Research shows that gardening is healthy for our bodies and spirits. Join us for a lively panel discussion on aging and gardening with grace. The panelists are veteran Master Gardeners who have been active in the Education Garden, Master Gardener training programs, a wide variety of other projects, and their own gardens. Presented by Susan […]
Enjoy beautiful flowers in the garden or in pots! Learn design principles, color selection, soil care, and container use. Presented by Tobey Nelson, Certified Professional Horticulturist. Tobey has a Bachelor of Science degree in landscape design and has been designing and maintaining gardens for 29 years.
Pollinators have been getting lots of press in recent times, thanks to increasing awareness of their importance in our ecosystem. Pictures of buzzing bees in summer gardens are widespread. But what about the rest of the year – the early spring and fall – before and after the height of the blooming season? Lisa will […]
This event is part of Orca Recovery Day, hosted by Whidbey Conservation District, partnering with the Island County Master Gardener Foundation and other non-profits around Island County. A rain garden volunteer work party will be held from noon to 2 pm, with presentations by Master Gardeners on sustainable gardening practices from 2 to 4 pm. […]
Crevice gardens are a distinctive form of traditional rock gardens, as they emulate alpine rock environments where plants grow in small crevices between upright slabs of rock. A team of Master Gardeners designed and built two crevice gardens at the Education Garden at Greenbank Farm. This presentation describes their experience at each step of the […]