MGFKC Newsletter

KCMG Connection eNewsletterMGFKC Newsletter – The Foundation Connection
Read all about what’s of interest in the April 2022 issue!

  • Welcome New Interns! by MG Carrie HIll
  • Advanced Training Coming Soon by the Clinic Leadership Team
  • The Clinics are Opening! The Clinics are Opening! by the Clinic Leadership Team
  • Educational Opportunities with Growing Groceries, BDG Workshops
  • The T-shirts Have Arrived! by the Foundation Board
  • Cultivate (More) Knowledge: Clean Up and Have Patience
  • Extend You Resources: New WSU Publication on Growing Rhubarb
  • Miller Library: In the Garden: Essays on Nature and Growing
  • More education at Bellevue Botanical Garden, WA Native Plant Society and the WSU Adult Ed Conference


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

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 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  for links to register.

Seeds for Thought

MGFWS Seeds for Thought

February 2022 Newsletter from the Master Gardener Foundation of Washington State

Read in this issue:

  • From the President by Don Enstrom, MGFWS President
  • WSU MG Program Update by Jennifer Marquis, Statewide Program Leader
  • Bring Spring Indoors: Forcing Branches for Spring Blooms by Alice Slusher, Cowlitz County MG
  • Planning Pollinator Friendly Gardens by Mary Dessel, Mason County MG
  • 2022 MG Advanced Ed Conference Update by Melody Westmoreland, Conference Chair, Yakima County MG
  • Seed Starting Learnings at our Greenhouse by Bob Taylor and the Greenhouse Team, Lewis County MGs
  • King County Master Gardeners Resume Gardening Classes for 2022
  • Master Gardener Foundation of Thurston County publishes their annual garden calendar

Back issues available on the State Foundation website:

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.

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