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Cascade Gardener classes Issaquah Highlands

Edible Landscapes for the Homeowner Class

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Cascade Gardener Class: Edible Landscapes for the Homeowner Jessi Bloom, best-selling author, owner and lead designer of N.W. Bloom EcoLogical Landscapes Would you like to grow your own food but think it’s too much work or takes too much time? Learn how to employ design strategies from nature, so you…

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Cascade Gardener classes Issaquah Highlands

Unthirsty Garden & Landscape Class

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Cascade Gardener Class: Unthirsty Garden and Landscape Marianne Binetti, radio host, author, columnist Learn the tips, tricks and time honored methods for saving water while still having a lawn, trees, shrubs and perennials. Will cover soil prep, mulching and plant selection. Classes are free, but registration is required. For a…

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IHCA Consider What You Plant

IHCA Tips: Consider What You Plant!

By | Connections

by Lyle Dickey, IHCA Landscape Manager As seen in the September 2017 Connections There are many reasons for the Issaquah Highlands Community Association (IHCA) and its Architectural Review Committee (ARC) to be deeply involved in the process of selecting and recommending trees and shrubs in the community. Beyond the usual…

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Irrigation Repair Hierarchy

By | Connections, Front Page

By Russ Ayers, IHCA Landscape Manager Every day during the irrigation season your IHCA office receives calls and emails about sprinklers needing attention and the like.  With the high cost of water in Issaquah every irrigation repair is a pressing concern to your community’s maintenance staff.  With over 65 systems,…

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It’s Green to be Brown with Dormant Grass

By | Front Page, Uncategorized

IHCA ARC Guidance on Lawn Maintenance Issaquah Highlands is a “green” community (environmentally conscious…). As such, we are allowed to let our lawns go dormant (brown-out) in the summer months saving not only not water (and $$) but the environment as well. This does not mean letting your lawn die.  Here are…

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PLEASE KEEP OFF THE NEW TURF

By | Front Page, General

“Your Issaquah Highlands groundskeepers have been busy this week prepping some park frontage for conversion from trampled groundcovers to more-durable turf.  New sod has been installed at approaches to Wisteria, Daphne and West Highlands Parks.  Please help ensure the success of these installations by keeping off the new turf until…

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GOATS ARRIVE!

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A summer tradition, the landscape trimming GOATS arrive in Issaquah Highlands on July 1st and will move around the community daily for about one month. Follow the Issaquah Highlands Facebook Page for daily locations. PLEASE DO NOT FEED THE GOATS! Questions? Contact Russ Ayers, IHCA Landscape Manager russ.a@ihcommunity.org, 425-507-1130

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