Veteran Washington State University Clallam County Master Gardener Rita Dinger will share planning strategies to help gardeners create a balance between resources and results in growing vegetables at noon Thursday, Feb. 13 in the county commissioners meeting room of the Clallam County Courthouse, 223 E. Fourth St., Port Angeles.
Dinger will suggest ways to prevent some classic gardening mistakes regarding planting location and layout, soil preparation, and what and how much to plant. She also will provide tips on recordkeeping.
This is Dinger’s 11th year as a WSU certified Clallam County Master Gardener. She is a frequent speaker at gardening events throughout the community and an instructor for the Master Gardener training program. She has contributed over 2,500 volunteer hours to the Clallam County Master Gardener Program and was named 2010 Master Gardener of the Year.
This presentation is part of the Green Thumbs Garden Tips brown bag series sponsored by the WSU Clallam County Master Gardeners on the second and fourth Thursday of every month in Port Angeles.
Attendees may bring a lunch. The presentations are free and open to the public. However, donations to help offset copying costs for handouts are accepted.