Author: Lynette Anderson

Spring Plant Sales!

The Master Gardener Foundation of Thurston County invites you to their plant-packed nursery located adjacent to the Dirt Works Demonstration Gardens at Yauger Park.

Shop our huge selection of flowering shrubs, trees, sun-loving perennials, native plants and Great Plant Picks!

Friendly Master Gardener volunteers will help answer all of your gardening questions, help with plant selections and give planting advice while shopping.

Come join us for a wonderful shopping experience to find your perfect plants. You don’t want to miss out on our low prices.

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Foundation Meeting: Native by Design – Virtual

Gardening to Invite and Support Biodiversity
Thursday, June 16
6:30 PM – Membership Meeting
7:00 PM – Guest Speaker, Eileen Stark
Virtual Presentation via Zoom

Learn how to garden with an ecologic focus by utilizing the basic design elements of native gardening and maintaining your garden with wildlife-friendly techniques.

Free Composting Workshops – Olympia

Introduction to Home Composting – via Zoom
Tues, June 28
Noon-1pm

Registration is required for Zoom workshops.

Workshops are free and open to the public.

Monthly Garden Calendars

Wondering what you should be doing in your garden this month?

Produced by Oregon State University (OSU) Extension, each month provides reminders of key garden chores, such as fertilizing, pest control, planting, and maintenance.

Check out OSU’s Monthly Garden Calendars

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!