MGFTC Sponsored

Monthly Garden Calendar

Wondering what you should be doing in your garden this month? Oregon State University Extension Service posts a monthly garden calendar that can help you figure that out. Click on the link below for some great suggestions.

Monthly Garden Calendar

Garden Question/Answer Clinic

Do you have a plant eaten-up by bugs or diseases? Maybe you have a plant or weed you cannot identify? Or, you have a spot in your garden and you need advice on what to plant? That’s where the WSU Master Gardener volunteers of Thurston County can help.

Community Events *

Jan. 21 – Winter Twig ID Class

Two times to choose from!
Morning Session: 10am-12:30 pm,
or Afternoon Session: 1pm-3:30 pm

Sponsored by Native Plant Salvage, Olympia

These “walking workshops” take place on a West Olympia-area nature trail. Small groups of learners will be matched with knowledgeable instructors to learn the keys to identify over 25 native plants.
Cost is $5 and registration is required.

Jan. 25-28: Tacoma Home & Garden Show

If you are thinking of a new backyard, front courtyard or small side yard, now is the time to find the designer and get planning! Garden lovers wanting to get a jump on the spring season won’t want to miss the plant sale at the Tacoma Home & Garden Show. The show also assists home and garden do-it-yourselfers by offering around-the-clock seminars presented by some of the region’s top experts.

Visit the Tacoma Home & Garden Show website for details.

Through the Garden Gate Workshop Series, Shelton

Select Saturdays from Jan. 20th – Mar. 31st
9 am – noon

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

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

For a list of dates and workshops visit the Shelton Garden Workshop web page .

Feb.14 – Seminar: The Real Lives of America’s Bees

1pm -3pm
Norm Dicks Government Building
345 6th Street, 1st Floor Meeting Room
Bremerton, WA 98337

Tickets are $5 and may be purchased at the door.
Open to the public, no need to RSVP.
Explore the lives of bees from a gardener’s perspective.

February Gardening Workshops, Tacoma

A number of free, Saturday workshops will be offered by EnviroHouse, Tacoma during the month of February.

Advance registration is required.

For a list of workshops and to register, visit the EnviroHouse website.