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Foundation Meeting & Guest Speaker

Wed, June 20
6pm – Doors Open
6:30pm – Membership Meeting
7pm – Presentation by Erica Guttman

Thurston County Public Health Department
412 Lilly Road NE
Olympia WA 98506

Erica Guttman, Senior Extension Coordinator and Educator with Thurston County Cooperative Extension, will be joining us to share her passion for fabulous plants with other plant geeks! First she will discuss some design ideas to reduce maintenance, protect water, and support small wildlife. Then she’ll talk about experiences with her favorite plants—from old standbys to newer cultivars—appropriate for various site conditions. She looks forward to a robust exchange of ideas and experiences with the group.

The public is welcome – no preregistration required. Admission is $5 for non-Foundation members, so feel free to invite your family, friends, and neighbors.

Container Gardening Alternative – Growing Lettuce in a Compost Sock, Olympia

Thurs, June 28
Dirt Works Demonstration Garden, Olympia

Dirt Works Demonstration Garden will be open on three Thursday’s evenings from 5pm to 8pm during the months of June, July and August. Enjoy a summer evening stroll. Each of these evenings will have a special focus/demonstration.

Focus for Thursday evenings in July and August
July 26th – Yard & Food Waste Composting
August 23rd – Fairy and Miniature Gardening