Nov
10
10:00 AM10:00

Fall Heritage Garden Workshop

Hosted by the Benton and Franklin Conservation Districts in partnership with the Columbia Basin Chapter of the Washington Native Plant Society. REGISTER HERE!

Richland Public Library - 955 Northgate Drive Richland WA, 99352

Terri Knoke ~ Columbia Basin Chapter, Washington Native Plant Society ~ Terri will share information on wildflowers in Eastern Washington, especially those found in the shrub-steppe. She will also touch on how botanical art and scientific illustration are currently being used to promote and protect native plants.

Lori Nelson ~ Lower Columbia Basin Audubon Society ~ Lori will share her knowledge and expertise so that you can transform your yard into a bird friendly paradise.

Heather Wendt ~ Heritage Garden Program, Benton Conservation District ~ This presentation will focus on placing art in the garden.  Heather will share photos from local Heritage Gardens along with photos from her travels to provide inspiration for your garden.

This event is FREE but you must pre-register.

 

 

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Nov
3
9:00 AM09:00

Native Plants For Sale

The Columbia Basin Chapter of the Washington Native Plant Society is hosting a plant sale in partnership with C & M Landscaping & Nursery.  This is a great opportunity to access native plants for your garden.  Please be sure to support this great local effort to make native plants accessible to our community.  Supplies will be limited so please have patience - as this effort grows so will the selection and quantity of plants!  The Heritage Garden Program will have a booth and staff on site to answer questions about native plants from 9 am - 12 pm.  

2517 Van Giesen St, Richland, WA 99354

This event is open to the public.  

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May
12
10:00 AM10:00

Native Plants For Sale

Save the Date

The Heritage Garden Program will be hosting a Heritage Garden informational booth during C & M Nursery's Spring Event where they will have native plants for sale.  Stop by and learn how you can add native low water-use plants to your garden!

Location: 2517 Van Giesen St, Richland, WA 99354

10 am till Noon.  

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Apr
28
9:00 AM09:00

Heritage Garden Spring Tour

Registrations are now being accepted for our Spring Heritage Garden Tour!

Hosted by the Benton and Franklin Conservation Districts in partnership with the Columbia Basin Chapter of the Washington Native Plant Society. 

Location: The Bus will depart from Hansen Park - 602 S. Columbia Center Blvd. Kennewick

9 am - 12 pm

Please note that this event is limited to the first 50 people that register.  Due to limited parking at each venue tour participants must ride the bus.  Please also be aware that some of the sites have uneven terrain.  

This event is FREE. For more information and to register please click here!

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Apr
14
10:00 AM10:00

Hansen Park Heritage Garden Planting

The City of Kennewick in partnership with the Benton Conservation District and the Columbia Basin Chapter of the WNPS will be planting the Hansen Park Heritage Garden on Saturday April 14th.  We are looking for volunteers to help plant the garden!  If you have them please bring a hand trowel, shovel and gardening gloves.  See you at the Park!

Questions? Contact Heather Wendt - (509) 430-3693 heather-wendt@conservewa.net

 

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Nov
18
10:00 AM10:00

Fall Heritage Garden Workshop

Hosted by the Benton and Franklin Conservation Districts in partnership with the Columbia Basin Chapter of the Washington Native Plant Society. Register HERE

Richland Public Library - 955 Northgate Drive Richland WA, 99352

Featuring:

Julie Wilson ~ Landscape Designer, Agape Landscape Design - Julie’s presentation will cover the process and principles you should consider when designing a beautiful and cohesive landscape.

Gary Kleinknecht ~ VP of Lake Lewis Chapter, Ice Age Floods Institute - Gary will take us on a journey to discover how the Ice Age Floods shaped our region.

Diane Stutzman ~ Owner, Desert Jewels Nursery - Desert Jewels Nursery specializes in plants for people who want to save water and still have a beautiful landscape.  Diane will share her passion for plants including her favorite penstemons.

This event is FREE but you must pre-register

 

 

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Oct
14
9:00 AM09:00

Native Plants For Sale

The Columbia Basin Chapter of the Washington Native Plant Society is hosting a plant sale in partnership with C & M Landscaping & Nursery.  This is a great opportunity to access native plants for your garden.  Please be sure to support this great local effort to make native plants accessible to our community.  Supplies will be limited so please have patience - as this effort grows so will the selection and quantity of plants!  The Heritage Garden Program will have a booth and staff on site to answer questions about native plants from 9 am - 1 pm.  

2517 Van Giesen St, Richland, WA 99354

This event is open to the public.  

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Apr
15
10:00 AM10:00

Heritage Garden Spring Workshop

Registrations are now being accepted for our Spring Heritage Garden Workshop!

Hosted by the Benton and Franklin Conservation Districts in partnership with the Columbia Basin Chapter of the Washington Native Plant Society. 

Location: Richland Public Library - 955 Northgate Drive Richland WA, 99352

10 am - 1 pm

This event is FREE. For more information and to register please click here!

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Apr
8
11:00 AM11:00

Native Plant Sale

Save the Date

The Heritage Garden Program will be hosting a Heritage Garden informational booth during C & M Nursery's Native Plant Sale.  Stop by and learn how you can add native low water-use plants to your garden!

Location: 2517 Van Giesen St, Richland, WA 99354

Actual Event Time to be Announced - Stay Tuned for more Inforamtion!

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Nov
12
10:00 AM10:00

Fall 2016 Heritage Garden Workshop

Hosted by the Benton and Franklin Conservation Districts in partnership with the Columbia Basin Chapter of the Washington Native Plant Society. Register HERE

Richland Public Library - 955 Northgate Drive Richland WA, 99352

David James, PhD ~  Associate Professor of Entomology WSU, Prosser
David will be discussing his new book which he co-authored called the Life Histories of Cascadia Butterflies.  

Kelsey Prickett ~ Forb Production Manager BFI Native Seeds, Moses Lake
Kelsey will be presenting information on native forbs for drought tolerant landscaping in the Columbia Basin. 

Heritage Garden Roundtable ~ Do you have questions about implementing low water-use landscaping?  Here is your chance to ask a panel of experts.

This event is FREE but you must pre-register.  

 

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Oct
15
10:00 AM10:00

Native Plant Sale

The Columbia Basin Chapter of the Washington Native Plant Society is hosting a plant sale in partnership with C & M Landscaping & Nursery.  This is a great opportunity to access native plants for your garden.  This is the CB NPS's first plant sale so be sure to support this great local effort to make native plants accessible to our community.  Supplies will be limited so please have patience - as this effort grows so will the selection and quantity of plants!  

2517 Van Giesen St, Richland, WA 99354

This event is open to the public.  

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Oct
15
9:00 AM09:00

Fire Station 5 Open House

Have you seen the City of Kennewick's new Fire Station 5?  If not, here is your chance to tour this state of the art facility and their water-wise landscape.  Did I mention that the facility also boast a certified Heritage Garden and Firewise plants?  Stop by and say hi, BCD staff will be on-site to answer your gardening questions.  

 6016 W. 10th Ave. Kennewick, WA

This event is FREE and is open to anyone who wants to attend.

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Jun
25
9:00 AM09:00

Pollinator Tour at WSU Wine and Science Center Heritage Garden

WSU Tri-Cities Wine Science Center Native plant and pollinator teaching garden. (access from Crimson Way off University Ave)

30 minute Garden Tours from 9:30-10:00 a.m., 10:30-11:00 a.m. , and 11:30-12:00 p.m. Also tables will be hosted by Heritage Garden Program along with Lower Columbia Basin Audubon Society.

This event is FREE.  Pre-registration is not required.

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Apr
23
9:00 AM09:00

Gardening Symposium

Hosted by the Grant County Conservation District. Register HERE.

Technical Skills Center, 920 E Yonezawa Blvd. Moses Lake, Washington

  • Learn the research-based principles and practices that help plants thrive in the Columbia Basin.
  • Manage, conserve, and utilize our natural resources in ways that are cost effective, keep yards and gardens productive, and ensure quality habitat for beneficial insects and birds.
  • Design sustainable landscapes to help protect water, soil, and air quality, and encourage the appreciation and conservation of all our natural resources.

This event is FREE but you must pre-register.

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Apr
16
10:00 AM10:00

Heritage Garden Spring Workshop

Hosted by the Benton and Franklin Conservation Districts in partnership with the Columbia Basin Chapter of the Washington Native Plant Society. Register HERE

Richland Public Library - 955 Northgate Drive Richland WA, 99352

  • Bill Loney, Irrigation Instructor for the Water and Environment Center, will speak about the ins and out of drip irrigation systems
  • Gretchen Graber, Native Plant Ecologist at the Institute for Applied Ecology, will share how lives and the environment are benefited one Sagebrush at a time.
  • Kathy Hutton, Nursery Manager for Plants of the Wild, will share her favorite native plants that will make a great addition to your low water-use landscape.

This Workshop if FREE but you must pre-register.

 

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