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Master Gardeners Celebrate Orca Recovery Day – Orca and Salmon Health Starts Uphill

Master Gardeners Celebrate Orca Recovery Day – Orca and Salmon Health Starts Uphill

The Whidbey Island Conservation District has invited Island County Master Gardeners to help celebrate ‘Orca Recovery Day’ on October 15th by organizing an event at Greenbank Farm. Following a 2 hour volunteer work party to maintain the Greenbank Farm raingarden, Island County Master Gardeners will be giving 10-15 minute talks on several sustainable gardening practices. A clinic table will also be available during this event to answer any gardening questions that the community may have.

Saturday, October 15, 2022

 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm


Place: Greenbank Farm, 765 Wonn Rd, Greenbank, WA, 98253

12:00 PM to 4:00 PM  Master Gardener Clinic

12:00 PM –  2 PM: Raingarden Maintenance

Whidbey Island Conservation District volunteer cleanup of the Greenbank Farm raingarden that is located next to the playground. Master Gardeners will loan shovels, rakes and hand tools to help with the cleanup. Volunteers are invited to bring their favorite garden tools.

2:00 PM – 4:00 PM:

Island County Master Gardeners present sustainable gardening practices.


Whidbey Island geology

Yard of the month 50 years ago vs. today

Sustainable Gardening Practices Support Orca Health

Water Quality – Rain Garden

Water Conservation – SIP, Rain Barrel

Using Native Plants

Fertilizers and Pesticides

Support pollinators

Healthy soil and compost

Homegrown National Park Concept


Host Your Next Event at the Greenbank Farm!

Greenbank Farm, located centrally on beautiful Whidbey Island, has a number of facilities and lands available to rent for public or private events. Whether a party in the barn, an outdoor festival in our fields, or just some extra parking for an event elsewhere, we have you covered.