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!
Classes will be offered ONLINE. Please see below for details and be sure to register for the class. Zoom links will be sent via email closer to class dates/times.
|Sumner (SUM)||Sumner Library||1116 Fryar Ave||6pm-8pm|
|Parkland (PAR)||Parkland Library||13718 Pacific Ave S||6pm-8pm|
|Graham (GRA)||Graham Library||9202 224th St E||6pm-8pm|
|Tacoma (TAC)||Metro Parks Tacoma||4702 S 19th St||10am-12pm|
Start your vegetables from seed! Save money, impress your friends and grow plants you won’t find at the nursery.
To Access the Zoom Link: Click Here
|CANCELLED: March 18||Wednesday||GRA-|
|CANCELLED: March 21||Saturday||TAC|
|May 5||Tuesday||ONLINE @ 6pm|
Learn about perennial food production with tips for planting and maintaining fruit and nut trees and shrubs.
To access the Zoom link: Click Here
|CANCELLED: March 12||Thursday||PAR|
|May 16||Saturday||ONLINE @ 10am|
Prepare your garden soil for planting vegetables with a variety of soil amendments available in Pierce County.
|April 18||Saturday||ONLINE @ 10am|
|June 11||Thursday||ONLINE @ 6pm|
Learn what grows well in the Pacific Northwest, how to water, tips for weeding and more.
|CANCELLED: April 15||Wednesday||GRA|
|May 14||Thursday||ONLINE @ 6pm|
|June 20||Saturday||ONLINE @ 10am|
|July 7||Tuesday||ONLINE @ 6pm|
Tackle problems in the garden with safe remedies, specific for gardening in western Washington.
|April 21||Wednesday||ONLINE @ 6pm|
|June 17||Wednesday||ONINE @ 6pm|
|July 9||Thursday||ONLINE @ 6pm|
Learn how to use your garden’s organic waste to improve your soil, and prepare your garden for winter.
Plant now to harvest fresh food this fall and winter! Learn when to plant and how to care for plants over the winter.
|June 2||Tuesday||ONLINE @ 6pm |
Click Here to Access the Zoom class
|July 15||Wednesday||ONLINE @ 6pm|
|July 18||Saturday||ONLINE @ 12pm|
Just a balcony to work with? No problem! Learn how to grow food in containers of all sizes.
|CANCELLED: April 7||Tuesday||SUM|
|April 9||Thursday||ONLINE @ 6pm|
|May 20||Wednesday||ONLINE @ 6pm|
At your first Edible Gardens class you’ll be given Passport along with a schedule of all Edible Gardens classes throughout the year. Each class attended will get you 1 stamp and therefore 1 entry for the Grand Prize! Bring your passport to each workshop you attend and retrieve a stamp at the end of the class. The more classes you come to, the more stamps you earn, and the higher your chance at a prize.
Automatic: If you collect all 8 stamps, you automatically win a Harvest Pierce County tote with goodies and you will have 8 entries for the Grand Prize.
Grand Prizes: THREE Grand Prize winners will be chosen, each winner can choose between the following prizes: food waste composting starter kit with 1lb of worms and instructions, one box of food from the FP Farm Co-op, or a salad basket starter kit with a planter, Tagro potting soil, and seeds.
One Grand Prize per person. Stamps must be obtained in class, at a time of the class, one per person and match master key. Entry may not be duplicated. Separate rules for Spanish Radio Podcast listeners, see https://vradiouniversal.com/ for live radio entry.
Fill in your contact information and enter stamped passport into the drawing using one of three options: