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Gardening Workshops

March 16, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm


March 16      Home & Garden Show

9:30 a.m.   Growing Vegetables, where to start!

WSU Master Gardener Billie Bevers will discuss what to do in your vegetable garden to plan and prepare it for planting.  You will learn when to plant, how to start get an early start and what to takes to maintain healthy plants to get a great harvest.

11:00 a.m. Extending the Gardening Season

WSU Master Gardener Helen Redmond will talk about harvesting your garden and extending the growing season through the fall.  She will discuss extending your garden season, seed saving, cover crops, and winter gardening.  Learn how to continue raising vegetables throughout the fall.

12:00 p.m.   Spice of Life (Growing Herbs)

WSU Master Gardener Terrie Phillips will show you how to plant, grow and harvest the most popular herbs that you can enjoy fresh from your own garden.  What to do with herbs after harvest will be discussed such as in preserving, storage and easy usage of these flavorful plants.

1:00 p.m.     How to Grow a Red Tomato

Is trying to grow red tomatoes frustrating to you? WSU Master Gardener Alice Slusher will discuss the tips he uses to produce a bountiful crop of red tomatoes. You will learn how to get your tomatoes off to get an early start and what it takes to produce a great harvest of tomatoes.

2:00 p.m.  Attracting Beneficial Insects with Plants

A WSU Master Gardener Alice Slusher will discuss how to attract beneficial insects to your garden.  By incorporating specific native plants into your landscape, you can encourage helpful insects and birds to visit your yard.  Often it’s the beneficial bugs that eliminate those bugs responsible for eating your plants.


March 16, 2019
9:30 am - 3:00 pm


Cowlitz County Expo Center—Fairgrounds
1900 7th Ave SW
Longview, WA 98632 United States
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(360) 577-3121