WSU Master Gardeners teach classes in Wenatchee, WA.
Spring, Summer, and Fall are great for gardening. Join us to learn more about these timely topics:
- Third Saturdays in the Garden -- Take free tours and short tutorials to educate and motivate you to get outside and into the garden. Held at the Master Gardener Community Education Garden, each Third Saturday features Garden Talks – mini-classes covering specific gardening basics – and guided Garden Walks to learn about different types of gardens suitable for the region. Explore the rose and dahlia gardens, vegetable and herb raised-beds and composting demonstration area while a Master Gardener explains how to implement them in your home garden and landscape.
- May 17, June 21, July 19, August 16, September 20, 2014
- 10am - noon
- Community Education Garden, on Western Ave. at Springwater, Wenatchee, WA
- May 17, 2014 - Tomatoes, Tools and Techniques
- Growing Great Tomatoes
- Companion Planting
- Bonus Demos: Vertical Gardening (trellis ideas) & Tool Sharpening- bring your pruners and learn how to sharpen your tools
- June 21, 2014 - Family Fun in the Garden
- First day of summer celebration- Family Day.
- Befriending Butterflies-educational activities, butterfly crafts, dress up like butterflies, etc.; kids making stepping stones activity
- July 19, 2014 - First Aid for Your Garden
- Top 10 garden problems for our area
- Go Native: Xeriscape Solutions
- August 16, 2014 - Tomato Gala
- Taste test- you be the judge and vote for best tasting tomatoes
- Display of common tomato problems
- September 20, 2014 - Gardening : Not Done Yet
- When to Cut Your Perennials- Fall or Spring
- Extending your Garden Season
- Bonus Demos: Tool Sharpening & hands-on pruning experience cutting back perennials & shrubs
Please be prepared for weather conditions and sun exposure. Persons with a disability requiring special accommodation while participating in this event may call the Extension office at 509-667-6540. If accommodation is not requested 10 days in advance, we cannot guarantee accommodation on-site.