MGFKC Newsletter

July 2017 MGF e-Newsletter

MGFKC Newsletter – The Foundation Connection

Read all about what’s of interest in the July 2017 issue!

  • Ballard Farmers Market Clinic by MGs Drexie Malone & Paul Bryant
  • MG Jean Wang: Doing What She Loves by MG Marty Byrne
  • MGF President Farewell Message by MG Anne Ellett
  • Congratulations! 40-Year Dedicated MGs
  • The Gadabout Gardener in Yosemite by Master Gardener Bruce Bennett
  • MG Book Groups by MG Marty Byrne
  • Fundraising Results, New Foundation Board
  • What’s Happening Now


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

Heads UP!

2017-July Heads Up V3 No4

Newsletter of the Master Gardener King County Diagnostic Lab

Read in the July issue:

  • Anthracnose — Beyond Dogwoods
  • Hemlock Woolly Adelgid
  • Digging in the Data
  • Web sources not to ignore
  • Cane Fruit-Rose Girdler
  • Rhododendron Plagues
  • Twigga Mortis? Squirrels

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.

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Seeds for Thought

Seeds for Thought

August 2017 Newsletter from the Master Gardener Foundation of Washington State.

Read in this issue:

    • Message from Kathleen La Francis Easton, MGFWS President
    • Biodegradable Mulching by MG Mark Amara
    • Garden in a Box in Spokane County by MG Scott Weybright
    • Can You Dig It? 2017 Advanced Education Conference in Yakima


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Propagation Notes

Dividing dahlia tubers

Photo Credit: F D Richards



Spring is a good time to divide established plants, and many herbaceous perennials need to be divided every few years anyway to stay healthy.

Plan to dig on a cool morning, preferably one with cloud cover – not too hard around here. 

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