Friday, April 5, 2013
Still looking for the perfect low-maintenance plants for your spring planting? You’re in luck!
The Hood River Soil & Water Conservation District is no longer taking orders, but still has many native seedlings (bareroot conifers, deciduous trees and shrubs) available for only $1.25-2.50.
The plants will be sold Friday, April 5, from 1-5 p.m., and Saturday, April 6, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at the OSU Experiment Station cold storage building, 3005 Experiment Station Drive (off of Tucker Road just east of Your Rental Center) in Hood River. The public is invited to stop by to check out this first-come, first-served sale.
Check out the Hood River SWCD’s website at www.hoodriverswcd.org to find out what is available and for more information on plant descriptions, suitability for various sites and wildlife usage.
More like this story
- Fire burns Underwood Fruit & Warehouse Wednesday
- Second annual ‘Rooted’ story event on Nov. 2
- HRVAC hosts harvest dinner
- Eagle Creek fire info meetings Oct. 17-18 in CL, HR
- Local farm named among ‘Best Places to Pick Apples’
- Colors Day
- Two quilt shows in the Gorge
- Roots and Branches: Principles set in stone
- YESTERYEARS: Cooper Spur district gets electric service in 1947
- Letters to the Editor, Oct. 18 edition
Sixth Annual Harvest Fest Pie Eating Contest
The sixth annual Pie Eating Contest at Hood River Harvest Fest is sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce and HRVHS youth service group Leaders for Tomorrow. HRVHS student Dylan Polewczyk won the 1-minute fruit-pie eating event. Key rule, as stated by Chamber President Jason Shaner, “You have to eat the pie, you can’t just dislocate it. We will be checking for pie dislocation.” Enlarge