WSU Extension

MaryAnn Albenesius, a Lewis County Master Gardener, shows off a plethora of seed catalogs at her home in Winlock in this January 2013 file photo. 

The WSU Lewis County Master Gardeners have scheduled its Gardening For Everyone event for 9 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. Oct. 12 at Washington Hall at Centralia College. 

The event includes free gardening workshops. No pre-registration is required. Attendees are encouraged to show up early to make sure space is available. 

Workshops are scheduled in three blocks starting at 9 a.m., 10:45 a.m. and 12:45 p.m. 

At 9 a.m., attendees can choose between Best Fruits and Nuts for Lewis County, presented by Michael Dolan of Burnt Ridge Nursery; Growing and Harvesting Mushrooms, presented by George Jensen and Controlling Weeds, presented by Bill Wamsley.

At 10:45 a.m., workshops include Art in the Garden, presented by MaryAnn and Bob Albenesius; Growing Orchids, by Gail Sklar; and Drought Tolerant Plants, by Barbara Eastman. 

At 12:45 p.m., workshops include Spiders, presented by Sharon Tipping and Firewise Gardening, by Judy Masura.

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