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 Food Security, February 9; Growing Houseplants, February 23; Herbs for Bees and Teas, March 9; Weed Identification and Control, March 23; Beneficial Insects, April 13; Blueberries, April 27; Emerging Pest Problems, May 11; Use and Propagation of Native Plants, May 25; Drought Tolerant Gardening, June 8; Beetles, June 22; Lawns and Alternatives, July 13; Drain Field Cover Plants, July 27; Permaculture, August 10; Mushrooms, August 24; Growing and Using Leeks, September 14; Dwarf Fruit Varieties, September 28; Bulbs, October 12; Seed Saving, October 26; Ducks in the Garden, November 9; and Holiday Décor and Gifts from the Garden, December 14.
For questions about any of the Master Gardener sponsored education opportunities, call 360-565-2679.