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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.

Plant Pests & Diseases

Don Tapio (Custom)A new book by Don Tapio covers a year’s worth of gardening advice, tips, and information for Pacific & Grays Harbor counties. You have read his articles in the paper, but unless you saved them in a notebook, they aren’t all in one place. More Than Just a Green Thumb makes it easy to find what to do about aphids on your plants, which varieties of fruit & vegetables grow well in this area, and what to do to keep your lawn healthy.
Don has over 30 years of experience with what grows well in this area. He works with farmers, Master Gardeners, the Weed Board and tree farmers. Those are just a few of the people who benefit from his expertise of plant, integrated pest management, gardening and farming.
You may know him from his radio talks, newspapers, Home & Garden Show, Farm Tour, Showcase Tour or Garden Tour. You may have heard him speak at a local gardening club, small farms class, grange dinner, or worked with him through a service or civic organization.

You may order a book by mail at:

More Than Just a Green Thumb
PO Box 3018
Elma, WA 98541
Number of books wanted ______ at $15.00 each = __________
Plus shipping and handling $3.75 = __________
Add $2.00 for each additional book = __________
Total =__________

Make checks payable to Master Gardeners of Grays Harbor and Pacific Counties
Books are available for purchase at Westport Winery and at Ocean Shores Interpretive Center.