Saturday, May 9, 2009

Square Foot Garden Demonstration, May 16

Bill Rigsby, a Pierce County Master Gardener, will be demonstrating how to construct a squarefoot garden space May 16, 2009 starting 10 a.m. at the Puyallup Community Garden.

Square foot gardening is a new innovative way to garden efficiently while using less space, less water, yet producing more growth. The demonstration is designed to benefit both beginners and experienced gardeners.


* Basics of square foot gardening
* SOIL how to mix your own
* Potato Tower- sample of
* How to Instructions/Potato Tower

All attendees will be invited to participate in an informal question and answer session.

Bill has years of experience in gardening, and is pleased to have the opportunity to meet local people and share some of his knowledge towards Square Foot Gardening. "This demonstration is just the first of many we plan to have available to the public at our learning garden," said Kathryn Powell, Chair for the Puyallup Community Garden and Master Gardener. " To be able to provide opportunities to learn more about gardening is extremely rewarding."

The demonstration will be held at the Puyallup Community Garden located at Brown's Park, 1111 19th Ave SW, Puyallup, WA and will begin at 10:00 A.M. Saturday, May 16. The demonstration is FREE. Bring your lawn chairs. Call Kathy Powell at 253-820-8996 for more information

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