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

basket 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

Graham (GRA) | 6–8 p.m. | Graham Library | 9202 224th St E

Tacoma (TAC) | 10 a.m.–12 p.m. | Metro Parks Tacoma | 4702 S 19th St
Classes
Fruits, Nuts and Berries
Learn about perennial food production with tips for planting and maintaining fruit and nut trees and shrubs.
February 14
Thursday
PAR
May 18
Saturday
TAC
June 25
Tuesday
MID
July 2
Tuesday
PUY
September 18
Wednesday
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 5
Tuesday
PUY
March 6
Wednesday
GRA
March 14
Thursday
PAR
March 16
Saturday
TAC
March 26
Tuesday
MID
Container Gardening
Just a balcony to work with? No problem! Learn how to grow food in containers of all sizes.
February 16
Saturday
TAC
February 26
Tuesday
MID
March 5
Tuesday
PUY
April 11
Thursday
PAR
May 15
Wednesday
GRA
Garden Soil 101
Prepare your garden soil for planting vegetables with a variety of soil amendments available in Pierce County.
March 20
Wednesday
GRA
April 2
Tuesday
PUY
April 4
Thursday
MID
April 20
Saturday
TAC
May 9
Thursday
PAR
Your Summer Garden: Planting, Watering, Weeding
Learn what grows well in the Pacific Northwest, how to water, tips for weeding and more.
April 17
Wednesday
GRA
May 7
Tuesday
PUY
May 30
Thursday
MID
June 1
Saturday
TAC
June 13
Thursday
PAR
Garden Bugs, Diseases and Non-Toxic Alternatives
Tackle problems in the garden with safe remedies, specific for gardening in western Washington.
April 23
Tuesday
MID
May 22
Wednesday
PUY
June 15
Saturday
TAC
June 19
Wednesday
GRA
July 11
Thursday
PAR
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 4
Tuesday
PUY
July 17
Wednesday
GRA
July 20
Saturday
TAC
July 23
Tuesday
MID
September 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.
September 21
Saturday
TAC
September 24
Tuesday
MID
October 1
Tuesday
PUY
October 10
Thursday
PAR
November 6
Wednesday
GRA
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