Thurs, June 20
6:30 pm – Membership Meeting
7:00 pm – Guest Speaker: Erica Guttman

Join us as Erica shares tried-and-true cost-effective methods we can all employ to make our landscapes more ecologically functional for protecting water resources, providing critical wildlife and pollinator habitat, and still delighting us with functional beauty within our outdoor living spaces.

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Sat, June 8 – 9 to 11am
Sat, July 13 – 9 to 11am
Fri, August 9 – 9 to 11am

Are you ready to challenge your garden photography skills and have some fun?

The Foundation is pleased to offer three Creative Garden Photography workshops this summer.

After an introduction and discussion, we’ll head out to the garden to try out some new skills and a few fun tricks. Suitable for any/all skill levels and cameras (including phone cameras).

Taught by Tami Shaughnessy and Andie Goff.

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Food and Yard Waste Composting
Thurs, May 16 – 1 to 2pm
Tumwater Library

Learn how to compost including: what materials you need, what shouldn’t go in your pile, the decomposition process, and how to tell when it is finished.

Workshops are free and open to the public. No advance registration needed but space is limited at the Tumwater Library.

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Master Gardeners are volunteers trained by Washington State University Extension to provide science-based information to home gardeners about best gardening practices.

Master Recycler Composter volunteers are trained on how to reduce waste and increase public awareness of opportunities to prevent waste, recycle and compost in Thurston County.

Our Foundation supports the efforts of both programs through fundraising, organizing educational events, managing demonstration gardens and more. Learn more about the Foundation by visiting the Get to Know Us page.

Ask A Master Gardener! Visit the WSU Thurston County Extension website to get your questions answered by an certified Washington State University (WSU) Master Gardener volunteer. This service is FREE for Thurston County residents.

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