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) and Pierce County Planning and Public Works. 

All classes are FREE. Be sure to register to reserve your spot!

2021 Online Classes 

Classes will be offered ONLINEPlease see below for details and be sure to register for the class. Zoom links will be sent via a confirmation email after you register for your class.

Each class will occur on a Saturday morning from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM Pacific time beginning March 20, 2021 through July 17,2021.

For any questions please contact Kalicia Bean at kaliciab@piercecd.org or 253-208-8527

Fruit Trees in the Pacific Northwest

Learn about perennial food production with tips for planting and maintaining fruit and nut trees and shrubs.

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March 20thSaturday10:00 AM Pacific Time

Garden Planning & Seed Starting

Start your vegetables from seed! Save money, impress your friends and grow plants you won’t find at the nursery.

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March 27thSaturday10:00 AM Pacific 

Handouts

Garden Soil 101

Prepare your garden soil for planting vegetables with a variety of soil amendments available in Pierce County.

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April 3rd Saturday10:00 AM Pacific 

Handouts

Your Summer Garden: Planting, Watering Weeding

Learn what grows well in the Pacific Northwest, how to water, tips for weeding and more.

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April 10thSaturday10:00 AM Pacific

Handouts

Bugs, Diseases, & Non-Toxic Alternatives

Tackle problems in the garden with safe remedies, specific for gardening in western Washington.

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April 17thSaturday10:00 AM Pacific

Handouts

Container Gardening

Just a balcony to work with? No problem! Learn how to grow food in containers of all sizes.

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April 24thSaturday10:00 AM Pacific

Handouts

Fall & 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.

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July 10thSaturday10:00 AM Pacific

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Composting Basics and Putting your Garden to Bed

Learn how to use your garden’s organic waste to improve your soil, and prepare your garden for winter.

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July 17thSaturday10:00 AM Pacific 

Handouts