Learn how to operate heating units for your garden


Learn how to operate heating units for your garden

Warm up your knowledge of how heating units can affect good gardening practices with Laurel Moulton, Clallam County Master Gardener, for a Zoom presentation on Green Thumb Gardening Tips from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, March 24 .

Find the Zoom link on extension.wsu.edu/clallam/events. Or join us by phone by calling 253-215-8782 (meeting ID 920 0799 1742, passcode 709395).

In “Harnessing the Power of Heat Units for Your Garden’s Success”, Moulton will explain what heat units are, how they are calculated, and how calculating heat units can help gardeners and farmers manage certain pests more effectively. efficient and sustainable.

She will also explain how heater units can help gardeners understand which crops are suitable for a particular location and where to find and use online tools that make heater units more accessible.

Moulton has been a master gardener since 2006 and earned her master’s degree in horticulture with a minor in entomology from Oregon State University in 2011. She is a member of the WSU Extension Integrated Pest Management Team and spends her time outside of master gardening at helping small farms in Clallam, Jefferson and Kitsap counties identify crop pests and diseases and develop plans to manage them sustainably.

The Green Thumb Garden Tips educational series, sponsored by WSU Clallam County’s Master Gardeners, takes place the second and fourth Thursdays of each month through October. In November, December and January, a conference is offered. Scheduled presentations are subject to change.

For more information, call 360-565-2679.


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