Message to Our Master Gardeners

From: Mary Watts, WSU Extension Master Gardener Program Coordinator
Subject: MG Program Update re COVID-19
New! Date: March 31, 2020

We are in a fluid situation as things evolve and more information is understood. Thank you for your patience and flexibility as our program policies evolve. Although we do not know for certain, some models indicate we will be working under pandemic conditions for months not weeks. If more restrictive guidance is announced by authorities, we will again update our program plans.

Our first priority is to ensure the health and safety of all of you so that when this is all over and our program is up and running again, we are all still here to enjoy each other, garden together, and sustain our program. Here are a few updates.

Read the full message to view all the updates including these:

  • Documentation of COVID-19 Program Impacts
  • 2020 Volunteer Hours Requirements
  • Clinics
  • Diagnostics Lab
  • Gardens
  • Plant Sales
  • CUH Closed to the Public
  • Continuing Education
  • Additional COVID-19 Resources
    and more …

Previous messages with important details & links:

MGFKC Newsletter

2020 Mar MGFKC eNewsletter

MGFKC Newsletter – The Foundation Connection
Read all about what’s of interest in the March 2020 issue!

  • MG Plant Sale: It Takes a Community by MG & Plant Sale Leader Gary Scheider
  • MG Plant Sale: What’s New
  • Splendor in the Garden: Time to Party, Turn up the Beet by MG & Gala Co-Chair Cristina Cartledge
  • Why I Like MGs: Lynn Meyer Counts the Ways
  • President’s Message: MG Program Funding Quiz by MGF President Jim Olson
  • Workshop Recap: Soil, Food, and Climate Change by MG Susan Miller
  • iller Library: The Climate Conscious Gardener
  • News Shoots: Help Needed Plea from Plant Sale Lead; Soil, Food & Climate Change Workshop Video
  • MG Volunteer Opportunities
  • Lots of CE Opportunities in March
  • 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.

Heads UP!

2020 March Heads Up! Diagnostics Lab Newsletter

Newsletter of the Master Gardener King County Diagnostic Lab


Read in the March 2020 issue:

  • Welcome from Heads UP!Don’t Plant that Tomato Yet!
  • The Word from Captain Cleanup
  • 2019 Down to the Numbers
  • One Huge Hornet: Asian Giant Hornet
  • Another Invader of our Bees: Houdini Fly
  • Weather Station
  • Useful Web Resources
  • Nerd’s Corner: What is Bt?
  • Twigga Mortis: Hellebores

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

2017 August Seeds 4 Thought

November Newsletter from the Master Gardener Foundation of Washington State

Read in this issue:

  • From the President by Don Enstrom, MGFWS President
  • WSU MG Program Update by Jennifer Marquis, Statewide Program Leader
  • 2020 MG Advanced Ed Conference Oct. 1-3, 2020
  • Oh, Deer! by Cowlitz MG Alice Slusher
  • Save the Dates:
    • Mar. 14 – Cowlitz County Adv. MG Workshop in Longview
    • Mar. 21 – Cabin Fever Garden Symposium in Spokane

Back issues available on the State Foundation website:

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