In case you were wondering…

as we have been, what’s happening with Master Gardener training for 2021 – Here’s the answer. It’s going to be a very different year, just like 2020, Well, hopefully not quite like 2020, but certainly not what we’re all accustomed to. And...

Brainteaser?

Here’s a little challenge for you. True confession: I had to look up some of the answers.  Drop me an email: webmastermcmga@gmail.com and I’ll send you a copy with the answers. Have fun. (No, I didn’t make this up myself.) Garden Quiz – No...

Obituary for a grand old lady of 194

Next time you bite into a crisp juicy apple…. or indulge in a yummy pie…. or spread apple butter on your toast, tip your hat to Vancouver’s heritage apple tree. Even if most of the varieties we enjoy today didn’t originate from this tree,...

Update on the seeds from China

Update in case you receive those seeds…. which have begun appearing in Oregon mailboxes: From the OSU (Oregon) Master Gardener Program “[Oregon Department of Agriculture] officials asked anyone who receives mystery seeds not to open them and to send the...

Seeds from China??

OSU (Oregon) Master Gardener Program The recent post by the Washington State Department of Agriculture has received a lot of attention, and has generated a lot of questions from Oregonians. At this time, we don’t know of any reports of unsolicited seed being...