Fall is Here: Summer in Review

Fall is Here: Summer in Review

Rainy days this week have finally made me accept the fact that fall is here and our beautiful summer is done.  This weeks blog is a look back on summer photos here at Stillwaters.

A full moon over Colonial Residence
A full moon over Colonial Residence


We had such wonderful gardening weather this year!

New garden 2014
The start of a new garden


The hummingbirds enjoyed a full summer of tasty food!



We have also had some spectacular Sunrises and Sunsets this year.

Stormy Weather
Spring Sunrise over Stillwaters


Summer Sunset
Summer Sunset at Stillwaters


Fall Sunset over Cooks Hill this week!
Fall Sunset over Cooks Hill this week!

Here’s are some visitors we see a lot around here in the summer.

Fall in Stillwaters


Quote of the Week:

“By all these lovely tokens September days are here, With summer’s best of weather And autumn’s best of cheer.”  -Helen Hunt Jackson

Happenings this week:

Saturday, September 27th: Community Garage Sale Coming  The annual Fall Community Garage Sale will be held Saturday at the Southwest Washington Fairgrounds. There are 350 vendor booths in nine buildings available to garage sale vendors for this one day sale. Setup is Friday, the day before, 9 a.m.-9p.m.

Public hours on sale day are early-bird shoppers ($5) at 8 a.m., and the general public 9 a.m.-4 p.m. with adult admission $1, and ages 12 and under free. Parking is free in fairgrounds lots.

For vendor information, call (360) 740-1495.

gardening vegetablesSaturday, September 27th: “Gardening for Everyone,” a program conducted by the WSU Lewis County Extension Master Gardener Program, will be held Saturday at Centralia College’s Washington Hall.  The program is free and no preregistration is required.  Following is the schedule:

Room 103

9-10:30 a.m.: Unusual Fruits, Nuts and Berries from our Areas

10:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m.: Growing Vegetables Year-Round

12:30-2 p.m.: Create Your Own Hypertufa Pots

2:15-3:30 p.m.: How to Get Started in Beekeeping

Room 105

9-10:30 a.m.: The Art and Science of Backyard Composting

10:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m.: Winter Care of Fruit Trees

12:30-2 p.m.: Hugelkultur Gardening

Several exhibitors also will be at “Gardening for Everyone.” They are WSU Lewis County Master Gardeners, Master Recycler Composters and 4-H Food Resource Leaders, Southwest Washington Mycological Society, Master Gardener Plant Clinic, Southwest Washington Women in Agriculture Network and Lewis County Granges.

For more information, call the Master Gardeners at (360) 740-1212 or visit http://lewis-mg.mrc.org.

Tonight or Saturday, September 26th and 27th:  ‘The Last Five Years’ at Wickstrom Studio Theatre Centralia College Theatre presents this two-person musical on Thursday, September 25 at 7pm, Friday, September 26 at 8pm, and Saturday, September 27 at 8pm. Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for seniors. Call the box office at 736-9391 ext. 525, or purchase tickets at the door..


Rainy today and tomorrow and sunny on Sunday (mid 70’s) then back to rain and clouds until next weekend and then sunny for Saturday and Sunday.  Sounds perfect to me!  Soak up the weather this week!

Matthew Williams

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