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Growing Groceries: Raising the Cucumber, Squash and Melon Family

Our last class in the 2021 Growing Groceries series will focus on growing all things Cucurbit! From luscious melons to giant pumpkins, summer squash to…

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

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…

Growing Groceries: Insects in the Garden – Good, Bad, & Beautiful

Pollinators! Predators! Pests! What are these insects and what role do they play in your garden? How can you attract the good ones and deal…

Growing Groceries: Raising the Broccoli, Cabbage, and Kale Family

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.

Growing Groceries: Introduction to IPM (Integrated Pest Management)

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,…

Growing Groceries: Raising Perennial Vegetables

Artichokes and Cardoon (semi-perennial), Asparagus, Horseradish, Rhubarb, Sea Kale and Sorrel. These crops will be in your garden for many years so pick a nice…

Growing Groceries: Basics of 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…

Growing Groceries: Raising Peas & Potatoes

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…

Growing Groceries: Incorporating Edibles into Your Landscape

You will learn how to create a productive, sustainable, and attractive garden by mixing colorful vegetables, edible flowers, easy to grow herbs, fruit trees, and berries…

Growing Groceries: Raising Culinary & Tea Herbs

We’ll cover the basic perennial and annual herbs used in so many sweet and savory dishes along with the not-so-common ones like epazote and lemongrass.…
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