Monday, May 17, 2010

Getting Down to the Dirt Workshops for the 2010 Season

Getting Down to the Dirt Workshop Series

These workshops are brought to you by Puyallup Community Garden and taught by experienced Pierce County Master Gardeners.


Planning & Planting for Your Fall & Winter Vegetable Garden
Dave Mitman, Pierce County Master Gardener will leading this informative class. With a little extra planning and care, you can enjoy fresh vegetables from your garden most of the year. Many cool-season crops produce well in the fall and, in mild winter areas in the Pacific Northwest, hold through the winter if protected. Come to this class and learn more. NOTE: You can grow all year round at the Puyallup Community Garden.

DATE: Wednesday, June 16
Time: 6:30-8:30 pm
Place: Puyallup Activity Center rm 1


Outdoor Composting
Gwen Norlander, PC Master Gardener will be teaching this class on composting.
Making your own compost is an easy way to save gardening dollars and to make certain you know what your compost contains. Learn the basic steps for success.

Date: Wednesday, July 14
Time: 6:30-8:30 pm
Location: Puyallup Activity Center rm 1


Worm Bins - Turning Your Leftovers Into Compost
Pierce County Public Waste Utility will be providing this popular class on making your own worm bins. Learn the advantages of turning your food waste into compost. This class is open to children 8 and up with parents supervision.

Date: Wednesday, August 18
Time: 6:30-8:30 pm
Location: Puyallup Activity Center rm 1

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