 

Features:

  • December meeting program: “Delights of the Season” Members bring something they have grown or created to share.
  • President’s message from Lenda features photos and names of Hawaiian indigenous plants.
  • Photo of a Jon Throne arrangement from our November meeting.
  • WSFGC Holiday Show “Parisian Holiday” report and photos by Karen Lee.
  • Book review: Beatrix Potter’s Gardening Life
  • Poor Man’s Caviar recipe
  • Indoor Plant Tips.