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, 6:30-9:00pm
- Healthy Soil = Healthy Plants #1 – Oct. 16 (website)
- Proper soil & fertility management, soil testing
- Healthy Soil = Healthy Plants #2 – Nov. 20 (website)
- Interpreting soil tests; making & using compost
- Weeding, Watering, Crop Rotation & Succession Planning – Jan. 15 (website)
- Improve crop health, save time, harvest more
- Vegetables A-Z #1 – Jan. 22 (website)
- Onion, broccoli, & beet families; how to grow, varieties
- Good Bugs, Bad Bugs, & Pollinators – Jan. 29 (website)
- Learn who’s who and how to attract the good guys
- Small Fruits, Big Harvests – Feb. 12 (website)
- Strawberries, cane berries, blueberries, other small fruit
- Seed Starting & Raising Transplants – Feb. 26 (website)
- Save money and raise the varieties that do best here
- Vegetables A-Z #2 – Mar. 4 (website)
- Pea/bean, carrot, & lettuce families; how to grow, varieties
- Vegetables A-Z #3 – Mar. 18 (website)
- Tomato/potato/pepper family; how to grow, varieties
- Vegetables A-Z #4 – Mar. 25 (website)
- Squash/cucumbers/melons, & corn; 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.