Skip to main content Skip to navigation
Loading Events

← Back to Events

ONLINE

October 2020

WSU Master Gardener Workshop- Growing Microgreens

October 6, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
FREE

Are you just itching to see something green growing again? Learn how to add color, texture, and interesting flavors to meals using microgreens! On Tuesday, October 6 at noon-12:30, Master Gardener Tracy Morgan will show how to safely and easily grow and microgreens indoors at home. A FREE 20 minute demonstration will be followed by the opportunity to ask questions about the topic.  No need to register, just pop in. Connection information: (YOU MUST HAVE A ZOOM ACCOUNT!--sign up for…

Find out more »

WSU Master Gardener Online Workshop- Mole Control

October 7, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
FREE

Sadly, all too many property owners know the frustration of having that vision of a beautiful lawn ruined by moles. On October 7 at 6-7 pm WSU Master Gardener Bryan Iverson will talk about which techniques are the most effective in getting rid of moles: what works and what products fail to get results. A FREE 45 minute presentation will be followed by the opportunity to ask questions about the topic.  No need to register, just pop in. Connection information…

Find out more »

WSU Master Gardener Online Workshop-Making a Rain Garden

October 13, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
FREE

We live in a great area for building rain gardens! On Tuesday, October 13 at Noon-12:30 pm, WSU Extension Coordinator, Gary Fredricks will introduce us to an environmentally friendly way to create a native plant oasis that soaks up rainwater, mostly from the roof of your home or other building. A FREE 45 minute presentation will be followed by the opportunity to ask questions about the topic.  No need to register, just pop in. Connection information (YOU MUST HAVE A…

Find out more »

WSU Master Gardener Online Workshop- Best Plants for Fall Planting

October 14, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
FREE

Fall is the perfect time to plant that perfect tree or shrub for your yard. On October 14 at 6-7 pm, WSU Master Gardener Alice Slusher will help you to make the best choice and how NOT to make the most common mistakes. A FREE 45 minute presentation will be followed by the opportunity to ask questions about the topic.  No need to register, just pop in. Connection information (YOU MUST HAVE A ZOOM ACCOUNT!--sign up for one at zoom.us),…

Find out more »

WSU Master Gardener Online Workshop-Beginning Bonsai

October 20, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
FREE

Here’s an introduction to a satisfying hobby. On Tuesday, October 20 at noon-12:30, Master Gardener Trisha Bonapace will demonstrate How to begin the Bonsai journey with a new tree. A FREE 20 minute demonstration will be followed by the opportunity to ask questions about the topic. No need to register, just pop in. Connection information: (YOU MUST HAVE A ZOOM ACCOUNT!--sign up for one at zoom.us) The program can be accessed on-line by Zoom. Sign in to your Zoom account, then…

Find out more »

WSU Master Gardener Online Workshop-Tips for New gardeners and new to PNW Gardeners

October 21, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
FREE

Many of us moved here from different states with different climates. We asked all our MGs to share what they wish they’d known when they first started gardening in the PNW.  On October 21 at 6-7 pm, WSU Master Gardener Billie Bevers will share tips and tricks they’ve learned while gardening in the PNW.  No need to register, just pop in. Connection information (YOU MUST HAVE A ZOOM ACCOUNT!--sign up for one at zoom.us), then join from PC, Mac, Linux,…

Find out more »

WSU Master Gardener Online Workshop-Flower Arrangements for Fall

October 27, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
FREE

Learn how to make a beautiful Thanksgiving flower arrangement. On Tuesday, October 27 at noon-12:30, Master Gardener Marge Lippincott will demonstrate basic design techniques as she creates a floral centerpiece for your table. A FREE 20 minute demonstration will be followed by the opportunity to ask questions about the topic. No need to register, just pop in. Connection information: (YOU MUST HAVE A ZOOM ACCOUNT!--sign up for one at zoom.us) The program can be accessed on-line by Zoom. Sign in…

Find out more »

WSU Master Gardener Online Workshop-Affordable Landscaping

October 28, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
FREE

Anyone's yard can look great at little or no cost!  On October 28, 6-7pm, WSU Master Gardener and WA & CA licensed landscape architect, Wendy Santiago, will give you simple steps to improve your landscape and provide information on free and low cost resources.  A FREE 45 minute presentation will be followed by the opportunity to ask questions about the topic.  No need to register, just pop in. Connection information (YOU MUST HAVE A ZOOM ACCOUNT!--sign up for one at…

Find out more »

November 2020

WSU Master Gardener Online Workshop-Fall and Winter House Plant Care

November 3, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
FREE

Do you care for your houseplants the same way in the summer and winter? Houseplants need special care in the winter.  On November 3, from noon-12:30, WSU Master Gardener will explain to take care of houseplants indoors in their slow growth period. A FREE 20 minute demonstration will be followed by the opportunity to ask questions about the topic. No need to register, just pop in. Connection information: (YOU MUST HAVE A ZOOM ACCOUNT!--sign up for one at zoom.us) The…

Find out more »

WSU Master Gardener Online Workshop- Critter Control in the Garden

November 4, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
FREE

Do you have 4 legged "friends" having parties in your attic? Do deer treat your landscape plants like a buffet? November 4, from 6-7pm, WSU Master Gardener Art Fuller will give you tips to make your garden and home less inviting to these unwanted visitors. A FREE 45 minute presentation will be followed by the opportunity to ask questions about the topic.  No need to register, just pop in. Connection information (YOU MUST HAVE A ZOOM ACCOUNT!--sign up for one…

Find out more »

WSU Master Gardener “How to”: Right Tree, Right Place

November 10, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
FREE

Ever planted a tree or shrub and not have them do very well.  On November 10, from noon-12:30, WSU Master Gardener Alice Slusher will explain to the correct way to plant a tree so that it has a bright future.  Learn tips when planting so that it grows healthy and strong.  A FREE 20 minute presentation will be followed by the opportunity to ask questions about the topic.  Register by contacting Gary Fredricks at garyf@wsu.edu or 360-577-3014 Ext. 3 for…

Find out more »

WSU Master Gardener Online Workshop-Home Invaders: Unwanted guests

November 11, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
FREE

The garden bugs are gone for season, but that doesn’t necessarily mean you’ll have a bug-free winter! On November 11 at 6-7 pm, WSU Master Gardener Alice Slusher will introduce you to some of the more common home invaders you may encounter, and what to do about them. A FREE 45 minute presentation will be followed by the opportunity to ask questions about the topic.  No need to register, just pop in. Connection information (YOU MUST HAVE A ZOOM ACCOUNT!--sign…

Find out more »

January 2021

Container Gardening Workshop

January 12, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
FREE

Container Gardening -Do you want to grow a garden, but you're short on space?  WSU Master Gardener Steve Powers will explain ways to have a bountiful harvest from container grown veggies. On Tuesdays at 12:00 pm, and Wednesdays at 6:00 pm, WSU Master Gardeners present weekly on-line free programs.  No need to register, just pop in. Connection information (YOU MUST HAVE A ZOOM ACCOUNT!--sign up for one at zoom.us), then join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS, or Android from this…

Find out more »

Pruning Fruit Trees Workshop

January 13, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
FREE

Pruning Fruit Trees        Would you like to know more about how to prune your fruit trees?  WSU Master Gardener Art Fuller will show how to prune your fruit trees—and what NOT to do! On Tuesdays at 12:00 pm, and Wednesdays at 6:00 pm, WSU Master Gardeners present weekly on-line free programs.  No need to register, just pop in. Connection information (YOU MUST HAVE A ZOOM ACCOUNT!--sign up for one at zoom.us), then join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS, or Android…

Find out more »

Writing a Will Workshop

January 19, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
FREE

Writing a Will                Chris Roubicek, Attorney in Castle Rock, will address the importance of having a will. A will is a legal document that allows you, not the Washington legislature, to determine where your estate will go. Wills are necessary for people with stepchildren, children under 25, or a child or children with disabilities as well as people with no children. On Tuesdays at 12:00 pm, and Wednesdays at 6:00 pm, WSU Master Gardeners present weekly on-line free programs.  No…

Find out more »

Caring for Fruit Trees Workshop

January 20, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
FREE

Caring for Fruit Trees              Do you want to know what you can do NOW to help prepare your fruit trees for a healthy growing season in the spring and summer?  Please join WSU Master Gardener Alice Slusher to learn how to manage codling moth, apple maggots, peach leaf curl apple and pear scab, and other problems. Organic options will be discussed, too, and a management calendar will be provided. On Tuesdays at 12:00 pm, and Wednesdays at 6:00 pm, WSU…

Find out more »

Make Your Own Paper Workshop

January 26, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
FREE

Make Your Own Paper             WSU Master Gardener Karen Adams will show you how to make homemade paper.  Send a friend a card and some flowers when you make plantable paper! On Tuesdays at 12:00 pm, and Wednesdays at 6:00 pm, WSU Master Gardeners present weekly on-line free programs.  No need to register, just pop in. Connection information (YOU MUST HAVE A ZOOM ACCOUNT!--sign up for one at zoom.us), then join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS, or Android from this…

Find out more »

Greenhouse Information for the Home Gardener  Workshop

January 27, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
FREE

Greenhouse Information for the Home Gardener    Are you interested in learning how having a home greenhouse can expand your gardening possibilities?  Please join Nancy Chennault , Volunteer Coordinator for Castle Rock’s national award-winning America In Bloom program, to learn how to start and grow plants in a greenhouse. On Tuesdays at 12:00 pm, and Wednesdays at 6:00 pm, WSU Master Gardeners present weekly on-line free programs.  No need to register, just pop in. Connection information (YOU MUST HAVE A ZOOM…

Find out more »

February 2021

February Garden Tasks Workshop

February 2, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
FREE

Even though spring hasn’t arrived yet, February is a busy month in the garden! On February 2 at noon, WSU Master Gardener Alice Slusher will talk about when to prune landscape and fruit trees, and ways to prevent future problems now in the garden now.   A FREE 45 minute presentation/demonstration will be followed by the opportunity to ask questions about the topic.  No need to register, just pop in. Connection information (YOU MUST HAVE A ZOOM ACCOUNT!--sign up for one…

Find out more »

Raising Mason Bees Workshop

February 3, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
FREE

What’s all the buzz about Mason bees? Orchard Mason Bees are highly effective pollinators that are very non-aggressive and become active in early spring.   On February 3 at 6pm, Billie Bevers, WSU Master Gardener, will discuss the skills needed for raising Mason Bees.  The 2 hour class covers equipment, seasonal management, bee biology and management of pests.  A FREE 1 hour presentation will be followed by the opportunity to ask questions about the topic.  No need to register, just pop in.…

Find out more »

Planning to Plant Workshop

February 9, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
FREE

Would you like to take advantage of our longer growing season here in the PNW? On February 9 at noon, WSU Master Gardener Carolyn Winchell will help you push the gardening envelope on both sides of the year.  A FREE 45 minute presentation will be followed by the opportunity to ask questions about the topic.  No need to register, just pop in. Connection information (YOU MUST HAVE A ZOOM ACCOUNT!--sign up for one at zoom.us), then join from PC, Mac,…

Find out more »

Grape Pruning Workshop

February 10, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
FREE

Are you growing grapes? Do you want to start growing grapes? On February 10 at 6pm, WSU Master Gardener Art Fuller will explain everything you wanted to know about pruning grape vines and how to care for grape starts. A FREE 1 hour presentation will be followed by the opportunity to ask questions about the topic.  No need to register, just pop in. Connection information (YOU MUST HAVE A ZOOM ACCOUNT!--sign up for one at zoom.us), then join from PC,…

Find out more »

Shopping to Save Dollars Workshop

February 16, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
FREE

Would you like to cut down on grocery costs without sacrificing nutrition?  On February 16 at noon, Certified Nutrition Educator Debbie Fredricks will share some tried-and-true steps to having a lower grocery bill when trying to eat healthier. A FREE 45 minute presentation will be followed by the opportunity to ask questions about the topic.  No need to register, just pop in. Connection information (YOU MUST HAVE A ZOOM ACCOUNT!--sign up for one at zoom.us), then join from PC, Mac,…

Find out more »

Growing Vegetables from Seed Workshop

February 17, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
FREE

Save money and get a jump start on the summer growing season! If you've never started your vegetables from seeds, or haven't been successful in the past, this class is for you. On February 17 at 6-7pm Master Gardener Alice Slusher will walk you through the steps of preparing the planting medium and planting the seeds, as well as timing, proper lighting, and watering techniques.  A FREE 1 hour presentation will be followed by the opportunity to ask questions about…

Find out more »

Growing Roses in Washington Workshop

February 23, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
FREE

Please join Sheila Gray, retired WSU Extension Agent and co-author of the WSU publication “Growing Roses in Washington State” on Feb. 23 at noon to learn the best ways to care for your roses.  . A FREE 1 hour presentation will be followed by the opportunity to ask questions about the topic.  No need to register, just pop in. Connection information (YOU MUST HAVE A ZOOM ACCOUNT!--sign up for one at zoom.us), then join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS, or…

Find out more »

Fruit Growing for the Beginner Workshop

February 24, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
FREE

Have you always wanted to try your hand at homegrown fruit? On February 24 at 6pm, Theresa Knutsen, horticulture educator from Raintree Nursery, will tell you what you need to know to get started!  A FREE 1 hour presentation will be followed by the opportunity to ask questions about the topic.  No need to register, just pop in. Connection information (YOU MUST HAVE A ZOOM ACCOUNT!--sign up for one at zoom.us), then join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS, or Android…

Find out more »

March 2021

Rain Barrels 

March 10, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
FREE

March 10         6:00 pm                   WSU Master Gardener Jerry Winchell will explain how to collect rain from your roof and connect the barrels to the downspouts of your home.  You'll have water for your garden, and help prevent overflow into storm drains and waterways. On Tuesdays at 12:00 pm, and Wednesdays at 6:00 pm, WSU Master Gardeners present weekly on-line free programs.  No need to register, just pop in. Connection information (YOU MUST HAVE A ZOOM…

Find out more »

Growing Strawberries  

March 16, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
FREE

March 16           Noon               Do you want to grow strawberries this year, but have questions. WSU Master Gardener Billie Bevers will be presenting classes on how to successfully grow strawberries.  Learn which varieties do well in this area, how to plant them and take care of them for a successful crop.   No need to register, just pop in. Connection information (YOU MUST HAVE A ZOOM ACCOUNT!--sign up for one at zoom.us), then join from   PC, Mac, Linux,…

Find out more »

Right Plant, Right Place     

March 17, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
FREE

March 17           6:00 pm              Choosing spring flowering shrubs and trees is a passion here in the PNW.  WSU Master Gardener Alice Slusher will help you to make the best choice and how NOT to make the most common mistakes.   No need to register, just pop in. Connection information (YOU MUST HAVE A ZOOM ACCOUNT!--sign up for one at zoom.us), then join from   PC, Mac, Linux, iOS, or Android from this link: https://wsu.Zoom.us/j/7756056320... Meeting…

Find out more »

Who gets Grandma’s Yellow Plate     

March 23, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
FREE

March 23         Noon              Attorney Chris Roubicek of Castle Rock, will talk about the transfer of your non-titled property?  Estate planning often focuses on farms or family business transfers. Too often, personal possessions doesn’t get discussed.  Non-titled property can include furniture, photos, books, dishes, tools and jewelry.  Many people have fond memories of family keepsakes and they carry more meaning and can have long-lasting emotional effects.  Consider attending to learn more about decision options, including initiating discussions, determining distribution options…

Find out more »

Selecting Fruit Varieties for Western Washington

March 24, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
FREE

March 24         6:00 pm             Theresa Knutsen from Raintree Nursery in Lewis County will discuss the different varieties of fruit that grow well in this region. When selecting a fruit tree, learn the terminology and what to look for so that you have a positive experience. No need to register, just pop in. Connection information (YOU MUST HAVE A ZOOM ACCOUNT!--sign up for one at zoom.us), then join from   PC, Mac, Linux, iOS, or Android…

Find out more »

Composting    

March 30, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
FREE

March 30         Noon             WSU Master Gardener Brian Schlaefli will present how to effectively compost food wastes and garden material. See the different ways to compost and the advantages of each method. No need to register, just pop in. Connection information (YOU MUST HAVE A ZOOM ACCOUNT!--sign up for one at zoom.us), then join from   PC, Mac, Linux, iOS, or Android from this link: https://wsu.Zoom.us/j/7756056320... Meeting ID: 775 605 6320 Password: 12345   Phone Call: +1 253 215 8782,  775…

Find out more »

Worm Composting  

March 31, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
$30

March 31         6:00 pm                  Join the WSU Master Gardeners for this online Worm box composting workshop.  Vermiculture, or worm box composting, which is a process in which red wiggler worms and microorganisms are used to convert kitchen fruit and vegetable waste (peelings, etc.) into nutrient-rich,  humus - “black gold” - compost. This is an amazing fertilizer and soil conditioner that will make your garden plants healthier and more productive. You will learn about this method…

Find out more »

April 2021

April Garden Tips     

April 6, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
FREE

 WSU Master Gardener Carolyn Winchell will talk about what tasks are important in your garden in April, as well as pests and plant diseases you may encounter.  She will give advice on how to manage problems in the most environmentally friendly ways. WSU Master Gardeners present weekly on-line free programs.  No need to register, just pop in. Connection information (YOU MUST HAVE A ZOOM ACCOUNT!--sign up for one at zoom.us), then join from   PC, Mac, Linux, iOS, or Android from…

Find out more »

Advanced Composting 

April 7, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
FREE

Composting Happens!  Whether you plan or don’t plan your compost pile it will happen! Join  WSU Master Gardener Art Fuller to learn the whys, what manure does, how manure effects your compost pile, worm castings and worm tea, and how the Green Cone Digester Works. WSU Master Gardeners present weekly on-line free programs.  No need to register, just pop in. Connection information (YOU MUST HAVE A ZOOM ACCOUNT!--sign up for one at zoom.us), then join from   PC, Mac, Linux, iOS, or Android from this…

Find out more »

Heroes (Good Bugs) in your Garden        

April 13, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
FREE

WSU Master Gardener Anne Wolfe will talk about the Super Heroes in your summer garden--the good bugs that help to control the bad ones. You'll learn who they are, what they look like, and how to get them to stay. WSU Master Gardeners present weekly on-line free programs.  No need to register, just pop in. Connection information (YOU MUST HAVE A ZOOM ACCOUNT!--sign up for one at zoom.us), then join from   PC, Mac, Linux, iOS, or Android from this…

Find out more »

Rejuvenating your lawn

April 14, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
FREE

Would you like to have a healthier, more attractive lawn next year?  On WSU Extension Coordinator Gary Fredricks will explain how a few basic steps that will maintain and revive an otherwise healthy lawn.   WSU Master Gardeners present weekly on-line free programs.  No need to register, just pop in. Connection information (YOU MUST HAVE A ZOOM ACCOUNT!--sign up for one at zoom.us), then join from   PC, Mac, Linux, iOS, or Android from this link: https://wsu.Zoom.us/j/7756056320... Meeting ID: 775 605…

Find out more »

How to Sharpen your Tools

April 20, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
FREE

Do you fight with your tools when using them?  WSU Master Gardener Jerry Winchell will show you how sharpen your tools so that work for you and with you.  Learn how to give your tools the edge that will shorten work and make chores easier and more enjoyable. WSU Master Gardeners present weekly on-line free programs.  No need to register, just pop in. Connection information (YOU MUST HAVE A ZOOM ACCOUNT!--sign up for one at zoom.us), then join from  …

Find out more »

Weed Control for Home Lawn and Landscape

April 21, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
FREE

WSU Master Gardener and Cowlitz County Noxious Weed Coordinator, Jennifer Mendoza, will tell you about the best times and ways to control our most pesky weeds in your lawn and garden without using herbicides. WSU Master Gardeners present weekly on-line free programs.  No need to register, just pop in. Connection information (YOU MUST HAVE A ZOOM ACCOUNT!--sign up for one at zoom.us), then join from   PC, Mac, Linux, iOS, or Android from this link: https://wsu.Zoom.us/j/7756056320... Meeting ID: 775 605…

Find out more »

Seed Saving

April 27, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
FREE

Do you have a favorite tomato, pepper, or other veggie that you like so well you'd like to grow it again?  WSU Master Gardener Alice Slusher will explain about gathering and storing seeds for next year and beyond. WSU Master Gardeners present weekly on-line free programs.  No need to register, just pop in. Connection information (YOU MUST HAVE A ZOOM ACCOUNT!--sign up for one at zoom.us), then join from   PC, Mac, Linux, iOS, or Android from this link: https://wsu.Zoom.us/j/7756056320... Meeting ID:…

Find out more »

Growing Vegetables, where to start!

April 28, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
FREE

  WSU Master Gardener Art Fuller 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. WSU Master Gardeners present weekly on-line free programs.  No need to register, just pop in. Connection information (YOU MUST HAVE A ZOOM ACCOUNT!--sign up for one at zoom.us), then join from  …

Find out more »

May 2021

Master Gardener Workshop-Irrigation

May 12, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
FREE

5/12 6 pm     Irrigation Jerry Winchell Don’t be intimidated by drip irrigation! On May 12 at 6pm, WSU Master Gardener Jerry Winchell will explain how to construct a simple and inexpensive sprinkler system that can be used for your vegetable garden, hanging baskets, porch plants and for other situations.  Find out how to develop a sprinkler system that allows you the flexibility to reduce water use, save time, use less labor and control weeds. Connection information A FREE…

Find out more »

Master Gardener Workshop-How to make a Lifetime Tomato Cage

May 18, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
FREE

5/18 Noon How to make a Lifetime Tomato Cage Alice Slusher On May 18 at 12pm, Master Gardener Alice Slusher will show how to build simple tomato cages that will last a lifetime, store easily, and allow easy access to your tomatoes. Connection information A FREE 45 minute presentation will be followed by the opportunity to ask questions about the topic.  No need to register, just pop in. IMPORTANT NOTE! WSU ZOOM MEETINGS REQUIRES YOU TO HAVE A ZOOM ACCOUNT…

Find out more »

Master Gardener Workshop-Hydrangeas

May 19, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
FREE

5/19 6 pm     Hydrangeas Gail Gibbard Hydrangeas bring lots of color and textures to our gardens, but it can be confusing to know how to care for the different types of hydrangeas. On May 19 at 6pm, Master Gardener Gail Gibbard will discuss the differences between hydrangeas and how to grow and care for each type. Connection information A FREE 45 minute presentation will be followed by the opportunity to ask questions about the topic.  No need to…

Find out more »

Sew a Travel Pocket Pillow

May 22, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on June 5, 2021 at 1:00 pm

FREE

Sew a Travel Pocket Pillow This project is a cross between quilting and dimensional sewing. You will be making a handy pocket travel pillow. This is a step up from the table runner. If you are comfortable with your sewing machine and can sew a straight seam please join us. This is a two session activity. 22 May and 5 June 1:00 PM - 3:00PM. The first meeting will cover the 9-patch front of the pillow; the second meeting, the…

Find out more »

Master Gardener Workshop-Vertical Gardening

May 25, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
FREE

5/25 Noon Vertical Gardening Marilee Hertig Short on space? Do you only have a small area of sunlight and want to maximize it? On May 25 at 12 pm, WSU Master Gardener Marilee Hertig will discuss various strategies to help you grow UP and increase what you can grow in limited space. Connection information A FREE 45 minute presentation will be followed by the opportunity to ask questions about the topic.  No need to register, just pop in. IMPORTANT NOTE!…

Find out more »

Master Gardener Workshop-Pasture Management

May 26, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
FREE

5/26 6pm Pasture Management Gary Fredricks Want to improve pasture quality and increase forage yields? On May 26 at 6pm, Gary Fredricks, WSU Cowlitz County Extension Director, will discuss best practices to keep your pastures productive for the long run while maximizing forage through managed grazing. Connection information A FREE 45 minute presentation will be followed by the opportunity to ask questions about the topic.  No need to register, just pop in. IMPORTANT NOTE! WSU ZOOM MEETINGS REQUIRES YOU TO…

Find out more »

June 2021

Master Gardener Workshop-Landscaping with Native Plants     

June 8, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
FREE

6/8         Noon     Landscaping with Native Plants            Roxanne Nakamura Would you like to have year round interest in your landscape that does well in our climate?  On June 8 at noon, please join WSU Extension Master Gardener Roxanne Nakamura, who will guide you through some of the best native choices for our PNW landscapes. Connection information A FREE 45 minute presentation will be followed by the opportunity to ask questions about the topic.  No need to…

Find out more »

Master Gardener Workshop-  Escaped Ornamental Noxious Weeds 

June 15, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
FREE

6/15  Noon    Escaped Ornamental Noxious Weeds   Jennifer Mendoza Sometimes our beautiful garden plants do so well that they escape into the wild and become noxious bullies. On June 15 at noon, WSU Master Gardener and Cowlitz County Noxious Weed Coordinator, Jennifer Mendoza, will talk about these garden escapees and what to do about them.   Connection information A FREE 45 minute presentation will be followed by the opportunity to ask questions about the topic.  No need to register, just…

Find out more »

Master Gardener Workshop-Solving Summer Garden Problems  

June 22, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
FREE

6/22       Noon     Solving Summer Garden Problems          Alice Slusher If you plant it, they will come!  On June 22 at noon, please join WSU Extension Master Gardener Alice Slusher, who will help you identify and manage problems that may pop up in your garden during the growing season, using the common sense and nature-friendly IPM method. Connection information A FREE 45 minute presentation will be followed by the opportunity to ask questions about the topic.  No need to register, just pop…

Find out more »

Master Gardener Workshop-Summer Pruning 

June 29, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
FREE

6/29       Noon     Summer Pruning              Art Fuller When is the best time to prune?  It depends! WSU Extension Master Gardener Art Fuller will discuss the importance of summer pruning, types of pruning cuts, and what tools to use.  You will learn the best time to prune and what pruning does for the health of a tree. Connection information A FREE 45 minute presentation will be followed by the opportunity to ask questions about the topic.  No need to register, just pop…

Find out more »

Master Gardener Workshop- Fire Wise

June 30, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
FREE

Dryer summers and more homes being built in heavily wooded areas increase the need to learn about ways to reduce the damage from wildfires.  WSU Master Gardener Judy Masura will explain ways to create a firewise landscape. A FREE one hour presentation will be followed by the opportunity to ask questions about the topic.  No need to register, just pop in. IMPORTANT NOTE! WSU ZOOM MEETINGS REQUIRES YOU TO HAVE A ZOOM ACCOUNT (free or paid) AND BE SIGNED IN…

Find out more »

July 2021

Summer Lawn Care

July 27, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
FREE

July 27           Noon       Would you like to have a healthier, more attractive lawn this summer?  WSU Extension Coordinator, Gary Fredricks, will explain how the steps to maintain a healthy lawn over the summer. On Tuesdays at 12:00 pm, WSU Master Gardeners present weekly on-line free programs.  No need to register, just pop in. Connection information (YOU MUST HAVE A ZOOM ACCOUNT!–sign up for one at zoom.us), then join from   PC, Mac, Linux, iOS, or Android from this link: https://wsu.Zoom.us/j/7756056320... Meeting ID: 775 605 6320 Password: 12345…

Find out more »

August 2021

Controlling the Top 10 Noxious Weeds   

August 3, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
free

August 3           Noon     Gardens would be easy to care for if not for weeds.  WSU Master Gardener and Cowlitz County Noxious Weed Coordinator, Jennifer Mendoza, will talk about how to identify and control the top ten weeds that are noxious bullies in your garden. On Tuesdays at 12:00 pm, WSU Master Gardeners present weekly on-line free programs.  No need to register, just pop in. Connection information (YOU MUST HAVE A ZOOM ACCOUNT!--sign up for one at zoom.us), then join…

Find out more »

Landscaping for Wildlife 

August 10, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
free

August 10           Noon           We all appreciate our gardens and even more when it includes birds and other wildlife.  WSU Master Gardener Adam Weeks will  discuss which plants you can grow that are wildlife friendly and will attract animals to your garden. On Tuesdays at 12:00 pm, WSU Master Gardeners present weekly on-line free programs.  No need to register, just pop in. Connection information (YOU MUST HAVE A ZOOM ACCOUNT!--sign up for one at zoom.us), then join from  …

Find out more »

Tending the Garden     

August 17, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
free

August 17           Noon               Your garden is growing well, but when is the best time to start picking vegetables?  WSU Master Gardener Art Fuller will discuss how and when to harvest vegetables for the best taste and longer shelf life.  On Tuesdays at 12:00 pm, WSU Master Gardeners present weekly on-line free programs.  No need to register, just pop in. Connection information (YOU MUST HAVE A ZOOM ACCOUNT!--sign up for one at zoom.us), then join from  …

Find out more »

Saving Seeds       

August 24, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
free

August 24           Noon               Do you have a favorite tomato, pepper, or other veggie that you like so well you'd like to grow it again?  WSU Master Gardener Alice Slusher will explain about gathering and storing seeds for next year and beyond. On Tuesdays at 12:00 pm, WSU Master Gardeners present weekly on-line free programs.  No need to register, just pop in. Connection information (YOU MUST HAVE A ZOOM ACCOUNT!--sign up for one at zoom.us), then join from…

Find out more »

Growing Garlic     

August 31, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
free

August 31          Noon               WSU Master Gardener Billie Bevers will discuss how to raise garlic.  Billie will demonstrate how and when to plant, what to plant and why, how to care for and harvest garlic. On Tuesdays at 12:00 pm, WSU Master Gardeners present weekly on-line free programs.  No need to register, just pop in. Connection information (YOU MUST HAVE A ZOOM ACCOUNT!--sign up for one at zoom.us), then join from   PC, Mac, Linux, iOS, or…

Find out more »

September 2021

Ask a WSU Master Gardener 

September 7, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
FREE

September 7         Noon          Ask a WSU Master Gardener        What is killing my plants?  Why don’t I get more harvest? My garden is a jungle, how can I control it?  Have gardening questions?  A panel of WSU Master Gardeners are prepared to answer all your gardening questions.  Find out how to solve your gardening problems. PC, Mac, Linux, iOS, or Android from this link: https://wsu.Zoom.us/j/7756056320... Meeting ID: 775 605 6320 Password: 12345   Phone Call: +1 253 215 8782,  775 605…

Find out more »

Controlling Moles

September 8, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
FREE

September 8          6:00 pm        Controlling Moles       Sadly, too many property owners know the frustration of having that vision of a beautiful lawn ruined by moles.  WSU Master Gardener Bryan Iverson will talk about which techniques are the most effective to get rid of moles: what works and what products fail to get results. PC, Mac, Linux, iOS, or Android from this link: https://wsu.Zoom.us/j/7756056320... Meeting ID: 775 605 6320 Password: 12345   Phone Call: +1 253 215 8782,  775 605 6320#…

Find out more »

Planting in Shady Areas    

September 14, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
FREE

September 14          Noon      Planting in Shady Areas                     Trees are a valuable part of any property, but can create problems for the plants that live under them.    WSU Master Gardener Roxanne Nakamura will discuss the challenges for plants under trees, selection of plants that prefer shade, watering, care, and tips to help your plants thrive. PC, Mac, Linux, iOS, or Android from this link: https://wsu.Zoom.us/j/7756056320... Meeting ID: 775 605 6320 Password: 12345   Phone Call: +1 253 215 8782,  775…

Find out more »

Evaluating Mason Bees Cocoons

September 14, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
FREE

October 14         6:00 pm           Evaluating Mason Bees Cocoons            Billie Bevers, Washington State University Master Gardener will present a workshop on how to evaluate mason bees cocoons for disease. During the spring and summer other bees, diseases and parasites can invade mason bee nests.  Learn how to identify what’s in your mason bee cocoon is still viable and how to reduce disease.  The program sponsored by Washington State University Extension. WSU Master Gardeners present weekly on-line free programs.  No…

Find out more »

Extending your Garden Season  

September 15, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
FREE

September 15           6:00 pm           Extending your Garden Season            WSU Master Gardener Art Fuller will talk about extending the growing season through the fall.  Art will discuss extending your garden season, cover crops, and winter gardening.  Join us for an evening to find out more about what works when it comes to gardening here in Cowlitz County and learn how to continue raising vegetables throughout the fall. PC, Mac, Linux, iOS, or Android from this link: https://wsu.Zoom.us/j/7756056320... Meeting…

Find out more »

How to compost successfully 

September 21, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
FREE

September 21           Noon          How to compost successfully             WSU Master Gardener Brian Schlaefli will teach how to effectively compost food wastes and garden material.  Learn the different ways to compost and the advantages of each method that can provide great benefits to your garden. PC, Mac, Linux, iOS, or Android from this link: https://wsu.Zoom.us/j/7756056320... Meeting ID: 775 605 6320 Password: 12345   Phone Call: +1 253 215 8782,  775 605 6320# For help, call Gary Fredricks at garyf@wsu.edu or 360-577-3014…

Find out more »

The truth and Myths about Spiders

September 22, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
FREE

September 22           6:00 pm      The truth and Myths about Spiders        Do you want to know more about the spiders that live in our area? Wait until you hear the crazy myths and misunderstandings about spiders!  WSU Master Gardener Alice Slusher will tell you about the spiders here in the PNW, dispel many long-held myths (including the BIG myth about Hobo Spiders!) and explain how to make your home less welcoming to them.   PC, Mac, Linux, iOS,…

Find out more »

Orientation for Fall 2021 Virtual Strengthening Families Classes

September 28, 2021
FREE

FREE Virtual Strengthening Families Class for Parents/Caregivers and their Youth ages 10-14   Class Enrollment is limited REGISTER TODAY! Fall 2021 Virtual SFP Flyer Register by Tuesday, September 28, 2021 by calling or texting 360-261-3971 or emailing ramona.leber@cni.net Seven weeks total via Zoom *Optional orientation session: Thurs., Sept. 30, 6:00 p.m. *Youth on Wednesdays at 4:00 p.m. October 6, 13, 20, 27, November 3, 10, 17 *Parents on Thursdays at 6:00 p.m. Youth will join the family session at 7:15 p.m. October 7, 14, 21, 28, November 4, 11, 18

Find out more »

How to Run a Successful Meeting  

September 28, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
FREE

September 28           Noon           How to Run a Successful Meeting             Everyone knows how to run a meeting, until it goes wrong.  WSU Extension Agent Gary Fredricks will give you tips on how to run an efficient  and effective meeting.  Learn tips to prepare before the meeting to avoid difficulties, methods to avoid possible problems encountered during the meeting, techniques to reduce the length of the meeting, and how to avoid and manage conflict. PC, Mac, Linux, iOS, or Android…

Find out more »

Putting your Garden to Bed         

September 29, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
FREE

September 29          6:00 pm         Putting your Garden to Bed          Get a head start on next year’s garden NOW!  WSU Master Gardener Art Fuller will tell you the steps to put your garden to bed this fall.  Learn successful tips to reduce work next year and ensure next year’s successful crops. PC, Mac, Linux, iOS, or Android from this link: https://wsu.Zoom.us/j/7756056320... Meeting ID: 775 605 6320 Password: 12345   Phone Call: +1 253 215 8782,  775 605 6320# For…

Find out more »

Orientation for Fall 2021 Virtual Strengthening Families Classes

September 30, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
FREE

FREE Virtual Strengthening Families Class for Parents/Caregivers and their Youth ages 10-14 Class Enrollment is limited REGISTER TODAY! Fall 2021 Virtual SFP Flyer Register by Tuesday, September 28, 2021 by calling or texting 360-261-3971 or emailing ramona.leber@cni.net Seven weeks total via Zoom *Optional orientation session: Thurs., Sept. 30, 6:00 p.m. *Youth on Wednesdays at 4:00 p.m. October 6, 13, 20, 27, November 3, 10, 17 *Parents on Thursdays at 6:00 p.m. Youth will join the family session at 7:15 p.m. October 7, 14, 21, 28, November 4, 11, 18

Find out more »

October 2021

How to Plant Trees and Shrubs

October 5, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
FREE

October 5         Noon          How to Plant Trees and Shrubs     Protect your investment by giving your trees and shrubs the best possible foundation--planting them correctly!  WSU Master Gardener Adam Weeks will provide the correct techniques for planting trees and shrubs.  Learn tips on where to plant to keep your plants healthy.    WSU Master Gardeners present weekly on-line free programs.  No need to register, just pop in. Connection information (YOU MUST HAVE A ZOOM ACCOUNT!--sign up for one at zoom.us), then join…

Find out more »

How to Sharpen your Tools  

October 6, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
FREE

October 6         6:00 pm        How to Sharpen your Tools     Join WSU Master Gardener Jerry Winchell as he demonstrates how to clean and sharpen tools before putting them away for winter storage, so they'll be ready to work for you in the spring.  He'll share hints about storing other gardening tools, too. WSU Master Gardeners present weekly on-line free programs.  No need to register, just pop in. Connection information (YOU MUST HAVE A ZOOM ACCOUNT!--sign up for one at zoom.us), then join…

Find out more »

Planting Bulbs        

October 12, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
FREE

October 12         Noon      Planting Bulbs             WSU Master Gardener Tracy Morgan will explain everything you wanted to know about planting bulbs.  You will learn how to get started, when to plant, and how to care for them so they become an annual delight. WSU Master Gardeners present weekly on-line free programs.  No need to register, just pop in. Connection information (YOU MUST HAVE A ZOOM ACCOUNT!--sign up for one at zoom.us), then join from Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS, or Android:…

Find out more »

Worm Composting  

October 13, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

October 13         6:00 pm           Worm Composting            Do you realize that about 1/3 of our kitchen scraps ends up in the garbage?  WSU Master Gardener Art Fuller will describe how to harness the power of worms to recycle food waste and  create an amazing soil amendment for our gardens.  Learn the process in which red wiggler worms and microorganisms are used to convert kitchen fruit and vegetable waste (peelings, etc.) into nutrient-rich,  humus - “black gold” - compost. This…

Find out more »

Selecting Drought Tolerant Plants      

October 19, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
FREE

October 19        Noon          Selecting Drought Tolerant Plants                     Plants continue to suffer every summer from heat and lack of moisture.  WSU Master Gardener Alice Slusher will describe which plants to select that are more drought tolerant and tips to consider when buying plants for your landscape. WSU Master Gardeners present weekly on-line free programs.  No need to register, just pop in. Connection information (YOU MUST HAVE A ZOOM ACCOUNT!--sign up for one at zoom.us), then join from Join from PC, Mac,…

Find out more »

Propagating Plants

October 20, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
FREE

October 20         6:00 pm      Propagating Plants                    WSU Master Gardener Roxanne Nakamura will demonstrate different techniques used for producing new plants from your existing ones. Learn how to successfully generate new shrubs from those that are found in gardens around you. WSU Master Gardeners present weekly on-line free programs.  No need to register, just pop in. Connection information (YOU MUST HAVE A ZOOM ACCOUNT!--sign up for one at zoom.us), then join from Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS, or…

Find out more »

Making a Rain Garden   

October 26, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
FREE

October 26         Noon           Making a Rain Garden               We live in a area where we either get too much rain or not enough.  If your landscape suffers from being too soggy, WSU Extension Coordinator, Gary Fredricks will discuss an environmentally friendly way to create a native plant oasis that soaks up the extra rainwater.  Learn how where to place the garden, how to construct it, and what plants to consider. WSU Master Gardeners present weekly on-line free programs.  No need to…

Find out more »

Spice of Life (Growing Herbs)  

October 27, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
FREE

October 27         6:00 pm         Spice of Life (Growing Herbs)                    WSU Master Gardener Carolyn Winchell 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. WSU Master Gardeners present weekly on-line free programs.  No need to register, just pop in. Connection information (YOU…

Find out more »

November 2021

Explore 4-H! – All Aboard for Model Railroading!

November 20, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Model railroading is actually several hobbies tied together by the objective of creating a miniature railroad. Yes, model railroading can be part of your 4-H activities, such as woodworking, model building, electronics, artwork and photography. Do you have a train set that was set up under your holiday tree? Did you know November is  National Model Railroad Month? Celebrate by Joining train enthusiast Tony Dell to learn about this unique activity that you can start with a minimum amount of…

Find out more »

December 2021

Explore 4-H With a New Zoom Workshop! Introduction to Small and Companion Animals

December 19, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Want to know more about the 4-H small animal projects and where to find project resources? Don’t miss the Introduction to 4-H Small and Companion Animals Zoom workshop. This workshop is for new 4-H members and new 4-H volunteers interested in the cat, rabbit, cavy, and poultry projects.  Also appropriate for returning 4-H members interested in adding a small animal project. This Zoom workshop will cover where to find project resources, what to expect when exhibiting or showing a small…

Find out more »

January 2022

Caring for and Troubleshooting Fruit Trees  (online)    

January 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
FREE

Do you want to know what you can do NOW to help prepare your fruit trees for a healthy growing season in the spring and summer?  WSU Master Gardener Alice Slusher will teach you how to manage codling moths, apple maggots, peach leaf curl apple and pear scab, and other problems. Organic options will be discussed, and a management calendar will be provided. .  No need to register, just pop in. Connection information (YOU MUST HAVE A ZOOM ACCOUNT!--sign up for one at…

Find out more »

Pruning Fruit Trees (online)        

January 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
FREE

Would you like to know more about pruning your fruit trees? WSU Master Gardener Art Fuller will discuss how to prune your fruit trees—and what NOT to do! No need to register, just pop in. Connection information (YOU MUST HAVE A ZOOM ACCOUNT!--sign up for one at zoom.us), then join from Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS, or Android: https://wsu.zoom.us/j/7756056320?pwd=RzVxbTl0dXpyUjJjSDdsWnJuTXdydz09 Meeting ID: 775 605 6320 Password: 12345   Phone Call: +1 253 215 8782,  775 605 6320# For help, call Gary Fredricks…

Find out more »

February 2022

Vegetable Garden, what to grow!  (online workshop)   

February 1 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
FREE

February 1         Noon          Tuesday Vegetable Garden, what to grow!  (online)            WSU Master Gardener Carolyn Winchell will discuss what vegetables do well in your garden.  You will learn what to plant, where to plant it, and what it takes to maintain healthy plants to get a great harvest.   On Tuesdays at 12:00 pm WSU Master Gardeners present weekly on-line free programs.  No need to register, just pop in. Connection information (YOU MUST HAVE A ZOOM ACCOUNT!--sign up for one at zoom.us), then join from…

Find out more »

Seed Starting Workshop (online workshop)       

February 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
FREE

February 8         Noon          Tuesday Seed Starting Workshop (online)                WSU Master Gardener Alice Slusher will walk you through the steps of preparing the planting medium and planting the seeds and timing, proper lighting, and watering techniques. If you've never started your vegetables from seeds, or haven't been successful in the past, then this class is for you.   On Tuesdays at 12:00 pm WSU Master Gardeners present weekly on-line free programs.  No need to register, just pop in. Connection information (YOU MUST HAVE A ZOOM…

Find out more »

Pruning and Care of Grapes  (online workshop) 

February 15 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
FREE

February 15         Noon          Tuesday Pruning and Care of Grapes  (online)             WSU Master Gardener Art Fuller will explain everything you want to know about pruning grapevines and how to care for grape starts.   On Tuesdays at 12:00 pm WSU Master Gardeners present weekly on-line free programs.  No need to register, just pop in. Connection information (YOU MUST HAVE A ZOOM ACCOUNT!--sign up for one at zoom.us), then join from Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS, or Android: https://wsu.zoom.us/j/7756056320?pwd=RzVxbTl0dXpyUjJjSDdsWnJuTXdydz09 Meeting ID: 775 605 6320 Password:…

Find out more »

Managing Roses (online workshop)   

February 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
FREE

February 22         Noon          Tuesday Managing Roses (online)         February is the time of year to prune roses. WSU Master Gardener Michele Thomas will demonstrate steps to prune and take care of your roses to give them a great start next year.    On Tuesdays at 12:00 pm WSU Master Gardeners present weekly on-line free programs.  No need to register, just pop in. Connection information (YOU MUST HAVE A ZOOM ACCOUNT!--sign up for one at zoom.us), then join from Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS,…

Find out more »

March 2022

Setting up a Greenhouse  (online)    

March 1 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
FREE

Setting up a Greenhouse  (online)            Former WSU Master Gardener Nancy Chennault will explain everything you wanted to know about the care and operation of a hobbyist greenhouse.  You will learn how to get started, what to buy regarding size, temperature control, lighting and ventilation.  Nancy will also talk about yard placement, supplies, what to plant and when and even some alternatives to a greenhouse.  If you are interested in gardening and own a greenhouse or are thinking about building or buying…

Find out more »

Composting  (online)   

March 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
FREE

Composting  (online)                WSU Master Gardener Brian Schlaefli will present how to effectively compost food wastes and garden material. WSU Master Gardeners present weekly on-line free programs.  No need to register, just pop in. Connection information (YOU MUST HAVE A ZOOM ACCOUNT!--sign up for one at zoom.us), then join from Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS, or Android: https://wsu.zoom.us/j/7756056320?pwd=RzVxbTl0dXpyUjJjSDdsWnJuTXdydz09 Meeting ID: 775 605 6320 Password: 12345   Phone Call: +1 253 215 8782,  775 605 6320# For help, call Gary Fredricks…

Find out more »

Growing Raspberries    (online)   

March 15 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
FREE

  Growing Raspberries    (online)      Do you want to grow raspberries this year, but have questions. WSU Master Gardener Tracy Morgan will be presenting on how to successfully grow raspberries.  Learn which varieties do well in this area, how to plant them and take care of them for a successful crop.   WSU Master Gardeners present weekly on-line free programs.  No need to register, just pop in. Connection information (YOU MUST HAVE A ZOOM ACCOUNT!--sign up for one at zoom.us), then…

Find out more »

Growing Blueberries  (on-online)   

March 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
FREE

March 22         Noon          Tuesday Growing Blueberries  (on-online)         Do you want to grow blueberries this year, but have questions. WSU Master Gardener Art Fuller will be presenting on how to successfully grow blueberries.  Learn which varieties do well in this area, how to plant them and take care of them for a successful crop.   WSU Master Gardeners present weekly on-line free programs.  No need to register, just pop in. Connection information (YOU MUST HAVE A ZOOM ACCOUNT!--sign up for one at zoom.us),…

Find out more »

Growing Strawberries (on-online)  

March 29 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
FREE

March 29        Noon          Tuesday Growing Strawberries (on-online)         Do you want to grow strawberries this year, but have questions. WSU Master Gardener Billie Bevers will be presenting classes on how to successfully grow strawberries.   WSU Master Gardeners present weekly on-line free programs.  No need to register, just pop in. Connection information (YOU MUST HAVE A ZOOM ACCOUNT!--sign up for one at zoom.us), then join from Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS, or Android: https://wsu.zoom.us/j/7756056320?pwd=RzVxbTl0dXpyUjJjSDdsWnJuTXdydz09 Meeting ID: 775 605 6320 Password: 12345

Find out more »

April 2022

Soils and Fertilizers       (online)       

April 5 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
FREE

  Great gardening starts with good soil and the right pH and nutrient levels.   WSU Master Gardener Art Fuller and Dale Wheeler, an MG Trainee with degrees in Chemistry and Agronomy, will present a class to learn about the building blocks to build a solid foundation to have a successful garden by understanding your soil, the importance of fertilizer WSU Master Gardeners present weekly on-line free programs.  No need to register, just pop in. Connection information (YOU MUST HAVE…

Find out more »

Container Gardening  (online)     

April 12 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
FREE

Do you want to grow a garden, but you're short on space? WSU Master Gardener Steve Powers will explain ways to have a bountiful harvest from container grown veggies. WSU Master Gardeners present weekly on-line free programs.  No need to register, just pop in. Connection information (YOU MUST HAVE A ZOOM ACCOUNT!--sign up for one at zoom.us), then join from Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS, or Android: https://wsu.zoom.us/j/7756056320?pwd=RzVxbTl0dXpyUjJjSDdsWnJuTXdydz09 Meeting ID: 775 605 6320 Password: 12345   Phone Call: +1…

Find out more »

Raised Beds  (online)

April 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
FREE

Raised bed gardens can be a great option for home gardeners.  WSU Master Gardener Art Fuller will talk about the pros and cons of using raised beds, as well as location, size, materials, site prep, and soil options. WSU Master Gardeners present weekly on-line free programs.  No need to register, just pop in. Connection information (YOU MUST HAVE A ZOOM ACCOUNT!--sign up for one at zoom.us), then join from Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS, or Android: https://wsu.zoom.us/j/7756056320?pwd=RzVxbTl0dXpyUjJjSDdsWnJuTXdydz09 Meeting ID:…

Find out more »

Controlling slug (on-online)   

April 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
FREE

  You walk out into the yard expecting to enjoy your garden and to your dismay find your plants have been attacked.  WSU Master Gardener Jen Swanson will discuss how to control slugs, bugs and other pests that are eating your plants.  Learn ways to control them without spraying a pesticide. WSU Master Gardeners present weekly on-line free programs.  No need to register, just pop in. Connection information (YOU MUST HAVE A ZOOM ACCOUNT!--sign up for one at zoom.us), then…

Find out more »

May 2022

May Garden Tips (online)     

May 3 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
FREE

WSU Master Gardener Adam Weeks will talk about what tasks are important in your garden in May, as well as pests and plant diseases you may encounter.  No need to register; just pop in. On Tuesdays at 12:00 pm WSU Master Gardeners present weekly online free programs.  No need to register; just pop in. Connection information (YOU MUST HAVE A ZOOM ACCOUNT!--sign up for one at zoom.us), then join from Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS, or Android: https://wsu.zoom.us/j/7756056320?pwd=RzVxbTl0dXpyUjJjSDdsWnJuTXdydz09 Meeting ID: 775 605 6320 Password: 12345   Phone Call: +1…

Find out more »

Growing Vegetables, where to start!  (online) 

May 10 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
FREE

WSU Master Gardener Sara Clark will discuss what to do in your vegetable garden to plan and prepare it for planting.  You will learn when to plant, how to get an early start, and what it takes to maintain healthy plants to get a great harvest. The FREE 1-hour presentation will be followed by the opportunity to ask questions. On Tuesdays at 12:00 pm WSU Master Gardeners present weekly online free programs.  No need to register; just pop in. Connection information (YOU MUST HAVE A ZOOM ACCOUNT!--sign…

Find out more »

Tomato support options (online) 

May 17 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
FREE

WSU Master Gardeners Alice Slusher and Nancy Andrews will show options to devices to support your tomatoes.   It will include simple tomato cages that will last a lifetime, store easily, and allow easy access to your tomatoes. On Tuesdays at 12:00 pm WSU Master Gardeners present weekly online free programs.  No need to register; just pop in. Connection information (YOU MUST HAVE A ZOOM ACCOUNT!--sign up for one at zoom.us), then join from Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS, or Android: https://wsu.zoom.us/j/7756056320?pwd=RzVxbTl0dXpyUjJjSDdsWnJuTXdydz09 Meeting ID: 775 605 6320 Password:…

Find out more »

WSU Extension On-line Workshop: Pasture Management             

May 18 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
FREE

WSU Extension On-line Workshop: Pasture Management              May 18       6:00 – 7:00 pm This class will show how to integrate soil, plants, livestock and environmental factors into a workable plan for healthy pastures.  Learn how to manage your property throughout the year to maximize grass production.  Topics include grazing management, hay quality, weed control and forage species.   The hour presentation will be followed by the opportunity to ask questions about the topic.  No need to register, just pop in.…

Find out more »

Rejuvenating your lawn (online)  

May 24 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
FREE

Would you like to have a healthier, more attractive lawn next year?  On WSU Extension Coordinator Gary Fredricks will explain how a few basic steps that will maintain and revive an otherwise healthy lawn.  The FREE 1-hour presentation will be followed by the opportunity to ask questions.  No need to register; just pop in. On Tuesdays at 12:00 pm WSU Master Gardeners present weekly online free programs.  No need to register; just pop in. Connection information (YOU MUST HAVE A ZOOM ACCOUNT!--sign up for one at zoom.us), then join…

Find out more »

Escaped Ornamental Noxious Weeds (online)

May 31 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
FREE

Sometimes our beautiful garden plants do so well that they escape into the wild and become noxious bullies. WSU Master Gardener and Cowlitz County Noxious Weed Coordinator, Jennifer Mendoza, will talk about these garden escapees and what to do about them. On Tuesdays at 12:00 pm WSU Master Gardeners present weekly online free programs.  No need to register; just pop in. Connection information (YOU MUST HAVE A ZOOM ACCOUNT!--sign up for one at zoom.us), then join from Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS, or Android: https://wsu.zoom.us/j/7756056320?pwd=RzVxbTl0dXpyUjJjSDdsWnJuTXdydz09 Meeting ID: 775…

Find out more »
+ Export Events