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Visions of Paradise Garden Tour: Grays Harbor and Pacific Counties Host Annual Garden Tour

Saturday, July 15th, 10am to 4pm, Menlo & North River area in Pacific County (outside of Raymond area). $12 tickets can be purchased at the following locations: Aberdeen: Marshall’s Garden & Pet; Hoquiam: Harbor Drug & Gifts; Montesano: Valu Drug

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Kiwanis Community Garden Work Parties – Growing Food For The Community

Kiwanis grows organic vegetables for the Thurston County Food Bank. There are ongoing activities from now thru fall. For a list of activities and locations, follow them on Facebook at: Saturday, May 27 West Side, 9 AM to Noon,

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Native Plant Salvage Plant Walks in Spring and Summer

Join the Native Plant Salvage for a series of informational Plant Walks, this spring and summer.  Beginning April 20th, Plant Walks will be held on the first and third Thursday of every month, from 6pm to 7pm. These walks are

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LEARN IN THE GARDEN WORKSHOPS @ Lakewold Gardens, Lakewood

Announcing our 2017 Learn in the Garden lecture and learning series! As part of our mission we are pleased to bring you six opportunities to grow and expand your gardening and plant care knowledge. Our learning series features a one

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MGFTC Sponsored

Preserve The Taste Of Summer: Online Lessons in Food Preservation and Food Safety

Washington State University Extension is continuing their food preservation program called PRESERVE THE TASTE OF SUMMER. It is a series of eight online lessons for the in-home consumer who wants to learn about food preservation and food safety. It is designed for beginning canners and also veteran canners who want to update their knowledge and skills. The lessons provide the most current USDA approved food preservation recommendations.

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FREE: Learn To Identify Pollinators: “A Citizen Science Guide to Wild Bees and Floral Visitors in Western WA”

New Publication- A Citizen Science Guide to Wild Bees and Floral Visitors in Western WA. This 17-page new WSU manual “acts as an introductory document for those who would like to understand wild bee biodiversity and contribute to conservation through

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2017 FREE Composting Workshops

Presented by certified Master Recycler Composter volunteers of Thurston County. No pre-registration needed. For directions and more information visit: (click on the “Master Recycler Composter” heading on the home page) or call 360-867-2163 5/16 Dirt Works Garden – Yard

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2017 Master Gardener Advanced Education Conference

Registration is now open for the 2017 Master Gardener Advanced Education Conference! Please pass this message along to all Master Gardeners, Trainees, Interns and Staff! September 20-23, 2017, Yakima, WA. Get all the details at the official conference website: Go there, pick out your favorite classes, your meal choice, the tours that look irresistible, and the hotel where you’d like to stay. Then click the link on the REGISTER page and sign up!

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