Author: Lynette Anderson

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.

Plant Sale Opportunity

July Super Sale!
Save 20% on selected beautiful shrubs and trees!

Come and see for yourself! The Thurston County Master Gardeners have a plant-packed, small Nursery located adjacent to the Dirt Works Demonstration Gardens at Yauger Park. The Nursery has a large inventory of beautiful perennials, sun loving shrubs and trees and native plants. Come and shop with the help of your very own MG personal shopper!

We are now scheduling Wednesday and Saturday appointments (the first and third Saturday of each month) for a one-hour shopping experiences. Prices are highly competitive, and we accept credit/debit cards as well as cash and checks.

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

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.

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.