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Coronavirus COVID-19

COVID-19 Advisory: WSU Extension is working to keep our communities safe. All Extension programming is being provided virtually, postponed, or canceled. Effective March 16, 2020, WSU Extension county offices and WSU Research & Extension Centers will be closed to the public. We are available via email, phone, and webconference.

Classes and Clinics

Introduction to Vegetable Gardening series

The Master Gardeners of Grays Harbor and Pacific Counties are presenting a series of five spring webinars for those new to growing vegetables in the Northwest. Beginning Thursday, March 18th, these programs will alternate between Thursday evenings and Saturday mornings. Each webinar has an individual registration link. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the workshop. Any recordings, resources, and references will be available the week following the workshop For more information, contact

Master Gardener transplanting into landscape bedPlan Your Garden Part 1
When: Thursday, March 18th at 6 – 7 pm

This workshop will focus on how to get started – first thinking about what you want to grow, then assessing your site and preparing your soils to get started. We will also be looking at the limitations that our sites present for what we want to grow and solutions to working around them.

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Hog-wire trellis arch for beans between two raised beds and wood-slat trellised cucumbersPlan Your Garden Part 2
When: Saturday, April 3rd at 10 – 11 am

This workshop will address when to get started with putting seeds in the ground. From looking at crucial cues such as first/last frost dates and other environmental signals to how to interpret and use the information from a seed packet.

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Potatoes & peas (phacelia also shown – lacy-leafed plant) companion planted in a containerMore Ways to Garden
When: Thursday, April 15th at 6 – 7 pm

This workshop offers further suggestions for how to maximize your garden space. Examples range from vertical gardening to make use of areas above ground to small space gardening for those with limited area to work.

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Veggies planted in square foot garden raised bedHow to Plant
When: Saturday, May 1st at 10 – 11 am

Starting with the basics of planting, this workshop will cover how to plan and where to plant what you want to grow. We will also be talking about the popular square foot gardening method of planting.

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Raised beds with potatoes and beans growing on hog wire in demonstration gardenHow to Maintain
When: Thursday, May 20th at 6 – 7 pm

Now that you’ve got plants growing, what to do now? We will answer some of the common questions that come up – should I fertilize or not? How much do I water? – and offer tips on weed and pest management.

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Reasonable accommodations will be made for persons with disabilities and special needs. Please make all requests to WSU Extension 360-482-2934 at least two weeks prior to the event.

WSU Extension programs and employment are available without discrimination. Evidence of noncompliance may be reported through your local WSU Extension office.
Cooperating agencies: Washington State University, U.S. Department of Agriculture, and Grays Harbor County.


vegetables and flowers in raised beds in the Master Gardener Demonstration Garden at the Grays Harbor Fairgrounds