🍵The many uses of cleavers! (aka velcro plant, goosegrass, or catchweed)🌿

Galium aparine, also known as cleavers, velcro plant, catchweed, or bed straw (plus many other nicknames) is a common weed you may find growing in or around some of your shrubs or under your trees. You’re also likely to spot them clinging to your clothes after walking back to your car from a creek or … Continue reading

🌲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