FREE Sustainable Gardening Classes at Northshore Utility District in April & May

Friday, February 26, 2016

Join us for the 2016 Savvy Gardener Class Series sponsored by Northshore Utility District and the Saving Water Partnership! Brand new or experienced gardeners will get inspiring and expert advice on creating healthy, sustainable and beautiful gardens and landscapes.

Wednesday, April 6, 6:30-8pm: “Right Plant, Right Place” with Emily Bishton, landscape designer and environmental educator. Step-by-step with hands-on demos, Emily will share tips for choosing plants that will thrive long-term, planting 101, plus best practices for watering, mulching, fertilizing and pruning, and more!

Wednesday, April 20, 6:30-8pm: “Incredible Edibles” with Emily Bishton. Start growing your own organic food in your own backyard or container garden! Emily will cover simple strategies for soil building, planting, drawing pollinators, rotating crops, and more great ideas for your fabulous edible garden!

Wednesday, May 4, 6:30-8pm: “Water-Wise Gardening” with Ladd Smith, co-owner of In-Harmony Sustainable Landscapes. Ladd will cover strategies to help your plants beat the heat—with less water. Topics include how to maintain healthy soil, mulch, choose the best irrigation methods, water wisely, and more! A timely and important class for the upcoming summer.

All classes are held at Northshore Utility District: 6830 NE 185th St in Kenmore.

All classes are FREE, but pre-registration is required. Reserve your seat(s), via email or phone 425-398-4417.


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