Spring Garden Day 2018
March 3 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm$55
Spring Garden Day is a day-long program of gardening classes for local gardeners.
Willi Galloway is an award winning radio commentator, writer, and former editor at Organic Gardening Magazine. She is the author of Grow Cook Eat, a beautiful book that both inspires and educates, providing practical how-to gardening advice along with tips on harvesting and cooking vegetables. The book will be available to purchase and she will be available for signing.
Doug Rice is a landscape architect who taught garden design at Seattle Community College for over 20 years. He teaches a full design course through the Yakima Arboretum. Garden designers and architects have come a long way to understanding why some designs resonate with the human eye, psyche, and heart. Doug will share his expertise as a landscape architect, his knowledge in the field of environmental psychology, and Asian Feng Shui to show simple principles that can create beautiful designs.
8:30 – 9:30
9:30 – 10:45
Grow and Eat the Rainbow, Keynote Speaker 1: Willi Galloway, author of Grow Cook Eat
10:45 – 11:00
11:00 – 12:15
Session 1 – Herb & Edible Flower Gardening, Jeanne Berkey & Jim Reinhardt, WSU Master Gardeners
Session 2 – Early Greens and Stages of Harvest for Vegetables, Willi Galloway
12:15 – 1:30
1:30 – 2:45
The Secrets of Garden Design, Keynote Speaker 2: Doug Rice, Landscape Architect, Yakima Arboretum
2:45 – 3:00
3:00 – 4:15
Session 3 – Irrigation for the Landscape and Using Tools to Monitor Soil Moisture, Troy Peters, WSU Extension
Session 4 – Organic Pest Management for Gardens, Gwen Hoheisel, WSU Extension
Register for this workshop at: SpringGardenDay.brownpapertickets.com
Seats are limited, so register early! Online registration ends on February 25th at midnight. $55 includes a full day of education, lunch, and refreshment. Registration may be available at the door for $55 if there is still space, but will not include lunch.
Contact us at the Kennewick Extension Office: (509) 735-3551
We are grateful to our sponsors who help bring this educational event to you
NBC Right Now KNDU 25
Beaver Bark Gift & Garden Center
Bart’s Auto Den, Inc.
Tri-City Garden Supply