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Virtual Workshop Recordings

Program Contact: WSU Master Gardener Question/Answer Clinic
(360) 867-2163 •

Reliable resources for garden and plant problems

Learn how to find localized, credible gardening and composting information.

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Building a compost pile

Step-by-step demonstration on building a compost pile.

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Need a review of home composting basics? Check out our Home Composting Basics video.

Harvesting vegetables (and other bounty) from the garden

Learn some harvesting and preservation tips while getting a virtual tour of one of the Demonstration Gardens.

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Tips for fall clean-up

Learn best practices for fall garden clean-up and preparing your compost bins for the winter.

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Home Composting Webinar

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In celebration of International Compost Awareness Week, join Thurston County composting specialist for an informational presentation on home composting.  Cori Carlton, Program Coordinator for the Thurston County Master Recycler Composter program will cover topics ranging from pros and cons of different bin styles, materials for making compost, what shouldn’t go in your compost pile, and what to expect from your compost pile.


WSU Extension programs and employment are available to all without discrimination. Evidence of noncompliance may be reported through your local WSU Extension office. Persons will disabilities who require alternative means for communication or program information or reasonable accommodation need to contact Cori Carlton at 3054 Carpenter Rd. SE, Olympia WA 98503, 360-867-2162, at least two weeks prior to the beginning of training.