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Helping to Create Edible Yards in Blaine, Washington

Mission: To provide city wide enhancement and beautification on a multitude of levels by

planting food bearing trees, bushes and vines that offer food to residents of Blaine;

local wildlife food and shelter; soil enhancement and water retention.


Not near Blaine? other class opportunities on our Resources or Classes pages (see links to left)

REALLY passionate about gardening? consider becoming a Master Gardener (link)


Unless noted, all workshops are no charge and held at the Blaine Library in Blaine. Link


Dahlias                                                      Tiffany Fisk & June Auld

April 5, Wednesday, 4-6pm
April  8, Saturday, 10am-12pm   
Come discover how easy it is to have beautiful flowers blooming in your yard from July through November! The dahlia is a natural choice for our NW climate and their long bloom time makes them VERY rewarding!! Thousands of different flower forms and colors are available. Expert dahlia growers will be giving live demos and answering questions
Container Gardening     
April 19, Wednesday, 4-6pm
Think that you MUST have a plot of land to grow vegetables? or, maybe mobility issues have slowed down your gardening accessibility. If you think that you HAVE to give up on gardening, think again! Join us for an "out of the ground and into the box" introduction to container gardening. From choosing containers, correct soil combinations and the right plans to learning how to water them.
Vermiculture/Composting  April 22, Sat, 10am-12pm    
Stop throwing away valuable soil building materials and start your compost project now! Whether you are thinking about a compost bin or becoming a Worm Wrangler, this workshop will get you started!! We will cover the basics of food waste recycling, how easy it is AND managing worms, indoors and out
March 25 - 10am-3pm - 29th Annual Fairhaven Plant and Tree Sale, Hillcrest Chapel Parking Lot
April 1, 10am-3pm - Whatcom Dahlia Society Tuber Sale - Bloedel Donovan Park  link
April 29, 9am-12noon - Birchwood Garden Club Sale, lower level of Bellingham Library link
May 6 - 10am-noon - Washington Native Plant Society-Salal Chapter’s 16th Annual Plant Sale
     Mt. Vernon, WSU, NW Research Station, 16650 State Highway 536  link
May 6 - Peace Arch Dahlia and Plant Sale at Peace Arch Park  - link
May 13 - Master Gardenders Annual Plant Sale at Hovander Park link


AWESOME 2.5gal. Plastic Buckets with lids - FREE from Border Brew (can even get them filled with used coffee grounds for your compost pile!) - food grade quality, can use for storage, planters, hauling materials, fermentation . . . large quantities available. Talk to Colin at Border Brew in Blaine. It's just east of the Truck Route on H St.



If 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.

We 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

For 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.


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