Online Education Series

The Master Gardeners of King County will launch their 2022 gardening classes and workshops in January 2022. Whether you’re a beginning gardener or a veteran of many seasons, you’re sure to find a class of interest.

BDG Workshops.
Bellevue Demo Garden Workshops
Workshops are on Saturday, from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., January 22 to mid-October. The workshops cover a wide variety of gardening: vegetables, composting, specific plant varieties, garden pests, efficient watering, and more. Series subscriptions available at a discount. There is a $5 fee for each individual workshop. Registration is required for the series or individual classes. See https://mgfkc.org/education/bdg-workshops to register.

Growing Groceries.
Growing Groceries logo
Classes are presented on specific Wednesdays, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., January to June. Classes cover the basics of gardening and information on specific plant families or garden problems, each class building on earlier presentations. New this year: Gardeners will have the option to purchase the series of 11 classes at a discount. Each individual class is $7.50. Registration is required for the series or individual classes. See https://mgfkc.org/education/growinggroceries  for links to register.

MGFKC Newsletter

MGFKC Newsletter – The Foundation ConnectionKCMG Connection eNewsletter
Read all about what’s of interest in the May 2022 issue!

  • Intern ‘Learn & Work’ Days by MG Penny Kriese & Garden Leaders
  • King Conservation District Soil Testing Update
  • Extend Your Resources: Discovery reveals how fungi bypasses plant defenses
  • Looking for Help With Your Gardening Questions?
  • Entering hours in GivePulse
  • Cultivate (More) Knowledge: What do nutrients do for plants? by Amanda Ramcharan, Bayer Crop Science
  • News Shoots: MG Program website, National Public Gardens Day, West Seattle Bee Festival
  • Miller Library: Flora of the Pacific Northwest: An Illustrated Manual
  • More education at WSU Extension Clallam County, Bellevue Botanical Garden, WA Native Plant Society and the WSU Adult Ed Conference

more

This newsletter is sent monthly to King County Master Gardeners. Look for it in your email. Miss a past issue? Find it here.

Seeds for Thought

MGFWS Seeds for Thought

May 2022 Newsletter from the Master Gardener Foundation of Washington State

Read in this issue:

  • From the President: A Brief History of our MG Foundations by Don Enstrom, MGFWS President
  • WSU MG Program Update by Jennifer Marquis, Statewide Program Leader
  • 2022 MG Advanced Ed Conference Update by Melody Westmoreland, Conference Chair, Yakima County MG
  • Nominees Wanted: Awards Committee MGFWS
  • Give Old Trees New Life – Create a Snag by Skagit County MG Nancy K. Crowell
  • Creating a Meadow Garden by Mason County MG Barbara Faurot

Back issues available on the State Foundation website: http://mgfws.org/

Heads UP!

2021 Fall Heads Up! Diagnostics Lab Newsletter

Newsletter of the Master Gardener King County Diagnostic Lab

 

Read in the Fall 2021 issue:

  • End of Season Contemplations
  • Record Breaking Weather
  • Attack of Bay Laurel Psyllids
  • Sunburns, Scorches and Scalds
  • Consider Cover Crops
  • Iris-A Rainbow of Rhizomes
  • The Sawfly Exceptions
  • Useful Web Resources
  • Nerd’s Corner: Scat, Cat!
  • Twigga Mortis: Sun damage
  • Frankensquash

This newsletter is sent to Master Gardeners in King County during the active garden months from March to October. Look for the current issue in your email.

Miss a past issue? Find it here.




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