Author: Lynette Anderson

Garden d’Lights – Bellevue Botanical Gardens

Nov 30 – Dec 31
4:30pm to 9pm

Garden d’Lights features over half a million which transform the Bellevue Botanical Garden into a blossoming winter wonderland. Over 100,000 people enjoy this dazzling display each season. The route has changed, grown, and become more magical than ever.

Tickets are $5 per person; children 10 and under are free and do not need a ticket.

Webinar: Designing Small Gardens with Big Attitudes

Wed, Jan 22
11am (Pacific time)

Kerry will show you …
* Clever design and accessorizing tips for maximizing and extending color in smaller spaces
* Remarkable, no-fuss perennials, flowering shrubs, evergreens and annuals that provide three seasons (or more) of beauty plus neat habits
* Pollinator-friendly plants and sustainable practices that work in a small area
* Superstars for all light conditions, ranging from Zones 3 to 9, will be featured.

This 60 -75 minute Webinar, produced and presented by nationally renowned garden educator, author and design consultant, Kerry Ann Mendez, is offered to registrants for a fee of $12.00.

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.

Foundation Holiday Party and Annual Meeting

Sat, Dec. 7 – 11:30 to 2pm
Columbian Hall

6794 Martin Way East
Lacey, WA 98516

Doors open at 11:30am. Festivities begin with the potluck, followed by the annual meeting and the fun-filled white elephant gift exchange. Even if you don’t want to participate in the game, please join us for some holiday cheer!

If you wish to participate in the potluck, please bring a dish to share. Tableware, coffee and tea will be provided.

If you wish to participate in the gift exchange, please bring a wrapped or bagged gift valued no more than $10 (new or like new).

WSU Master Gardener Volunteer Training

January-June 2020

Applications will be accepted on a first come basis until the class is full or by Friday, December 14, 2018. Don’t delay…. apply today!

Applicants accepted into the WSU Master Gardener volunteer training program participate in 21 weeks of classes in person and at home by using the on-line training program.

Next to digging in the dirt, there’s almost nothing gardeners enjoy more than learning about their favorite plants. One of the easiest ways to increase your gardening knowledge and give back to the community is to enroll in WSU Extension’s Master Gardener volunteer training. For forty five years, Washington State University Extension has been training Master Gardener volunteers in the science and art of gardening.

For complete details including: dates for pre-orientation sessions, application forms, class dates, and cost – visit the WSU Thurston County Master Gardener website