Author: Lynette Anderson

All About Pruning, Olympia

Free gardening classes offered by The Barn Nursery

Sun, March 3 & Sun, March 10

10am – Basic Fruit Tree Pruning
Speaker – Lowell Cordas, Local Pruning Expert

11am – Insect and Disease Control for Fruit Crops
Speaker – Nina Dickison, The Barn Nursery

1pm – Advanced Fruit Tree Pruning
Speaker – Lowell Cordas, Local Pruning Expert

Winter Garden Care Tips

When the temperatures drop, we start looking for ways to protect our plants and help our birds.
Here are a few good articles that might give you some help:

Guarding Against Winter Damage (PDF)
Hummingbirds in Winter (PDF)
Winter Container Care (PDF)

Through the Garden Gate Workshop Series, Shelton

Septic and Lawn Landscaping
Sat, Feb 23
9am to noon

Septic system landscaping
Love your lawn
Lawn alternatives-retire your lawnmower
Teri King: Sea Grant WA and Mason Co. Master Gardener

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

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 Shelton Garden Workshop web page .

Join the Foundation and Meet New Friends

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