🌲New Class! How To: Gardening Year Round, Working With Nature🌿

We’re offering a new series of classes this summer on Vashon Island, starting with this one! Tickets can be purchased here. Classes will be held on John’s homestead in Vashon; maximum 12 people. This workshop will be both hands on and informational, and aims to equip landowners to care for their land in an ecological … Continue reading

🌱Congregation Beth Shalom (rain)Garden Party!🌿

We are so excited to show you the new RainWise rain garden at Beth Shalom Synagogue! There was a wonderful dedication ceremony on May 19th where several congregation and community members were in attendance. The rain garden replaced a small section of lawn in the front of the synagogue under the shade of some beautiful … Continue reading

🍵 Nettle Tea for me, please!🌿

Ahhh, springtime! The sun is starting to shine, birds are singing, flowers are poppin’, and the amazing nettles are beginning to grow (up to 4′ tall!) where they can find nitrogen-rich, moist soil.🍃 …Nettles? Why would you include that (mostly) stinging family of plants in your list of seasonal wonders? Aren’t they known as a … Continue reading