MGFKC Newsletter

2019 May MGFKC eNewsletter

MGFKC Newsletter – The Foundation Connection
Read all about what’s of interest in the May 2019 issue!

  • MG Diagnostics Lab: A Closer Look by MG Marty Byrne
  • Remember to Vote
  • Typical Clinic Client Questions
  • MGF Plant Sales History by MG Marty Byrne
  • Remember to GiveBIG
  • A’Key Grant: Spread the Word
  • Zero Hours in 2019???
  • MG of the Year Nominations
  • Miller Library: Incredible Edibles
  • What’s Happening News & Updates


This newsletter is sent monthly to King County Master Gardeners. Look for it in your email. Miss a past issue? Find it here.

Search for New Program Coordinator

WSU Ext King County MG Program

Open Position: WSU Master Gardener Extension Coordinator for King County

Washington State University (WSU) Extension is seeking a motivated individual to lead and coordinate our Extension Master Gardener program in King County. The Extension Coordinator provides overall leadership and management of the WSU Master Gardener program in King County. The primary goal of the Master Gardener program is to empower volunteers to teach the public and answer questions on home gardening through a combination of direct education and volunteer management.

The Extension Coordinator recruits, trains, leads, coordinates, and utilizes over 600 WSU-trained volunteers to reach the growing population of King County through more than 50 community locations and special events. The Extension Coordinator establishes and utilizes a network of empowered and effectively-led teams to execute the program. This person will work collaboratively with the Master Gardener Foundation of King County to maintain a strong relationship and ensure a healthy and well-funded operation.

This position will be located at the University of Washington Center for Urban Horticulture in Seattle, Washington. This is a full-time, benefitted position. A background check is required. For complete job description and application instructions, visit

Heads UP!

2019 April-May Heads Up! Diagnostics Lab Newsletter

Newsletter of the Master Gardener King County Diagnostic Lab





Read in the April-May 2019 issue:

    • Clean Up and Have Patience
    • Viburnum Leaf Beetle Chews Its Way into PNW Gardens
    • Digging in the Data & New Resources
    • Why Do We Have to Water in Rainy Seattle?
    • The Secret Double Life of PCPR (Pacific Coast Pear Rust)
    • Weather Station
    • Twigga Mortis? Baby It Was Cold Out There

This newsletter is sent monthly to King County Master Gardeners during the active garden months from March to October. Look for the current issue in your email.

Miss a past issue? Find it here.

Seeds for Thought

February 2019 MGFWS Newsletter

February Newsletter from the Master Gardener Foundation of Washington State

Read in this issue:

  • Creating Highly Functioning Teams by Jennifer Marquis, Interim WSU MG Program Leader
  • Garden Tool Care & Maintenance by Skagit MG Kathy Wolfe
  • No, Goats Do Not Eat Tin Cans by Grant-Adams MG Duane Pitts
  • Search for Excellence Award by Spokane MG Cathi Lamoreux
  • Where Did All My Money Go? by Grays Harbor/Pacific County MG Katie Lutz
  • MGFWS Board Recruitment

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