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New Fall Fundraiser!

Gardening Trivia with Marianne Binetti
Thurs, Sept. 10 – 6:30pm
Virtual Presentation via Zoom

Please support the Master Gardener Foundation of Thurston County as we host our first virtual fundraiser. Join local gardening expert Marianne Binetti as she entertains and informs us with Gardening Trivia.
More details (including how to register) to come in mid-August.
The event begins at 6:30 p.m. and includes several door prize drawings throughout this video (Zoom) presentation. The final Grand Prize drawing is a future private tour of Marianne Binetti’s garden for up to 10 people!

WSU “Gardening in Washington State”

Washington State University (WSU) Extension has a webpage full of information and answers for gardeners. This is an excellent resource for whatever garden project you might be undertaking. There’s information on all sorts of garden topics including: flower beds, lawns, vegetable gardening, rain gardens, composting and much more!

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Webinar: Perennial Plant Breeding at Home

Wed, Aug 12 
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Janet Egger will show you the basics of perennial plant breeding and how to do it from home. This is a class for the home gardener who wants to learn more about how plants are bred and how to do it themselves. Janet has bred perennials professionally since the 1980s. She bred Podophyllum ‘Spotty Dotty’ and the colored foliage Heuchera, among many other perennials.

Northwest Perennial Alliance – Virtual Garden Tours

Have you been missing visiting gardens this summer?

The Northwest Perennial Alliance has been filming member gardens to offer virtual visits while in-person visits are not possible.

Dozens of videos of beautiful home gardens can be viewed online.

Green Thumb Education Series

WSU Master Gardeners of Clallam County have made available a number of recorded workshops for personal educational purposes.

Presentations include topics such as:
– Greenhouses
– Inviting Native Bees into your Garden
– Simple Drip Irrigation
– Propagation of New Plants from Cuttings
– …and many more

WA Native Plant Society – Virtual Events

The Washington State Native Plant Society has made available a variety of online presentations on their website.

Check out these virtual events!