Tickets on sale for 25th Yard & Garden Virtual Lecture Series

Greg Stevens

From forests to bouquets, the Jefferson County Learn Gardener Basis is set to get escalating in the months ahead.

Tickets are now on sale for the 2023 Jefferson County Grasp Gardener Foundation’s 25th Anniversary Garden & Yard Digital Lecture Collection. Lectures will be available in a reside webinar structure and will run on 6 Saturday mornings: Feb. 11, Feb. 25, March 4, March 11, March 18, and March 25.

An outstanding subject of authorities has been lined up to share suggestions, advice, and much more.

The series will attribute:

• Learn Gardener Jane Billinghurst, a finest-providing author with Peter Wohlleben of “Forest Going for walks: Discovering the Trees and Woodlands of North The us,” and translator of Wohlleben’s The Concealed Daily life of Trees.  

Billinghurst’s lecture kicks off the collection on Feb. 11 with “Getting the Most Out of Your Next Forest Journey.”

• Bill Thorness, a Seattle-primarily based author, educator, and creator of “Edible Heirlooms: Heritage Vegetables for the Maritime Garden” and “Cool Year Gardener: Increase the Harvest, Prepare Forward, and Expand Greens 12 months Round.” 

Thorness and his wife Susie are both Learn Gardeners, and his presentation on Feb. 25 is “Veggies Year Spherical: Increasing Edibles By All Seasons.”

• Three industry experts in the neighborhood flower marketplace — Candice Gohn, Lexi Koch, and Sharrai Morgan-Faulkner — will  host a panel discussion on March 4. The matter is “Growing, Harvesting, and Arranging Remarkable Nearby Bouquets.”

Gohn is a Grasp Gardener and lover in Gariss Gardens flower farm Koch is proprietor of Lexi Mara Structure and grows bouquets on her farm and presents floral design expert services Morgan-Faulkner has worked in the floral design and style market for the earlier 24 yrs and is the previous owner of Holly’s Fine Bouquets in Port Townsend. Morgan-Faulkner is also the Northwest Regional Rep to the American Institute of Floral Designers countrywide board. 

• Del Brummet, a head gardener and plant propagation manager at the Elisabeth C. Miller Botanical Yard in Seattle, will current the lecture “Plants for a Greater World with Good Plant Picks” on March 11.

Excellent Plant Picks is an instructional outreach and awards program that makes use of a set of criteria blended with a panel of gurus to pick vegetation that thrive in the Pacific Northwest. 

• Susan Mulvihill, co-writer with Pat Munts of “Northwest Gardener’s Handbook,” creator of “The Vegetable Backyard garden Trouble Solver Handbook” and “The Vegetable Back garden Pest Handbook,” is also the backyard garden columnist for Spokane’s The Spokesman-Overview. Her lecture on March 18 will be “Attracting Helpful Bugs.”

• Muriel Nesbitt is a geneticist, previous biology professor at University of California San Diego, former director of Clallam County’s Grasp Gardener method, and an teacher for Learn Gardener intern teaching.

She will give the closing presentation on March 25 with “How Local weather Adjust is Robbing You (and Your Yard) of Vitamins.”

Each individual lecture will run from 10 a.m. to midday. Lectures will past about 90 minutes with a 15-minute break at the 50 {f32667846e1257729eaaee80e922ba34a93c6414e9ad6261aff566c043b9e75d}. 

Organizers notice that every party will be followed by a question-and-respond to session with the audience.

Every of the talks will also be recorded and offered for 3 months after every single presentation. 

The price for the entire 6-lecture sequence is $60 single-event tickets are accessible for $12. 

Tickets may possibly be obtained from

Ticket revenue aid assistance Jefferson County Grasp Gardener applications. 

The party is cosponsored by Washington Condition University’s Jefferson County Extension Company. For a lot more data, stop by

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