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 Harvest Pierce County (a program of the Pierce Conservation District), Pierce County Planning and Public Works and the Franklin Pierce School District.
Special thanks to our site hosts!
Franklin Pierce School District
Metro Parks Tacoma
Pierce County Library System
WSU Pierce County Ext. Master Gardeners
Series sponsor:LRI Logo
Class Locations
basket Graham (GRA) | 6–8 p.m. | Graham Library | 9202 224th St E

Midland (MID) | 6–8 p.m. | Franklin Pierce Farm (NSRC) | 9516 Waller Rd E

Parkland (PAR) | 6–8 p.m. | Parkland/Spanaway Library | 13718 Pacific Ave S

Puyallup (PUY) | 6–8 p.m. | WSU Puyallup (Victoria Room at the Master Gardener Demonstration Garden) | 2607 W Pioneer

Tacoma (TAC) | 10 a.m.–12 p.m. | Metro Parks Tacoma | 4702 S 19th St
Classes
Fruits, Nuts & Berries
Learn about perennial food production with tips for planting and maintaining fruit and nut trees and shrubs.
February 8
Thursday
PAR
May 19
Saturday
TAC
June 13
Wednesday
MID
July 10
Tuesday
PUY
Sept. 18
Tuesday
GRA
Starting From Seeds
Start your vegetables from seed! Save money, impress your friends and grow plants you won’t find at the nursery.
February 6
Tuesday
PUY
March 8
Thursday
PAR
March 15
Thursday
MID
March 17
Saturday
TAC
March 20
Tuesday
GRA
Garden Soil 101
Prepare your garden soil for planting vegetables with a variety of soil amendments available in Pierce County.
March 28
Wednesday
GRA
April 3
Tuesday
PUY
April 19
Thursday
MID
April 21
Saturday
TAC
May 10
Thursday
PAR
Your Summer Garden: Vegetables & Herbs
Learn what grows well in the Pacific Northwest, how to design your garden, how to irrigate and more.
April 17
Tuesday
GRA
May 1
Tuesday
PUY
May 9
Wednesday
MID
June 2
Saturday
TAC
June 14
Thursday
PAR
Garden Bugs, Diseases & Non-Toxic Alternatives
Tackle problems in the garden with safe remedies, specific for gardening in western Washington.
April 24
Tuesday
MID
May 15
Tuesday
PUY
June 16
Saturday
TAC
June 19
Tuesday
GRA
July 12
Thursday
PAR
Composting Basics & Putting the Garden to Bed
Learn how to use your garden’s organic waste to improve your soil, and prepare your garden for winter.
Sept. 12
Wednesday
MID
Sept. 15
Saturday
TAC
October 2
Tuesday
PUY
October 11
Thursday
PAR
November 20
Tuesday
GRA
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.
June 5
Tuesday
PUY
July 11
Wednesday
MID
July 17
Tuesday
GRA
July 21
Saturday
TAC
Sept. 13
Thursday
PAR
Container Gardening
Just a balcony to work with? No problem! Learn how to grow food in containers of all sizes.
February 15
Thursday
MID
February 24
Saturday
TAC
March 6
Tuesday
PUY
April 12
Thursday
PAR
May 15
Tuesday
GRA
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