King County Master Gardener Training Classes

Some of the annual King County Master Gardener training classes are open to the public. These classes offer CE opportunities to Master Gardeners to refresh their learning in this important training program. Here is this year’s schedule of training classes open to visitors. The 2018 training classes are being held at the Burien Community Center, 14700 6th Aves SW in Burien, WA 98166. Hope to see you there!


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Free Garden Workshops and Talks

Here are two sets of talks offered by KCMGs that are free and open to the public:

  1. The Bellevue Demonstration Garden offers free Saturday workshops at 10:30 most weekends from January to mid-October. Here’s the list of the 2018 free BDG workshops. Here is the 2018 Workshop booklet.
  2. The Snoqualmie Valley Library Talks (see their location here) are offered by the Clinic. These are free talks in their In the Garden series monthly from March through October. Here is the list of their talks this year:
    • January:  Home Composting and Healthy Soil:    Lawrence McCrone and Darien Payne
    • February:   Panel: Growing Veggies    Nancy Marshall, Carl Pergam, Gary Scheider
    • March:   Curious about Permaculture?     Darien Payne and Pamela Wickard (SV)
    • April:  Pruning at home    Phil Bennett  (Arborist, Cities of Snoqualmie and Clyde Hill)
    • May:    Lawn Care:    Ladd Smith
    • June:  Year Round Bulbs:   Joan Helbaka

Master Gardener Continuing Education

What is continuing education for Master Gardeners about? Find out why is it important for Master Gardeners and about more opportunities for Master Gardeners in King County. Visit our Continuing Education page at .

What is WSU Advanced Education Training? WSU offers a multi-day, state-wide conference for Master Gardener interns and veterans alike in most years. The host for this conference moves around the state to different counties  It is an opportunity to meet other Master Gardeners, explore advanced education sessions, hear talks about statewide issues, learn about updated policies, and the latest research-based information about soil, common plant pests and diseases, and gardening skills.

Last updated May 2018



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