Sign up now for Diggin’ Shoreline’s “How to Build a Rain Garden” Class on May 3

Saturday, April 26, 2014


Diggin’ Shoreline’s Spring class series kicks off with a class taught by Diggin’ co-chair John Ruby, on How to Build a Rain Garden on Saturday, May 3.  If you are would like to attend, be sure to register by May 1!

Learn how to manage and utilize the flow of water through the landscape. This hands-on class will assess a water problem and solve it through rainwater catchment and overflow into a rain garden for decreased runoff pollution and improved wildlife habitat. Fee for the class is $15; ($10 for Diggin’ Shoreline members).

A landscaper by trade, John brings his love and experience of natural systems design, a passion to connect and inform within community, and sense of garden adventure. John has been designing, installing, and harvesting edible landscapes since 2000, here and abroad.

Register online. For those without online access, call 206-440-5730. Payment for the class can made online via PayPal or by check via snail mail. Diggin’ Shoreline members receive discounts on all Diggin’ classes.

Check out the Diggin’ website and watch the SAN for more info on these upcoming classes:

Diggin’ My Very First Garden for 4-7-Year-Olds
May 31, 2014; 1:00 – 2:30 PM
($15.00 fee; registration deadline May 24)

Mushrooms 101
June 14, 2014 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
($95.00 fee includes four hours of instruction, inoculated log, materials and; registration deadline May 14)

Diggin’ Shoreline is an all-volunteer, 501(c) 3 non-profit organization. Annual memberships of $10 (individuals) and $20 (households) help support Diggin’s mission to create opportunities for gardening in community. To join or renew, visit the webpage, complete the online application form, and submit your tax-deductible donation via PayPal.

Diggin’ Shoreline envisions people throughout our city inspired and nourished by gardening in community, with deep connections to our earth, our health, our cultures, and our neighbors.  We invite you to imagine with us.


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