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Gardening Tip Sheets

Program Contact: Sarah Moore, King County Master Gardener Program Coordinator
(425)-738-0109 •

Our Puget Sound Gardening Tip Sheets contain the wisdom and knowledge of current and past WSU Extension educators and Master Gardeners. Feel free to browse through the wide range of topics pertinent to gardening in King County and download the tip sheets which interest you for free.

All of the WSU Extension publications which are mentioned in the tip sheets are available through the WSU Extension Publications Store. Many of them are available at no charge.



Tip Sheet #1 – Gardening Websites


Tip Sheet #2 – Gardening Publications

Pink rhododendron

Tip Sheet #3 – New to Gardening in Western Washington?

Japanese maple with red leaves

Tip Sheet # 4 – Local Resources and Events

Assorted garden vegetables

Tip Sheet #5 – Edible Gardening

Flowering plants in pots

Tip Sheet #6 – Container Gardening

Red tomatoes on the vine

Tip Sheet #7 – Growing Tomatoes


Tip Sheet #8 – Growing Herbs

Potato beetle on a leaf

Tip Sheet #9 – Pest and Disease Control

Witch hazel hamamelis intermedia.

Tip Sheet #10 – Winter Flowering Shrubs

Close-up of green grass

Tip Sheet #11 – Lawns

Bees on a sunflower

Tip Sheet #12 – Pollinator Friendly Gardening


Tip Sheet #13 – Additional Gardening Publications

Master Gardener teaching girl to garden

Tip Sheet #14 – Climate Friendly Gardening

Tips Sheet #15 – Houseplants




All tip sheets were updated December, 2019. Tip Sheet #14 was published August, 2020. Tip Sheet #15 was published May 7, 2021.



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