Free Local Workshops

Our free natural yard care workshops teach you how easy and rewarding gardening can be. Join us and receive great advice about natural yard design from some of the region's most notable experts.

Workshops 
Free! Natural Yard Care Class: Attracting Pollinators and Managing Pests
This spring, the City of Burien and King County are offering free gardening classes. On April 21st, join us for: Attracting pollinators and managing pests. Integrated Pest Management (IPM) is the system used to develop healthy gardens and landscapes. This class will teach you the steps you can take to reduce pest problems without resorting to toxic chemicals. Simple gardening practices, new soft pest control products, and insect/disease identification will be a few of the many topics discussed. Learn how you can have a beautiful, healthy garden that is safe for your family and pets, all the while being nice to the environment. Registration required: BurienParks.net Translators available upon request. Contact ChristineL@burienwa.gov
Where:
Burien Community Center
14700 6th ave sw, burien, wa 98166
When:
Saturday, April 21, 2018
01:00 PM to 02:30 PM

Free! Natural Yard Care Class: Building Good Soil and Growing Better Veggies
This spring, the City of Burien and King County are offering free gardening classes. On April 21st, join us for: Building good soil and growing better veggies. Join us as we learn how to grow beautiful, healthy vegetables! We will start where a good garden starts: building and maintaining healthy soil. From there, we’ll learn the basics of growing vegetables and dive into some interesting varieties that may be new to you! Registration required: BurienParks.net Translators available upon request. Contact ChristineL@burienwa.gov
Where:
Burien Community Center
14700 6th ave sw, burien, wa 98166
When:
Saturday, April 21, 2018
10:00 AM to 11:30 AM

High to Low - Get rid of high maintenance garden practices!
*Design tips to renovate your garden to low maintenance beauty. *Take-away ideas from healthy soil to choosing the right plants. *Get ready for the gardening season with an easy, natural care garden! Sue Goetz - Landscape designer, horticulturist, author speaker and owner of Creative Gardener shares her passion for gardening.
Where:
University Place City Hall
3715 Bridgeport Way W.
When:
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
06:30 PM to 08:30 PM

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