Heeled In Plants (aka what to do when it's still cold outside)

Heeled In Plants (aka what to do when it's still cold outside)

Was your plant appetite bigger than your time available for planting? Dig a shallow trench in your garden or bare soil, take the plants out of the bags, lay the roots in the trench, cover the roots well with soil, and use your heel or palms to tamp down the soil over the roots. Keep them moist and they'll hold until you're ready to plant. 

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The 2018 Annual Plant Sale Was Awesome. Thanks to YOU!

The 2018 Annual Plant Sale Was Awesome. Thanks to YOU!

The 2018 Annual Plant Sale is in the record books. Nearly 50,000 plants went out the door and we could not have done it without YOU! Thanks for supporting native plants and better ground! And, volunteers, you rock our world! Thanks!

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Snohomish County Council Member Tour with Monte Marti from Snohomish Conservation District

Snohomish County Council Member Tour with Monte Marti from Snohomish Conservation District

On Monday May 15th, the Snohomish Conservation District (SCD) invited out Council Members Brian Sullivan and Stephanie Wright, to join District Manager, Monte Marti, on a tour around south Snohomish County to view completed stormwater treatment projects within their districts (2 and 3). 

The tour consisted of a rain garden on an right of way and a property owner’s house in Edmonds, the Mukilteo Library, Mukilteo Elementary School to view their outdoor classroom, and condominiums along 112th St. SE in Everett.

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Horses for Native Plants

Horses for Native Plants

More and more frequently now people are recognizing that people, wildlife and the environment all benefit from a landscape of native plants. To promote the use of native plants, Conservation Districts in Washington State hold native plant sales every winter. This is a great opportunity to purchase native plants and the price can’t be beat—plants are sold at wholesale cost. Read on to learn more about native plants and how they can be used to enhance your horse property.

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