Update February 3

Hi, Y’all—Busy week ahead!

Read the calendar entry for Moving into the Greenhouse (11am Wed., Feb. 6)—map and what needs to be done

CONTEST!!  We want to start using our blog pages so that everyone can contribute.  Here’s a little incentive.  I’ve got some bags of seed-starting mix.  Please read one of the posts from the following 4 areas, and post a comment.  You will be entered to win a drawing for the seed start mix.  There will be 3 winners.  You have until Feb. 10 to post your thoughtful or informative comment to be entered in the contest!  How to post comments: https://www.dropbox.com/s/aznee838p82hac6/How%20to%20participate%20in%20conversations.docx?dl=0

1.       Roxanne has been posting fun stuff on the Plant Committee post on our Plant Sale Blog. https://www.cowlitzcomg.com/plant-sale-campfire/2018/12/30/click-here-for-updates-from-the-other-plants-committee  Share your thoughts in the comment box!

Or read one or more of these three great informative articles, and come back to this post and comment.

2.       How to stratify (pre-chill) wildflower seeds to increase germination rates. https://www.gardengatemagazine.com/articles/how-to/start-seeds/how-to-prechill-your-seeds/

3.       Good article on winter heaths--identification, how to plant, care for, and prune. https://garden.org/learn/articles/view/267/

4.       And another short one about extending the growing season of Asparagushttps://garden.org/learn/articles/view/784/

Welcome to our new Master Gardener Trainees!

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