Blaine Community Orchards for Resources and Education 

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Helping to Create Edible Yards in Blaine, Washington

Mission: To provide city wide enhancement and beautification on a multitude of levels by

planting food bearing trees, bushes and vines that offer food to residents of Blaine;

local wildlife food and shelter; soil enhancement and water retention.


Not near Blaine? other class opportunities on our Resources or Classes pages (see links to left)

REALLY passionate about gardening? consider becoming a Master Gardener (link)


Unless noted, all workshops are no charge and held at the Blaine Library in Blaine. Link


HAPPY 2017!!

Jan. 12, Wednesday, 4-6pm - Mason Bees - Alternative Pollinators         

Jan. 15, Saturday, 10-12

All our bees are in trouble! This workshop will present an overview of the problem and introduce you to native pollinators. You will learn how to identify and protect them in your yard. NOW, is the time to ORDER Blue Orchard Mason Bees. We will discuss how to establish a colony in your yard.


Jan. 25, Wednesday, 4-6pm – Winter Gardening  

Jan. 28, Saturday, 10-12pm                                     

We will be talking about what can be “wintered over” in your garden. Starting seeds for transplanting out of doors and how to do it. What are hoop houses and how to get a jump on the growing season. Simple hoop house construction and what can you grow in it with passive protection.


AWESOME 2.5gal. Plastic Buckets with lids - FREE from Border Brew (can even get them filled with used coffee grounds for your compost pile!) - food grade quality, can use for storage, planters, hauling materials, fermentation . . . large quantities available. Talk to Colin at Border Brew in Blaine. It's just east of the Truck Route on H St.



If you would like us to come and speak at a community activity or event to help inform your participants about the CORE project, please contact us.

We have had several community meetings to introduce the CORE project. If you have any questions, or would like to volunteer to help with our mission and goals, please do not hestitate to contact us -  or call  360-332-7435

For GLEANING (either volunteering to help pick fruit or having your fruit harvested), please click on "Gleaning" in the left column to go the that page in this website.


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