Tillamook County Master Gardener Association

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Did George Washington Carver Invent Peanut Butter?

On April 22, 2021 we celebrated Earth Day recognizing a commitment to studying and practicing methods which will protect our environment. Following is an excerpt from the article published in Biography Magazine describing George Washington Carver’s – The Peanut Doctor…

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How do I ‘Ask a Master Gardener’?

~ Kristy Lund, TCMGA President Tillamook County Master Gardeners are people like you, interested in learning more about the art and science of growing and caring for plants in the garden, the landscape, and the home. In exchange for classroom…

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A New Face of an Old Friend

– Neal Lemery I keep a plastic container in my truck with what I consider my “essential” traveling library of nature guides.  I am always running across an unusual bird, plant or animal that piques my curiosity and I want…

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TCMGA Plant Sale Update

It’s a GO!! The Tillamook County Master Gardener Association 2021 Plant Sale will be online this year. We are putting the finishing touches on our ‘store’, adding products, setting up all the pieces and parts to enable our customers to…

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Fuchsia – Too Popular for its own Good?

How many of you stood in line at Fred Meyer’s Garden Center before 7:00am Saturday for their annual ‘Fuchsia Saturday’ event. Were you in time for the free potting soil? To me, Fuchsia Saturday is the official kick off of…

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