To promote and perpetuate WSU Master Gardener program with the Lewis County Extension Office. To promote public interest in gardening and home horticulture through education and other activities. To facilitate an exchange of ideas, information and expertise among members through periodic newsletters, seminars, meetings and other activities. To engage in activities that will further the objectives of the Foundation and the WSU Extension. To interact with the Master Gardener Foundation of Washington State.
Free Pre-Registration is required the Thursday before the workshop. In this workshop you will learn the steps in caring for your gardening tools so they work better and last longer.
Free Pre-registration is required by 3:00PM the Thursday before the workshop. A beautiful addition to any flower garden. Learn the secrets of changing color, caring for and pruning this beautiful and easy to grow ornamental shrub.
Free Pre-Registration is required the Thrusday before the workshop. The fee for this workshop is $40.00. Hands-on class using softwood cuttings will be held at the greenhouse at Toldeo Elementary School, Toldeo. Each attendee will reieive both book Cuttings Through the Year, and a cutting box as outlined in the book. Cost per attendee is $40.00 to cover materials. Each attendee is expecy to bring their own hand clippers and sample for propagation according to month of preentation (detalis in the book). Class emphasis is the hands-on aspects of which cuttings when, preparation of cuttings, making your won cutting medium, growing conditions, and transplanting cuttings into pots or the ground. Each attendee should finish with a variety of cutting start to grow at home.
Free Pre-Registration is reqiuired the Thursday before the workshop. An overview on the difference between culinary vs medicinal herbs and how to preserve them.
Free Pre-Registration is required the Thursday before the workshop. Learn how to grow a Food Forest! Combine fruit trees, shrubs, berries and perennial fruits and vegetables following Mother Nature’s designs. You will have a greater variety of food in a smaller space than a standard backyard garden or orchard.
Free Pre-Registration is required by the Thursday before the workshop. Two-part class with the first part PowerPoint discussion and the 2nd part a tour of the Master Gardener Greenhouse located at Borst Park in Centralia. Topics include basic set-up, growing plants year-round, tricks we’ve learned, maintenance and recordkeeping.
There are many reasons to save seeds! To preserve and ensure you have a favorite plant to attrct beneficial insects, to save money, for trading and the list goes on. Learn some of the simple techniques to the art of seed saving.