Clallam County Master Gardeners

Clallam County Master posted 30 stories to Sequim Gazette.
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Get It Growing: Native plants for low maintenance landscaping

Editor’s note: This is the final submission of the 2017 “Get It…

  • Oct 18th, 2017 1:30am

Get It Growing: Horticultural oils for pest control

If your fruit trees and berry bushes have had past problems with…

  • Oct 11th, 2017 1:30am

Get It Growing: Fall and winter gardening tasks

The leaves are falling! Before you hang up your gardening gloves for…

  • Oct 4th, 2017 1:30am

Get It Growing: Fall and winter berry care

Although the harvest of strawberries, raspberries, blackberries and blueberries is over for…

  • Sep 27th, 2017 1:30am

Get It Growing: Pruning your trees and shrubs, Part II (How to prune)

When you think of pruning your trees and shrubs, do you envision…

  • Sep 20th, 2017 1:30am

Get It Growing: Pruning your trees and shrubs, Part I (When to prune)

Many people are hesitant to prune their trees and shrubs, worrying that…

  • Sep 13th, 2017 1:30am

Get It Growing: September gardening activities

With the arrival of cooler temperatures and the return of rain this…

  • Sep 6th, 2017 1:30am

Get It Growing: Heat up, you veggies!

It’s time to think about winter vegetables and how we can take…

  • Aug 30th, 2017 1:30am

Get It Growing: Short season fall vegetable gardening

Although it’s still summer, now is the time to plan our fall/winter…

  • Aug 23rd, 2017 1:30am

Get It Growing: How to encourage helpful bugs in your garden

Home gardening can be lot of work. With a little encouragement, many…

  • Aug 16th, 2017 1:30am

Get It Growing: Tomato maintenance

Your tomato plants are in the ground, looking healthy, and it is…

  • Aug 9th, 2017 1:30am

Get It Growing: Set your August gardening calendar

to maximize plant health. Look at plant height, color and sun/shade placement…

  • Aug 2nd, 2017 1:30am

Get It Growing: Plant now for a fall harvest

By Jeanette Stehr-Green and Amanda Rosenberg Although your summer garden is just…

  • Jul 26th, 2017 1:30am

Get It Growing: Watering your vegetable garden using the 1-inch rule

By Jeanette Stehr-Green A generally accepted rule for watering the vegetable garden…

  • Jul 19th, 2017 1:30am

Get It Growing: Winter cover crops

by Bob Cain Cover crops, or “green manures,” can fulfill a range…

  • Jul 12th, 2017 1:30am

Get It Growing: Set your July gardening calendar

By Janet Oja and Marilyn Stewart July is usually warm and dry…

  • Jul 5th, 2017 1:30am

Get It Growing: Tomatillos and peppers

by Judy English Tomatillos are a staple in Mexican cooking and can…

  • Jun 28th, 2017 1:30am

Get It Growing: Growing strawberries

Strawberries are easy to grow in the Pacific Northwest. Every home garden…

  • Jun 21st, 2017 1:30am

Get It Growing: Garlic and onions

by Michele Mangiantini The Olympic Peninsula provides a perfect climate for growing…

  • Jun 14th, 2017 1:30am

Get It Growing: Blooming salads

by Judy English and Jeanette Stehr-Green Perk up your patio, your landscape…

  • Jun 7th, 2017 1:30am

Get It Growing: Set your June gardening activities calendar

General tips Begin summer watering using drip irrigation, if possible. Otherwise, water…

  • May 31st, 2017 1:30am

Get It Growing: Berry basics

Interested in adding berries to your home garden? Here are some basics…

  • May 24th, 2017 1:30am

Get It Growing: Using what you grow, with tomatoes

Growing tomatoes in the moderate climate of the Pacific Northwest is more…

  • May 17th, 2017 1:30am

Get It Growing: All about weeds

A weed is a wild plant growing out of place in the…

  • May 10th, 2017 1:30am

Get It Growing: Set your May gardening calendar

General tips May is often the beginning of drier weather. Check irrigation…

  • May 3rd, 2017 1:30am

Get It Growing: Choosing vegetable seeds

By Bob Cain, Clallam County Master Gardener The seed catalogs have arrived…

  • Apr 26th, 2017 1:30am

Get It Growing: Small on space, high on yield

by Michele Mangiantini Produce tastes best and has the highest amount of…

  • Apr 19th, 2017 1:30am

Get It Growing: Soil tests and microclimates

By Judy English The most beneficial $20 investment you make this year…

  • Apr 12th, 2017 1:30am

Get It Growing: April Gardening Activities

By Kamera Muralt and Bill Wrobel It is finally spring! The vernal…

  • Apr 5th, 2017 1:30am

Get It Growing: Who are the Master Gardeners?

By Elaine Webber Many of you look forward to reading this column…

  • Mar 30th, 2017 2:57pm