Fall Classes

It’s not too late to think about your garden or learn about composting! 

Classes are recommended for ages 6 to adult. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Classes are FREE.

The Zero Waste Garden

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Food Waste
Recycling and Composting
Reduce the waste you send to the landfill by recycling kitchen scraps at home. You’ll hear the pros and cons of several food waste reduction strategies, and learn about do-it-yourself and off-the-shelf systems.

Topics include: Bokashi, Digesters (anaerobic), Vermiculture

Saturday, September 30 | 10 a.m.–1 p.m.
WSU Puyallup (Victoria Room)
2607 West Pioneer, Puyallup
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Edible Gardens

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Explore the basics of successful vegetable gardening in the Pacific Northwest—from seed to table.
Classes are taught by educators from Harvest Pierce County (a program of the Pierce Conservation District) and Pierce County Planning and Public Works.

Locations
PUY | WSU Puyallup (Victoria Room) | 2607 W Pioneer
LAK | Lakewood Community Ctr. | 9112 Lakewood Dr SW
PAR | Parkland/Spanaway Library | 13718 Pacific Ave S
ORT | Orting Middle School | 111 Whitehawk Blvd NW
TAC | Metro Parks Tacoma | 4702 S 19th St
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Composting Basics
Learn two different methods for turning your yard, garden and food waste into a valuable soil amendment.
Sep. 5
Tue
6–8 p.m.
PUY
Sep. 14
Thu
6–8 p.m.
PAR
Putting the Garden to Bed For the Winter
Winterize your garden so it is ready for spring with rich and healthy soil that is weed and pest free.
Sep. 19
Tue
6–8 p.m.
ORT
Oct. 3
Tue
6–8 p.m.
PUY
Oct. 11
Wed
6–8 p.m.
LAK
Oct. 21
Sat
10 a.m.–12 p.m.
TAC
Nov. 9
Thu
6–8 p.m.
PAR
Perennial Edible Gardens
Grow a garden that returns year after year. Learn strategies for self-seeding plants and polycultures (variety).
Sep. 16
Sat
10 a.m.–12 p.m.
TAC
Oct. 12
Thu
6–8 p.m.
PAR
Oct. 17
Tue
6–8 p.m.
ORT
Nov. 8
Wed
6–8 p.m.
LAK
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