Master Gardeners start garden talk season with Jan. 13 session on composting, healthy soil

The Master Gardeners of Snoqualmie Valley are starting their garden talks in the North Bend and Sammamish Libraries early for 2018. There are six events planned, starting with a discussion on home composting, healthy soil and healthy plants, led by Lawrence McCrone and Darien Payne, 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 13 at North Bend Library, and at 1:30 p.m. at Sammamish Library.

McCrone, an Issaquah Master Gardener, will talk about ways to make good compost, compost bins and worm bins. Payne is a Fall City Master Gardener and she will talk about: What is soil? How do plants get what they need and what can we do to build and maintain healthy soil.