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2022 Foundation Calendar Sale!

Cost: $15 per calendar

Ordering is now available on the MGFTC Shopping webpage!

The Master Gardener Foundation of Thurston County is pleased to announce their new fundraiser, the 2022 Calendar – Gardening Through the Seasons!

This wall calendar celebrates the three Master Gardener Demonstration Gardens in Thurston County. Beautiful photographs capture the gardens throughout the four seasons. In addition, each month has several gardening tips appropriate for the month.

WSU Master Gardener Advanced Education Conference

VIRTUAL
Sept 30-Oct 2, 2021
All Garden Enthusiasts Welcome!

Plan now to join WSU Master Gardeners and garden enthusiasts from across the country to learn the latest in gardening techniques and discoveries, refresh your gardening know-how, and grow your own skills to help other gardeners be successful. 

Plant Sale Opportunity

Last Day for Shopping
October 27!

We have a lovely selection of dogwoods, oaks, natives, Japanese Maples plus lots of other beauties. Come and see for yourself!

Come and shop with the help of your very own MG personal shopper!

We are now scheduling Wednesday appointments for a one-hour shopping experience. Prices are highly competitive. PAYMENT BY CASH OR CHECK ONLY. IF PAYING WITH CASH, PLEASE KNOW THAT WE CAN’T MAKE CHANGE.

To sign up for an appointment, go to our Personal Shopping Appointments webpage and follow the instructions.

Support Our Fundraising Donors

Attention Gardeners and Composters!

With the weather improving and spring gardening activities underway, this is a great time to support your local independent nurseries and garden centers. Several local companies have been consistent supporters of our Foundation’s fundraising activities for many years, so give them a big thanks when you shop with them.

Click on “Read more” for a complete list of our donors.

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!

Community Events *

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!