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Master Gardener Resources

Presentations and handouts from training classes, public events and more.

Instructions for Master Gardeners

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Yakima MG Handbook Request for Check 
MG Orientation Reporting Your Hours
Non WSU CE form Pest-Mgmt.Recommendations-Agreement
2020 Seed Library Catalog Recipes: What Is This, And What Am I Supposed To Do With It?


Monthly News
May 2020
October 2019 December 2019 January 2020
Weekly Dirt
April 13, 2020 April 20, 2020 April 27, 2020
March 23, 2020 March 30, 2020 April 6, 2020
March 2, 2020 March 9, 2020 March 16, 2020
February 24, 2020 February 17, 2020 February 10, 2020
February 3, 2020 January 27, 2020 January 20, 2020
January 13, 2020



2020 Class Presentations

Jeff Kozma: Gardening for Birds   –   Handout Pat Bombard: Hummingbirds Katie Buckley: Gardening for Bees
Margaret Morris &
Ken Tolonen:
Clinic Questions
Claudia Steen:
Vegetable Gardening
Phyllis Pugnetti:
Organic Gardening
Steve VanVleet:
Noxious Weeds
Chip Rognlie: Status of Public Trees in Yakima Dr. Mike Bush:
Invasive Insects
Jheri Ketchum:
The good, the bad & the Ugly
Lindy Sheehan:
Enabled Gardening
Marco Guske:
Prevention & Control
Joshua Milnes: Pests of Economic Importance in Washington Lenora Jones: Pesticides Jenny Glass: Diagnostics… Presentation   Ohio State 20 Questions on Plant Diagnosis   Diagnosis Process Flow


Resources from past years…

(Many of these files are quite large. Be patient while they download!)