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Winter Garden Care Tips

When the temperatures drop, we start looking for ways to protect our plants and help our birds.
Here are a few good articles that might give you some help:

Guarding Against Winter Damage (PDF)
Hummingbirds in Winter (PDF)
Winter Container Care (PDF)

Guest Speaker: Kris Adair, Silver Springs Organics

Wed, Feb 20
6:30 pm – Membership Meeting
7pm – Speaker

Thurston County Health Department
412 Lilly Rd NE
Olympia, WA 98506-5132

Guests pay $5 at the door.

Join the Foundation and Meet New Friends

For a yearly membership fee of $10, you can become a member of the Master Gardener Foundation of Thurston County (MGFTC). You don’t even need to be a master gardener or a master recycler-composter! Join our comunity and you will meet like-minded people interested in gardening, recycling and composting.

Community Events *

Through the Garden Gate Workshop Series, Shelton

Septic and Lawn Landscaping
Sat, Feb 23
9am to noon

Septic system landscaping
Love your lawn
Lawn alternatives-retire your lawnmower
Teri King: Sea Grant WA and Mason Co. Master Gardener

Cost: $5 per workshop (pay at the door)

Through the Garden Gate Workshops are presented by Mason County Master Gardeners.

For location and a list of all the 2019 workshops offered visit the Shelton Garden Workshop web page .

All About Pruning, Olympia

Free gardening classes offered by The Barn Nursery

Sun, March 3 & Sun, March 10

10am – Basic Fruit Tree Pruning
Speaker – Lowell Cordas, Local Pruning Expert

11am – Insect and Disease Control for Fruit Crops
Speaker – Nina Dickison, The Barn Nursery

1pm – Advanced Fruit Tree Pruning
Speaker – Lowell Cordas, Local Pruning Expert