- Lummi Island Seed
The Grange Hall on Lummi Island Come join us for a neighborhood
exchange. Group orders from seed catalogs and discussion
about "what grows best".
Jan. 14, Wednesday, 4-6pm - Mason Bees - Alternative Pollinators Kelle
Sunter, Inst.Jan. 17, Saturday, 11-1pm
bees are in trouble! This workshop will introduce you to native pollinators and
how to identify and protect them in your yard. NOW is the time to ORDER Blue
Orchard Mason Bees, so we will also discuss how to start a colony in your yard.
Jan. 28, Wednesday, 4-6pm – Pruning Workshop - George Kaas, Inst. Jan. 31, Saturday, 11-1pm Kelle
Feb. 7, Saturday, 11-1pm George
It's a great time to START pruning. We will discuss
tools, why prune, decisions necessary (creating an understanding of tree/bush
growth habits). Also, creative uses for clippings. We will also discuss
overgrown older trees and how to begin getting them back in shape. GRAFTING 101-
We will also discuss what is scionwood, harvesting, labeling and storage.
Designing a custom fruit orchard!! No charge.
25, Sun. 11-4pm Bellingham Community Seed
Swap at the Majestic 1027
N. Forest, Bellingham, No charge to attend, donations
accepted. Edible tubers, seed potato/garlic, etc. and
other seeds for edible plants are encouraged. Should
be well labeled. No Seeds? just come for the learning
and to pick some up.
31, Sat, 1-5pm - Artisan
Bread Making in 5min. a Day
up at Blaine Senior Center. Bring hat/hair containment
and apron to class. Class size limited to 10. Priority
registration to Senior Center members. Come and learn
how to make bread easily and enjoy fresh rolls, bread,
specialty loaves, etc. daily! Cost $5
11, Wednesday, 4-6pm - Winter Gardening kelle
Are you craving fresh
greens? You can grow them on your kitchen windowsill! Come learn how to grow
your own sprouts economically!! We will also talk about what can be “wintered
over” in your garden, hoop houses and how to get a jump on the growing season with
passive protection methods.
Feb. 25, Wednesday, 4-6pm - Garden
Feb. 28, Saturday, 11-1pm
designers bring specific skill sets to the table. In this class we will discus
how to look at your yard as if you were a landscape designer. Especially
important for placement of fruit bearing trees, bushes and vines. In this
presentation, we will talk about site selection including sunlight
observations, air flow, microclimates, soil testing, rain barrel location/water
spigot, soil amending, introduction to pest controls, mulching and composting.
you would like us to come and speak at a community activity
or event to help inform your participants about the
CORE project, please contact us.
have had several community meetings to introduce
the CORE project. If you have any questions, or
would like to volunteer to help with our mission
and goals, please do not hestitate to contact us
or call 360-332-7435
GLEANING (either volunteering to help pick
fruit or having your fruit harvested), please click
on "Gleaning" in the left column to go
the that page in this website.