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Plant Sale Opportunity

We were unable to have our annual Master Gardener Plant Sale due to COVID restrictions but are offering scheduled appointments with personal shoppers and encourage you to make an appointment to come shop with us. We have a bounty of beautiful plants, shrubs, trees and natives.

Hours of operation:
Wednesdays, 9:00 am – 12:00 noon
First and Third Saturdays, 9:00 – 11:00 am

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

Foundation Meeting & Guest Speaker

Preventing Back Pain and Injury While Gardening
Thurs, June 24 via Zoom
6:30pm – Membership Meeting
7pm – Guest Speaker, Aaron Fitzpatrick DC LMP

Aaron is a practicing Chiropractor and Massage Therapist in Olympia and has 21 years of experience in his field. Back injury and pain seem to be a big concern for all us gardener’s, especially as many of us age. Hope you can join us for the meeting!

You will need a meeting link to participate. Click on “Read more” to find out how to RSVP.

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.

Lunch ‘n Learn Virtual Summer Series

Reliable resources for garden and plant problems
Tues, June 1

Building a compost pile
Thurs, July 22

Harvesting vegetables from the garden
Thurs, Aug 19

Tips for fall garden clean-up
Tues, Sept 7

All sessions are from noon to 1pm

Tune-in, eat your lunch, and learn! Each 1-hour session will focus on a specific topic related to gardening or composting.

Plant Answer Clinic

Hours of Operation: Suspended due to COVID19 measures.

Happily, gardening is one thing that has not been cancelled due to COVID19.

Although the clinic is closed, we have volunteers who will research your problem from home and get back to you via email.

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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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!