Bringing together beginning and experienced gardeners with speakers and topics focused on growing healthy food using sustainable gardening practices.
No matter if you only have a tiny apartment deck, small garden space, or plenty of acreage you can grow fresh, healthy food in a healthier, more environmentally friendly way.
Developed over the last decade, the program’s goal is to increase our communities’ access to fresh, healthy food by teaching the latest research-based techniques for growing food.
All classes take place on Wednesday evenings, 7:00-9:30pm
Healthy Soil = Healthy Plants, Part 1 October 17
Proper soil & fertility management; soil testing
Healthy Soil = Healthy Plants, Part 2 November 7
Interpreting soil tests; making/using compost
Weeding, Watering, Crop Rotation, & Succession Planting January 16
Techniques to improve crop health, save time; harvest more
Vegetables A to Z #1 January 30
Onion, broccoli, & beet families; how to grow, varieties
Small Fruits, Big Harvests February 13
Strawberries, cane berries, blueberries and other small fruit
Vegetables A to Z #2 February 27
Pea/bean, carrot, & lettuce families; how to grow, varieties
Good Bugs, Bad Bugs & Pollinators March 20
Learn who’s who and how to attract the good guys
Seed Starting & Raising Transplants March 27
Save money and raise the varieties that do best here
Vegetables A to Z #3 April 3
Squash/cucumbers/melons, & corn; how to grow, varieties
Vegetables A to Z #4 April 10
Tomato/potato/pepper family; how to grow, varieties
WSU Extension programs and employment are available to all without discrimination. Evidence of noncompliance may be reported through your local extension office. Reasonable accommodations will be made for persons with disabilities and special needs; contact WSU Extension at 425-338-2400 at least two weeks prior to the event.