Workshops & Events

MGwkshp collageThe Master Gardener Program sponsors, and co-sponsors with other area agencies, events, workshops, nursery tours, and much more. Our upcoming events are shown below listed in alphabetical order. Read more about each event by clicking its link.

Sign up for an event or workshop by following the instructions on the flyer or going to the Extension’s calendar (Select GARDENING from the categories to shorten the list of activities to only our items.)

Upcoming Workshops and Events

  • Soil Testing Demystified – April 26Do you test your garden soil every year? Should you? What about raised garden beds? And lawns? Learn the answers to these questions and more as Master Gardener and soil scientist Martha Minnich shares best practices regarding soil testing in the home garden. Wednesday, Apr. 26, 2017 from 6 to 7:30 pm. Vancouver Community Library; 901 C Street, Vancouver, WA 98660. Free. No registration required. This 90 minute presentation will include information to help you to determine your soil testing needs – when it is needed – and when not. Dr. Minnich will also cover the basics on how to interpret soil test results. This complex subject will be presented in layman’s terms! ... » More ...
  • On the Road Tour – Birds, Bees, Blooms and Fish – Apr. 20Join us for a fun day for gardeners and pet lovers too! In Chehalis our first stop is Kaija’s Garden and Pet, an old -fashioned feed store and nursery. The business was established in 1947 and offers many items including pond supplies. Indoor and outdoor gardeners alike will be inspired! In Centralia we will visit Pioneer West Garden and Pet Center. They have pets and fish. We will learn how we can grow citrus fruit in our area. Pioneer West not only has garden supplies and plants but carries bee equipment as well. Our last stop will be in Rochester at Lael’s Moon Nursery. We ... » More ...
  • On the Road Tour – By Land and By Sea – Mar. 16CSAs (Community Sponsored Agriculture) are a place to buy produce directly from the farmer through shares. CSP (Community Sponsored Pasture) Customers can purchase shares of butchered farm animals. Join us for a visit to Greene Jungle Farm, an Animal Welfare Approved farm using natural techniques that go beyond organic with an emphasis on sustainability. All their animals are raised on pasture. Next up is Pacific NW Best Fish Company, a family owned retail fish market offering wild-caught, regional seafood. We will learn how they process or smoke their fish. Northwest Organic Farm is Certified Organic ... » More ...
  • Rejuvenating Your Landscape Workshop – Apr. 1 – WashougalDon’t love your home landscape? Experiencing eyesores from adjacent properties? Not sure how to incorporate new features? If so, then this 90 minute presentation is for you. The presenter will share simple effective techniques, using hands-on exercises that will help homeowners to identify landscape features they like, those which they don’t and help you to get clear on what you dream of having in your home landscape. Saturday, Apr. 1, 2017, 2 to 3:30pm at the Washougal Library; 1661 C St., Washougal, WA 98671 COST: Free! No registration necessary. Participants should bring four or five photos; a ... » More ...