The Master Gardener (MG) Program sponsors a number of educational activities throughout the year. These include seminars, plant clinics, a radio talk show on garden topics as well as educational booths at fairs and festivals. Seminars are held year round every 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month from noon to 1 PM in the public meeting room at the Clallam County Courthouse in Port Angeles beginning January 26th this year. Additional seminars are held every other Saturday during the growing season, from 10 to 11 AM at the Woodcock demonstration garden, 2711 Woodcock Road in Sequim beginning May 20th this year. In addition, Master Gardeners arrange a series of seminars in conjunction with the Soroptimist Garden show in Sequim.
Other presentations scheduled for this year include Pruning Year-Round, February 8; Mason Bees: Master Pollinators for Fruit Trees, February 22; Growing Salsa, March 8; Tropical Fruits that Can be Grown in our Climate, March 22; Honeybees, April 12; The Wonderful World of Kale, April 26; Growing Rhododendrons, May 10; Roses, May 24; Installing Drip Irrigation, June 14; Nematodes, June 28; Using Fertilizers, July 12; Raspberries and Blackberries, July 26; Air Layering, August 9; Growing Organic Garlic, August 23; Your Yard is Wildlife Habitat, September 13; Vertebrate Pests, September 27; Pruning for the Dormant Season, October 11; Lawn Alternatives, October 25; Holiday Flowers, November 8; and Year-Round Gardening Calendar, December 13.
For questions about any of the Master Gardener sponsored education opportunities, call 360-565-2679.