Submitted by the Orcas Island Garden Club.
The Orcas Island Garden Club welcomes Ryan T. Palmateer from the San Juan Islands Conservation District on Wednesday, Oct. 17 at 10 a.m. at the Orcas Center.
Palmateer will speak about creating your own rain garden and drip irrigation system. He will also discuss county-wide water conservation efforts. Ryan is the San Juan Islands Conservation District Energy Program Manager and IT specialist as well as the Washington Association of District Employee’s track leader for climate, water and energy. The Orcas Island Garden Club welcomes new members and encourages gardeners, landscapers, farmers, and those who love nature to enjoy this month’s presentation.
After the presentation, visitors are encouraged to stop by the membership table and become part of the garden club. All attendees may socialize, share gardening info and advice and enjoy treats in the social hour following the meeting.