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Our office is now located in the Snohomish County Parks & Recreation Administration Office at Willis Tucker Park, 6705 Puget Park Drive, Snohomish, 98296.

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February 2024

Growing Groceries: Growing in Hoop Houses, Cold Frames, and Small Greenhouses

February 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$5.00
homemade greenhouse

An unheated greenhouse or cold frame can be used to grow greens during winter, start warm season annuals, propagate landscape perennials, and shelter frost tender plants through the winter chill. Besides greens like spinach and lettuce, you can grow cold-tolerant veggies such as cabbage and broccoli in a cold frame or hoop house.

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March 2024

Growing Groceries: Raising the Cucumber, Squash and Melon Family

March 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$5.00
cucumber squash melon plants

This class in the Growing Groceries series will focus on growing all things Cucurbit! From luscious melons to giant pumpkins, summer squash to zucchini and winter squash we'll cover all these amazing vegetables and cucumbers too!

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Growing Groceries: Raising the Carrot, Lettuce, & Corn Families

March 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$5.00
beds of carrots corn lettuce

The Carrot (Apiaceae) family also includes parsnips and celery along with many herbs like dill, fennel, and caraway. Puget Sound's mild climate makes it a great place to grow members of the lettuce (Asteraceae) family just about year-round. In addition, you’ll learn to raise sweet corn worthy of bragging rights when we cover members of the corn (Poaceae) family.

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Growing Groceries: Basics of Seed Saving

March 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$5.00
been seeds

We will discuss the basics of seed saving including cross-pollination and self-pollination, isolation, open-pollinated varieties versus hybrid varieties, collection, cleaning, drying and storage.

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March 2024 Repair Cafe

March 23 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Everett Public Library, 2702 Hoyt Ave
Everett, WA 98201 United States
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Free
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March 2024 Repair Cafe Got broken stuff? Toss it? No way! Bring it to a WSU Repair Café! Do you have something fixable? Or are you a fixer and like to help others? The Repair Café is here for you! You can bring your vacuums, lamps, computers, bikes, jewelry…anything you might have and one of our volunteer fixers will diagnose the issue and do their best to make it usable again. They will show you their process, order parts if…

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Growing Groceries: Pests, Predators, and Pollinators: An Introduction to IPM

March 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$5.00
just-hatched praying mantis

Basics of managing disease, insect, and weed pests in the home garden. Discussion covers a variety of techniques including prevention, cultural practices like row covers, mulching, and more. Weed management practices include using mulches, hardscaping, and different cultivation techniques.

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April 2024

April 2024 Repair Cafe

April 11 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
UW Bothell, 18115 Campus Way NE
Bothell, WA 98011 United States
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Free
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April 2024 Repair Cafe Got broken stuff? Toss it? No way! Bring it to a WSU Repair Café! You can bring your vacuums, lamps, computers (software issues only), bikes, jewelry, and one of our volunteer fixers will diagnose the issue and do their best to make it usable again. They will show you their process, order parts if necessary, and help you learn how to do it yourself with one-on-one instruction. Our fixers can repair your items and keep stuff…

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May 2024

Shoreline Stories with the WSU Beach Watchers

May 8 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Stanwood Library, 9701 271st St NW
Stanwood, WA 98292-8097 United States
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Free
Shoreline Stories with the WSU Beach Watchers time, date, and location

WSU Snohomish County Extension Beach Watchers are holding preschool story times at various Sno-Isle libraries, and have prepared stories and activities designed to teach children about our fascinating beaches, shoreline, and the Salish Sea as well as their role in caring for it. The concepts conveyed in an age-appropriate manner are: Know that all water is connected and flows to Puget Sound (Don’t Pollute). An introductory knowledge of the rich diversity of plants and animals found at local beaches. Please…

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May 2024 Repair Cafe

May 11 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mukilteo Sno-Isle Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd
Mukilteo, WA 98275 United States
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Free
People with items being repaired, hands repairing items, and a gear that says Repair Cafe in it

May 2024 Repair Cafe Got broken stuff? Toss it? No way! Bring it to a WSU Repair Café! You can bring your vacuums, lamps, computers (software issues only), bikes, jewelry, and one of our volunteer fixers will diagnose the issue and do their best to make it usable again. They will show you their process, order parts if necessary, and help you learn how to do it yourself with one-on-one instruction. Our fixers can repair your items and keep stuff…

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Shoreline Stories with the WSU Beach Watchers

May 18 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Brier Library, 23303 Brier Rd
Brier, WA 98036-8247 United States
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Free
Shoreline stories with the WSU Beach Watchers date, time, and location

WSU Snohomish County Extension Beach Watchers are holding preschool story times at various Sno-Isle libraries, and have prepared stories and activities designed to teach children about our fascinating beaches, shoreline, and the Salish Sea as well as their role in caring for it. The concepts conveyed in an age-appropriate manner are: Know that all water is connected and flows to Puget Sound (Don’t Pollute). An introductory knowledge of the rich diversity of plants and animals found at local beaches. Please…

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