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Foundation Meeting: Soil Test Interpretation & Soil Enhancement

Thurs, Feb 20
6:30pm – Membership Meeting
7pm – Speaker: Nicole Warren

Nicole will be giving us insights into the work of the Thurston Conservation District and discuss soil test interpretation and soil enhancement.

At the district, Nicole runs a Soil Nutrient Program, where any landowner can submit a soil sample to test for macro and micro-nutrients. She provides a written analysis that includes recommendations specific to the crop being grown to correct deficiencies and improve production.

The Salvation Army Community Center
1505 4th Avenue E.
Olympia, WA 98501

Non-members pay $5 at the door.

Join the Foundation and Meet New Friends

Olympia Farmers Market Garden

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 community and you will meet like-minded people interested in gardening, recycling and composting.

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Healthy Houseplants, Healthy Home, Sumner

Sat, Feb 1
10am to 1pm

Windmill Gardens
16009 60th Street East
Sumner, WA 98390

Presented by Marianne Binetti. Learn not just the benefits of indoor plants and which plants clean indoor air the fastest but also solutions to the most common houseplant problems. Enjoy a special presentation on interior design with houseplants. This talk will cover the most popular sedums and orchids and include plants that will survive in dark corners. Bring your questions about your own houseplants or get suggestions for indoor plants that will survive in the problem areas of your home – including the toughest houseplants that will not die – even if you go on vacation.

Cost: $5.44
Please register in advance! 253-836-5843.

Through the Garden Gate Workshop Series, Shelton

Wild and Wonderful: Using Natives in Your Yard
Sat, Feb 8
9am to noon

$5 (at the door)

100 W Public Works Drive
Shelton, WA

* substituting native plants for non-natives
* using vegetation to stabilize marine and fresh water bluffs
* creating pollinator friendly gardens

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 Mason County Master Gardeners 2020 Gardening Workshops page .