Seeds for Thought

Seeds for Thought


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

Read in this issue:

  • Message from Kathleen La Francis Easton, MGFWS President
  • 2016 in Review from Nicole Martini, State MG Program Leader
  • Whatcom County MG Rehab Garden at St. Joseph’s Hospital
  • Row Covers for Spring and Fall Gardens by MG Mark Amara
  • Crop Rotation by MG Alice Slusher
  • A’Key Grant Program by MG Bob Connor
  • 2017 Advanced Education Conference in Yakima
  • Plant sales and more…

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MGFKC Newsletter

2017 May eNewsletter

MGFKC Newsletter – The Foundation Connection

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

  • University District Clinic by MG Marty Byrne
  • MG Jim Little by MG Marty Byrne
  • Plant Sale & Continuing Education
  • The Gadabout Gardener by MG Emeritus Bruce Bennett
  • GiveBIG
  • Late Bloomers: Planting for Summer and Fall Color by MG Marty Byrne
  • 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!

HeadsUP newsletter of the KC MG Diagnostics Lab

Newsletter of the Master Gardener King County Diagnostic Lab

Read in this issue:

  • Winter damage
  • Slug prevention
  • Digging in the Data
  • Web sources not to ignore

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

Miss a past issue? Find it here.

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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