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Gardening Fact Sheets

The following gardening Fact Sheets contain the wisdom and knowledge of past and current Extension Educators and Master Gardeners. Browse through a wide range of topics specific to King County gardening.

Fact Sheets are available for downloading. However, if you wish to have a Fact Sheet mailed to you, call the Master Gardener Coordinator at 206-685-5104. The Fact Sheet will be mailed to you at no charge.


See a complete list of fact sheets below, or see navigation menu on the right for fact sheets by topic.

     
 

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Choosing a Site and Deciding When to Start Your GardenUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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Deciding What to PlantUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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Raised Beds and Double DiggingUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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Soil Testing and Soil ImprovementUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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Starting Crops Outdoors-IndoorsUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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Seed Starting and SpacingUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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Weed Prevention and ControlUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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Watering and MulchingUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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CompostUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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Organic Pest Control in the Vegetable GardenUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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Beneficial InsectsUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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Summer-planted CropsUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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Heirloom Vegetables and Saving SeedUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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Over-wintered CropsUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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Row Covers for Vegetable GardensUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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Vegetable Garden Evaluation and Planning AheadUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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HerbsUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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Heavy Metals in the GardenUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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Composting with WormsUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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Sudden Oak DeathUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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Using Manure as CompostUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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Harvesting Fruits and VegetablesUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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Green ManuresUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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Beneficial NematodesUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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Growing GarlicUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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Grow-Light SystemUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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Vegetable CultivarsUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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Gardening Web SitesUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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Asian VegetablesUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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Tomato ProblemsUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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Container Vegetable GardensUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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Climate Microclimates and Frost DatesUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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Fall and Winter Vegetable GardeningUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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3-Way and 5-Way Soil MixesUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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Container GardeningUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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Growing Melons in Western WashingtonUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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Figs and Kiwi FruitUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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MolesUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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Rats and MiceUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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Tips for Growing TomatoesUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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Mountain BeaverUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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Gardening to Protect Water QualityUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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Herbicides and Water QualityUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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Secrets of Pruning RosesUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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Powdery Mildew on RhododendronsUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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Winter Flowering ShrubsUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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Planting Techniques for Landscape PlantsUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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Disease Resistant Roses for the Puget Sound AreaUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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Forcing BulbsUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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Trouble-Free Landscape PlantsUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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Low Water Use PlantsUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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Chestnuts vs Horse ChestnutsUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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Poisonous PlantsUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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Groundcovers for Western WashingtonUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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Orchard Mason BeesUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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Butterfly GardeningUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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Ants - HouseholdUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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SpidersUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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Integrated Pest ManagementUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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Using Pesticides SafelyUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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Bamboo EradicationUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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Moss on RoofsUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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Planting Over a Septic Drain FieldUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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Removing Moss from Your LawnUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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Renovating and Maintaining Home LawnsUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
 
 

 

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