Master Gardener Speakers

Program Contact: WSU Chelan/Douglas County Master Gardeners
(509) 667-6540 • chelanmastergardeners@gmail.com

Speakers

speakersMaster Gardeners are available to speak on select topics at your organization’s meetings.

  • This list is provided as a courtesy. Organizations should make their own arrangements with individual speakers.
  • Please allow speakers a minimum of 30 minutes for their presentation.
  • Master Gardeners may not accept payment for speaking engagements. They may accept reimbursement for mileage and materials.
  • Honorariums may be donated to the WSU Chelan County Master Gardener program and are very much appreciated.

 

Name Phone Subject Time Needed Description
Houseplants
Bonnie Orr 509-884-5069 House Plants 20 min. to 1 hour
Mary Fran McClure 509-884-4073 House Plants
Growing Home Fruit
Mary Fran McClure 509-884-4073 Growing Berries
Craig Robertson 509-387-1228 Growing Grapes
Annuals, Perennials & Bulbs
June McCann vjune44@hotmail.com incorporating annuals and perennials 1 hour how to use annuals, perennials and bulbs
together for a beautiful landscape
Sherry Anderson 509-881-7544 Dahlias
Mary Fran McClure 509-884-4073 Color in the Garden
Bonnie Orr 509-884-5069 Year Around Color 1 hour visual presentation on how to get yeararound color in your garden
Organic Gargening
Bonnie Orr 509-884-5069 Organic Vegetable Gardening 20 min. to 1 hour
Soil and Fertility
Bonnie Orr 509-884-5069 Mulches 20 min. to 1 hour
Bonnie Orr 509-884-5069 Soils and Soil Testing 20 min. to 1 hour
Bonnie Orr 509-884-5069 Basics of Composting 20 min. to 1 hour
Mary Fran McClure 509-884-4073 Soils and Soil Fertility
Trees and Shrubs
Mary Fran McClure 509-884-4073 Pruning Trees & Shrubs
Connie Mehmel 509-322-0181 Tree Physiology
Connie Mehmel 509-322-0181 Insect Pests of Native Trees
Vegetables
Bonnie Orr 509-884-5069 Organic Vegetable Gardening 20 min. to 1 hour
Eron Drew erondrew@gmail.com Beginning to advanced veggie gardening available November through May
Eron Drew erondrew@gmail.com Organic Vegetable Gardening available November through May
Mary Fran McClure 509-884-4073 beginning to advanced veggie gardening
Firewise Landscaping
Connie Mehmel (509)322-0181 Firewise landscaping zoning, plant arrangement, right plants
Penny Bickford 509-784-2140 Firewise landscaping zoning, plant arrangement, right plants
Cheri Garrett 509-741-9826 Firewise landscaping zoning, plant arrangement, right plants
Eron Drew erondrew@gmail.com Firewise landscaping available November through May
Suzanne Sorom adelesorom@gmail.com Firewise landscaping provisional speaker
Specialty Gardening
Bonnie Orr 509-884-5069 Waterwise Gardening 1 hr to 1.5.hrs
Mary Fran McClure 509-884-4073 Container Gardening
Penny Bickford 509-784-2140 Gardening with Children 30 min.
Kathi Scheibner 884-1627 Classrooms on worms/vermicomposting
Kathi Scheibner 884-1627 Classrooms on gardening
Eron Drew erondrew@gmail.com Hydroponics for beginners available November through May
Eron Drew erondrew@gmail.com small space container gardening available November through May
Eron Drew erondrew@gmail.com season extension available November through May
Eron Drew erondrew@gmail.com seed starting available November through May
General Gardening
Bonnie Orr 509-884-5069 Propagation from Seeds & Cutting 20 min. to 1 hour
Bonnie Orr 509-884-5069 Gardening with Physical Limitations 20 min. to 1 hour
Bonnie Orr 509-884-5069 Winterizing Your Garden 20 min. to 1 hour
Bonnie Orr 509-884-5069 Lawns 20 min. to 1 hour
Bonnie Orr 509-884-5069 Weed Control 20 min. to 1 hour
Bonnie Orr 509-884-5069 Home Composting 20 min. to 1 hour
Bonnie Orr 509-884-5069 Fall Cleanup 20 min. to 1 hour
Mary Fran McClure 509-884-4073 Landscape Basics
Mary Fran McClure 509-884-4073 Propagation
Sherry Anderson 509-881-7544 Seed Germination
Naturalized Landscaping
Bonnie Orr 509-884-5069 Native Plants 20 min. to 1 hour
Bonnie Orr 509-884-5069 Wildlife Friendly Landscapes 20 min. to 1 hour
Mary Fran McClure 509-884-4073 Coping with Critters Coping with deer, moles, gophersand other critters

Jennifer Marquis, Coordinator– Master Gardeners, Chelan County Extension, 400 Washington Street, Wenatchee, WA 98801, 509-667-6540

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