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.


 Note: NEW workshops are printed in red. Not near Blaine?

check out other class opportunities on our Resources page (see link to left)


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


Master Gardeners Links - Weeder's Digest     2015 Events Flyer


April 8, Wed, 4-6pm   Container Gardening          Ginny Winfield, Master Gardener

Think that you MUST have a plot of land to grow vegetables? or maybe mobility issues have slowed you down. If you think you have to give up on gardening, think again! Join us for an “out of the ground and into the box” introduction to container gardening. From choosing containers and the right plants to learning how to water them.


May 2, 9am-2pm - Peach Arch Park - Dahlia Tuber Sale - Arrive early for best selection. Will have other plants as well. Cost $1.50-6.


Sat, May 9, 9am-2pm - Master Gardeners Plant Sale at Hovander Homestead, Ferndale. Each spring Master Gardeners of Whatcom County start working on their biggest fundraiser of the year. They gather plants from their home gardens, divide hearty perennials, transplant trees and shrubs into pots, plant thousands of tomato seeds (heirloom and unique varieties) tend to the thousands of tender and tough plants that are donated for the sale.


Sat. May 16, 9am-4pm - Cascade Cuts Plant Sale - The extensive wholesale perennial, annual, veggie and herb nursery, Cascade Cuts, is open to the public just one day a year as a fundraiser for Sustainable Connections' Food & Farming Program. A prime destination for gardeners, landscapers, and anyone looking for a lovely hanging basket, the Cascade Cuts Plant Sale offers a treasure trove of plants and gardening essentials. Take a walk through and find your own personal just perfect plant. 

June 27 & 28 - Home and Landscape Tour - sponsored by Sustainable Connections, you can visit a variety of sites that represent a wide range of solutions in solving building and gardening issues in Whatcom County. Cost $10.

July 11&12, 11am-5pm            WHS 29th Annual - Tour of Private Gardens

This annual event allows private individuals to see inside 6-8 beautiful private gardens in Whatcom County. Tickets available online or at Garden #1. Please visit Whatcom Horticultural Society site.



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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