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Tree Investments—Making the Right Choice

Let’s face facts: A tree is probably the largest monetary investment you will make in a plant.  Unlike annuals and perennials, a tree is a long-term investment that matures over time.  When shopping many people fear they will select the “wrong” tree - a tree that...

Celebrating 50 Years! 1967-2017

The dream started over fifty years ago when several members of the Central District of the Washington State Federation of Garden Clubs gathered together on a dry and dusty patch of old farm land, tucked between the river and the future Interstate 82, to plan.  As they...

Why all the Fungus Among Us?

When you see a mushroom in your yard, what you are actually seeing is the “fruit” (like an apple on a tree) of a greater organism called fungi.  The “body” of the fungi hides in the substrate of your lawn or in decomposing organic matter, like a tree stump, just...

Thank you to Pacific Northwest University Students!

Members of PNWU's incoming freshmen class braved the heat and got to know one another while weeding the Japanese Garden this morning. Thanks for all of your hard work. We can see the huge pile of weeds behind you! Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences