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WSU Snohomish County Extension office has moved!

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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December 2023

Growing Groceries: Raising the Onion and Beet Families

December 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$5.00
onions growing

The onion (Allium) family includes garlic, leeks, and shallots as well. The beet (Chenopod) family includes everyone’s favorite, spinach, as well as chard and quinoa. Discussion of both families includes variety selection, cultural requirements, common diseases and pests.

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January 2024

Growing Groceries: Basics of Irrigation & Weed Management

January 10, 2024 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$5.00
several raised beds with drip irrigation

Join us for a discussion of several types of irrigation products and their application in the food garden. In addition, we’ll focus on the details of installing drip irrigation and its application for gardens and plants.

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Free Styrofoam Recycling Collection

January 13, 2024 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Northwest Stream Center, 600 128th St SE
Everett, WA 98208 United States
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Banner for free Styrofoam recycling collection event

Do you have Styrofoam occupying your home? Filling up garages, corners, and closets? Well on Saturday, January 13th, you can bring your (clean!) Styrofoam to the Northwest Stream Center in McCollum Park! The WSU Sustainable Community Stewards will be waiting in the parking lot near the Center to collect your Styrofoam, which will then be trucked down to StyroRecycle in Kent to be recycled. Collection will take place from 10AM to 2PM. You can bring: rinsed and cleaned to-go containers…

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Growing Groceries: Growing Fruit Trees in Western Washington

January 17, 2024 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$5.00
apples on tree branch

Learn the basics of growing fruit trees in Western Washington including factors such as site selection, rootstock and size, varieties, pollination, pruning, nutritional requirements and diseases/pests.

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Growing Groceries: Raising the Pea/Bean Family & the Basics of Cover Cropping

January 24, 2024 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$5.00
pea pods in hand

We'll cover the Legume family which includes peas, beans (both green and dry), and lentils as well as the one member of the Solanaceous family that can be planted out early – potatoes! Discussion of all includes variety selection, cultural requirements, common diseases and pests.

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Repair Cafe

January 27, 2024 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Lynnwood Public Library, 19200 44th Ave W
Lynnwood, WA 98036 United States
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People with items being repaired, hands repairing items, and a gear that says Repair Cafe in it

January 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: Growing Berries in Western Washington

January 31, 2024 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$5.00
fresh strawberries in cartons

Topics include variety selection, soil preferences, fertility, pruning, pest and disease management, and cultural requirements for strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, and other small fruits.

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February 2024

Growing Groceries: Seed Starting and Raising Transplants

February 7, 2024 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$5.00
just sprouted tomato seedlings in tray

Beginning with how and when to start to seeds, to watering techniques, thinning and transplanting, you’ll learn how to save money and be successful in starting your vegetables from seed.

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Growing Groceries: Raising the Broccoli and Buckwheat Families

February 14, 2024 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$5.00
red russian kale plant

Includes broccoli, cabbage, kale, cauliflower, mustard, Brussels sprouts, and other members of the Brassica family. Discussion includes variety selection, cultural requirements, common diseases and pests.

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Growing Groceries: Raising the Tomato & Potato Family

February 21, 2024 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$5.00

Topics covered include variety selection, cultural requirements, as well as the major disease and pests affecting these species.

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