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WSU Master Gardeners offer 'drop-in' clinic

| August 2, 2023 1:00 AM

A garden clinic at the WSU Master Gardener Demonstration Garden will take place Friday, Aug. 4, from 9 a.m. to noon.

The drop-in clinic is a chance to visit with local Master Gardeners about gardening in the region.

There will be a demonstration and a chance a simple way to test the pH of your garden soil, repeated on the hour. In addition, there will be a wide variety of gardening techniques and what’s growing in the Demonstration Garden. Tours will start every 15 minutes.

Master Gardeners also will staff an on-site answer clinic and residents are invited to bring their gardening questions (and plant or insect samples, if possible). WSU Master Gardeners will be standing by to research problems and provide management options. Refreshments will be provided.

The Demonstration Garden is located just northwest of the Extension Office. Park in the Extension Office parking lot, 227 S. Garden Ave., in Newport and walk the short distance to the garden.