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February 2021

2021 Online Washington Forest Owners’ Winter School – Feb. 27th

February 22 @ 9:00 am - February 27 @ 3:00 pm
Free
A winter forest scene, covered in snow

Take time during the off-season for forestry education Do you want to learn new things about enjoying and caring for your property? Do you want to learn things like why so many trees are dying and what to do; how to protect your property from wildfire; agroforestry and nontimber product opportunities; how to improve wildlife habitat; how to successfully plant and care for young trees; and much more? Do you want to participate in roundtables and discussion panels to get…

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March 2021

Growing Groceries: Vegetables in Containers and Year-Round Salad Greens

March 3 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
$5.00
lettuce plants

Topics include sunlight requirements, container types, soil, drainage, fertilizer, irrigation and strategies for maximizing your harvest. Growing salad greens year-round is easy and saves money. Speakers: Diane Decker-Ihle has been a Snohomish County Master Gardener since 1990 and an avid gardener most of her life. She helped establish the WSU Extension Snohomish County Growing Groceries Program in 2009 and has been teaching Growing Groceries classes ever since.  She has been an advisor for several community gardens and managed her church’s…

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Sustainable Gardening Winter Speaker Series: Clematis – Selection and Design with the Queen of Vines by Marilyn Glenn

March 5 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am

Join us for The Annual SCMGF Sustainable Gardening Winter Speaker Series, from the comfort of your own home, via Zoom! Topic: "Clematis - Selection and Design with the Queen of Vines" Description: Whether you have only one clematis or a dozen you can always introduce one more into your garden. Learn about the different types of clematis based on bloom time and vigor and how they can be used for vertical height and as companion plants. Learn that selection starts…

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Growing Groceries: Raising Culinary & Tea Herbs

March 10 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
$5.00
basil planted in front of corn

We’ll cover the basic perennial and annual herbs used in so many sweet and savory dishes along with the not-so-common ones like epazote and lemongrass. In addition, we’ll talk about some of the easy to grow tea herbs like chamomile, catnip, hyssop.

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Growing Groceries: Incorporating Edibles into Your Landscape

March 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
$5.00
gravel path raised be garden with shed in center

You will learn how to create a productive, sustainable, and attractive garden by mixing colorful vegetables, edible flowers, easy to grow herbs, fruit trees, and berries into the landscape. We will consider some basics (soil prep, plant needs, maintenance issues) as well as design concepts and lots of examples of edibles in the landscape.

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Sustainable Gardening Winter Speaker Series: Enhancing Urban & Suburban Landscapes to Protect Pollinators by Gail Langellotto

March 19 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am

Join us for The Annual SCMGF Sustainable Gardening Winter Speaker Series, from the comfort of your own home, via Zoom! Topic: "Enhancing Urban & Suburban Landscapes to Protect Pollinators" Description: How do you find and select great plants for pollinators? What other resources do pollinators need? This talk will provide the tips and tricks that you need to make your garden a powerhouse for pollinator conservation. We will discuss plant picks for pollinators, pollinator habitat, and garden design and management…

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Growing Groceries: Raising Peas & Potatoes

March 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
$5.00
pea pods in hand

We'll cover the Legume family which includes peas, beans (both green and dry), and lentils as well as the one member of the Solanaceous family that can be planted out early – potatoes! Discussion of all includes variety selection, cultural requirements, common diseases and pests.

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Growing Groceries: Basics of Irrigation

March 31 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
$5.00
several raised beds with drip irrigation

Join us for a discussion of several types of irrigation products and their application in the food garden. In addition, we’ll focus on the details of installing drip irrigation and its application for gardens and plants.

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April 2021

Growing Groceries: Raising Perennial Vegetables

April 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
$5.00
artichoke flower

Artichokes and Cardoon (semi-perennial), Asparagus, Horseradish, Rhubarb, Sea Kale and Sorrel. These crops will be in your garden for many years so pick a nice sunny spot and prepare your soil well. The ins and outs of planting, growing, maintaining, and harvesting these perennial vegetables.

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Sustainable Gardening Winter Speaker Series: Plants & Fungi – A Match Made In Heaven by Jairul Rahaman

April 9 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am

Join us for The Annual SCMGF Sustainable Gardening Winter Speaker Series, from the comfort of your own home, via Zoom! Topic: "Plants & Fungi - A Match Made in Heaven" Description: Come and celebrate the wonderful world of the plant and fungal kingdoms. Learn about the evolution of fungi and their mycorrhizal relationship with plants. This special relationship is essential for healthy growth of more than 90% of vascular land plants--a relationship that is crucial for life on planet earth. You will also be…

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