Through the Garden Gate Workshops – Shelton

Cost: $5 per workshop (pay at the door)
Time: 9 am to noon
Place: Mason County Public Works Building
100 W Public Works Drive
Shelton, WA 98584
(from Hwy 101, turn west onto Hwy 102)

Mason County Master Gardeners’ present the following workshops for 2019:

January 12 – Year ‘Round Landscaping

  • Design principles from a professional
  • Winter-interest gardening
  • Nikki Fields: Parks Planner-WA State Parks/UW Landscape Design Degree & Virginia Cromwell-UW Landscape Design Program Degree and Mason Co. Master Gardener

January 26- Perennials We Know and Love

  • Heaths and heathers, dahlias, roses, lavender, peonies
  • Karla Lotz, Owner- Heath and Heathers; Mason Co. Master Gardeners: Christy Rowe, Beatrix Blackerby, Jack Smith and Ginnie Nelson

CANCELED DUE TO WEATHER February 9 – Can Your Property Take the Heat

  • Fire-wise landscaping
  • Plant choices for a warmer future
  • DIY drip irrigation
  • Sam Maupin; Kitsap Co. Master Gardener; Collin Orr; & Bonnie Day-Orr; Mason Co. Master Gardener

February 23 – Septic and Lawn Landscaping

  • Septic system landscaping
  • Love your lawn
  • Lawn alternatives-retire your lawnmower
  • Teri King: Sea Grant WA and Mason Co. Master Gardener

March 9 – You CAN Grow Vegetables

  • Guide to vegetable gardening-start to finish
  • Mason Co. Master Gardeners: Terry Conley, Shawna Oien, Nancy Dillon; and Mason Co. Conservation District.

March 23 – The Art of Pruning and Grafting

  • Pruning and grafting by experts
  • Hands-on workshop-leave with your own apple tree (additional $10 fee and pre- registration required)
  • Francesca Ritson: South Sound Fruit Society; Lowell Cordas: Pruning Professional; Pat Carpenter: Mason Co. Master Gardener

All funds raised go towards supporting the Mason County WSU Master Gardener community services programs.

Questions contact: 360-427-9670 ext. 688 or email