Help Desk Blog

Welcome to the Nelson County Master Gardener Help Desk Blog! Below you can find more information about gardening tips, tricks, and frequently asked questions. Throughout the year, master gardeners post information about the native plants and insects found in the Rockfish Valley, as well as events like our plant sales and horticultural craft gatherings. If you would like to receive a notification when a new blog has been posted, please subscribe below. 

August 25, 2018

Want fresh, garden-grown food, even in the cold, dark months ahead?

It may be easier than you think! Join expert instructor Pam Dawling to explore techniques for growing throughout the year, discuss varieties and timing, and tour the AMI Farm.


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March 4, 2018

The last few days, high gusts of wind have swept through the valley. Although a few trees have fallen, the birds and bugs have already moved into their new homes. Fallen trees that provide habitats are also known as "snags".  According to the Washington Department of F...

May 25, 2017

Nice day at the Humpback Rocks Pioneer farm vegetable garden... soaked to the bone, and muddy too!!  Nothing keeps Nelson Co. Master Gardeners from their gardens.

Mallory Creek Native Grasses And Wildflower Meadow Project.

Prior to the spring of 2013 - 18,000 square feet of turf grass was located next to the Rockfish Valley Community Center.  The grass provided little if any resource for pollinators or insects....

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