Thank you to all the volunteers who helped maintain the Wildlife Botanical Gardens in 2015! The Garden Coordinators work tirelessly every week to keep the Gardens thriving and welcoming to visitors.
With fall fast approaching, it’s time to start thinking about our Mason Bees and preparing them for winter. Last spring after the female bees laid their eggs and then disappeared, those eggs hatched and new larvae emerged.
Spread the word to your friends, family and co-workers to come out on July 12th to tour our beautiful gardens, hear live music, watch a spinning wheel demonstration and experience the art of 18 local artisans.
Mason Bees are one of several hundred bees native to the Northwest. Unlike the imported European Honey Bees, Mason Bees do not make honey, do not live in a colony, and do not sting; however, they are very good pollinators.
Our Bare Root Trees, Shrubs & Perennials Fundraiser Sale raised over $14,000, more than we’ve raised since 2008! Thank you, NatureScaping members for your donations of plants and time.
NatureScaping Partners and Volunteers! Thank you Master Gardener Foundation for your 2014 grant to NatureScaping of SW WA to build the educational kiosk pictured above. ...
Terry Covington, NatureScaping Board Secretary, photographer and poet, assisted the Step into Nature Club write a “found poem”. Terry chose a small cluster of lantana berries, and everybody in the group said what it reminded them of.
Our 2nd Art in the Garden Show was well attended in spite of the rain, thunder and lightning. theJazzShack band got the spirits moving and everyone was full of energy!
Busy as bees are we as we buzz around with all the tasks of life – family, work, and volunteering. When do we get to relax and reenergize? At the Wildlife Botanical Gardens!