September Garden Club Events

The San Juan County Garden Clubs invite you to join them for two talks and a tour this month!Gardeners know all the dirt 3

On Thursday, September 11, the Lopez Island club welcomes Judy Jackson, Field Coordinator for the San Juan County Noxious Weed Control Board, for “Noxious Weeds ā€“ Identification, Methods of Control, Prevention, and Removal”. Join the fight against noxious invasives! The talk begins at 10 a.m. at Woodmen Hall on Fisherman Bay Road, Lopez Island.

Next, head on over to Orcas Island for “Spectacular Peonies” with Elisabeth Marshall of Full Bloom Farm on Lummi Island, where she organically raises 80 varieties of peonies and fruits and vegetables. Learn the secret to growing these beautiful blooms. That’s Wednesday, September 17 at 10 a.m., at Orcas Center.

Complete your month of garden club-hopping with an all-day field trip to the WSU-Skagit Valley Display Gardens in Mount Vernon on Saturday, September 20. These gorgeous gardens span 10 acres, and are maintained entirely by volunteers. For details and reservations, visit the San Juan Island Garden Club’s “Excursions” page.

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