Save the whole weekend!
Grab a ticket for Friday’s Preview Party.
Pick plants at the sale on Saturday & Sunday.
Buy a $2 raffle ticket to win a cash prize.
Get FREE advice about your garden design.
Find details about all that happening at What’s Happening!
Save the whole weekend!
Friday May 2rd, 2014
5:30PM – 8PM
Plant Sale Preview Party
Center for Urban Horticulture
3501 NE 41st Street
Seattle, WA 98105
FREE 20-minute consultations with
Master Gardener garden design
professionals on Saturday and Sunday
of the Plant Sale. Sign up early
or at the sale. See What’s Happening.
Plan for a Master Gardener kind of weekend, May 2-4!
Friday, May 2, shop ahead of the crowds at the Preview Party. Nibble and nosh creations from local chefs while Ciscoe Morris and friends bestow the coveted Golden Brussels Sprout Award. Get tickets early.
Sat. May 3 and Sun. May 4 pick from thousands of plants grown byMaster Gardeners (see the lists) and local specialty growers. Book a free garden consultation at the By Design booth or just stop by for quick tips. Lots of vendors as well, with MGs to provide personal advice about your plant picks.
Bring family and friends to find it all in one place at the King County Master Gardener Plant Sale.
- Message from the President
- In Praise of Primroses by Elaine Anderson
- Annual Seed Catalogs by Wendy Lagozzino
- Propagation Notes by G. Polson
- 2014 Board Member Search
- Plant Sale Preview Party
- 2013 Financials … and more
Just when you thought you could relax and pore through all those garden catalogs that have arrived, you realize that your yard and garden still need your attention. We’ll look at those catalogs later.
The winter months—January, February, and March—offer many opportunities to get outside. So dress warmly, put on your boots, and tackle these winter gardening tasks.
Pollination of food crops is essential to society, for without this pollination service, most fruits, nuts and other foods would simply disappear off our dinner tables. Today, the world depends on a variety of pollinators to perform this task from a variety of sources: Honeybees and a number of other insects – and the hard working Mason Bee.
It’s not unusual to find an assortment of large trees in residential landscapes throughout our coastal region. Many of these trees are native to the area and undoubtedly not much thought was given to their eventual size when they were planted. As a result, towering one-hundred foot plus Douglas firs, Western Red Cedars and gigantic big leaf maples along with other tree species often dominate the garden landscape. With meteorologists predicting a stormy winter, the question is often asked, just how safe are these huge trees? Is there a chance they could lose major branches or even blow over? Read the rest of this entry »
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