Holiday Trees That Don’t End Up In The Landfill!


Do you want to enjoy the beauty of a live tree in your home for the holidays without
having it end up in the landfill or as compost? This holiday season you can purchase a live,
potted tree from Puget Sound Plants that will be planted along Woodland Creek after the New Year to provide habitat and improve water quality. Call Puget Sound Plants at (866) 816-5080 to order your tree!

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Bellevue Botanical Gardens “Garden d’Lights” Nov. 28th-Jan.2


Each year the Bellevue Botanical Gardens hosts their enormously popular Garden d’Lights festival. November 28, 2015 through January 2, 2016, 4:30pm to 9:30pm every evening including holidays. THE LIGHTS ARE BRIGHTER THAN EVER! Garden d’Lights features over 1⁄2 million lights which transform the Bellevue Botanical Garden into a blossoming
winter wonderland. Over 100,000 people enjoy this dazzling display each season and this year we have new visitor services buildings with all new amenities.

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Save The Date- MGFTC Annual Meeting, Potluck and Holiday Party


The Master Gardener Foundation Annual Meeting and Holiday Party will be held on Tuesday, December 8, 2015 at 5:30pm at the Thurston County Health Department, 412 Lilly Rd NE, Olympia. 5:30pm to ~7:30 p.m. – Potluck, Meeting, Elections and Updates

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2016 MG Training Info is Now Available


The WSU Master Gardener course provides WSU research-based information on how to improve soil, identify common plant pest problems including insects and diseases and weed problems, as well as honing your gardening skills. “Hands-on” workshops provide advanced training on pruning, composting, plant propagation and a host of other practical gardening skills.

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Sign up for the Fred Meyer Community Rewards program

A Master Gardener works with two day-camp attendees at Thurston County's Dirt Works demonstration garden.

During the first quarter of 2015, 27 households designated MGFTC and we will be receiving a check for $41.95. Let’s keep going!!!! Link your cards and ask friends and family to link their cards. The more cards that are linked to the MGFTC organization means additional monies received.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Linking you FM Rewards card will NOT make a difference to your personal rewards rebate.

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Join the Master Gardener Foundation of Thurston County


For a yearly membership fee of $10, you can become a member of our Foundation. You don’t even need to be a master gardener or a master recycler-composter! Join our community and you will meet like-minded people interested in gardening,

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