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


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 Pre-registration is recommended: online, or call (253) 798-4133.
Class Locations
basketPuyallup | 6–8 p.m. | First Tuesday of the month
WSU Extension Puyallup | Victoria Room | 2607 W Pioneer

Lakewood | Second Wednesday | 6–8 p.m.
Lakewood Community Center | 9112 Lakewood Dr SW

Parkland | Second Thursday | 6–8 p.m.
Parkland/Spanaway Library | 13718 Pacific Ave S

Orting | Third Tuesday | 6–8 p.m.
WA Soldiers Home | 1301 Orting Kapowsin Hwy E

Tacoma | Third Saturday | 10 a.m.–12 p.m.
Metro Parks Tacoma | 4702 S 19th St
2016 Schedule
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Please let us know if you are registered for a class and cannot attend.
There may be others waiting for a space in the class.
FEB: Fruit Trees
Learn about proper care and maintenance of fruit trees, the best tools for the job and how to prune for tree health.
Puyallup
February 2
Lakewood
February 10
Parkland
February 11
Orting
February 16
Tacoma
February 20
MAR: Starting From Seeds
Start your vegetables from seed! Save money, impress your friends and grow plants you won’t find at the nursery.
Puyallup
March 1
Lakewood
March 9
Parkland
March 10
Orting
March 15
Tacoma
March 19
APR: Garden Soil 101
Prepare your garden soil for planting vegetables with a variety of soil amendments available in Pierce County.
Puyallup
April 5
Lakewood
April 13
Parkland
April 14
Orting
April 19
Tacoma 
April 16 
MAY: Planting and Maintaining Your Summer Vegetable Garden
Learn what grows well in the Pacific Northwest, how to design your garden, how to irrigate and more.
Puyallup
May 3
Lakewood
May 11
Parkland
May 12
Orting
May 17
Tacoma 
May 21
JUN: Garden Bugs, Plant Diseases & Non-Toxic Alternatives
Tackle problems in the garden with safe remedies, specific for gardening in western Washington.
Puyallup
June 7
Lakewood
June 8
Parkland
June 9
Orting
June 21
Tacoma
June 18 
JUL: Fall and Winter Gardening
Plant now to harvest fresh food this fall and winter! Learn when to plant and how to care for plants over the winter.
Puyallup
July 5
Lakewood
July 13
Parkland
July 14
Orting
July 19
Tacoma
July 16 
AUG: NO CLASSES
SEP: Composting Basics
Learn two different methods for turning your yard, garden and food waste into a valuable soil amendment.
Puyallup
September 6
Lakewood
September 14
Parkland
September 8
Orting
September 20
Tacoma 
September 17  
OCT: 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.
Puyallup
October 4
Lakewood
October 12
Parkland
October 13
Orting
October 18
Tacoma
October 15
NOV: Perennial Edible Gardens
Grow a garden that returns year after year. Learn strategies for self-seeding plants and polycultures (variety).
Puyallup
November 1
Lakewood
November 9
Parkland
November 10
Orting
November 15
Tacoma 
November 19  
Thank you to our site hosts!
Washington State Dept of Veterans Affairs | WSU Pierce County Extension, Master Gardeners |
Metro Parks Tacoma | Pierce County Parks & Recreation | Pierce County Library System
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