MGFKC Newsletter

2019 July MGFKC eNewsletter

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

  • President’s Message by Foundation President Carrie Hill
  • MGF CUH Plant Sate: Avoiding “STP” by MG Gary Scheider
  • International MG Conference by MGs Lynne & John Skidmore
  • Magnuson Children’s Garden: ‘You’re Invited’ by MG Emily Bishton
  • Save the Date: Sep 7, Cool Plants & Hot Topics at BBG
  • Miller Library: Garden Wise: Non-Invasive Plants
  • News Shoots: Neely Soames Open House; Magnuson Nature News radio show
  • What I Like about the MG Program
  • 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!

2019 July August Heads Up! Diagnostics Lab Newsletter

Newsletter of the Master Gardener King County Diagnostic Lab



Read in the July 2019 issue:

  • Rusts: A Final Installment
  • European Chafer
  • Digging in the Data & New Resources
  • It Might Be Mites
  • Summer Pruning
  • Bronze Birch Borer
  • Rose Stem Girdler
  • Earwigs
  • Pine False Webworm
  • That Wormy Thing
  • Weather Station
  • Nerd’s Corner
  • Twigga Mortis: “D” is for death

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.

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

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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