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City Fruit: Fruit Tree Biology and Orchard Management

Event Date: 
01/15/2011 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Event Location: 
Phinney Neighborhood Center
6532 Phinney Ave N
Seattle, WA 98103
United States
Phone: 206-762-2553

Understanding the basic systems of a tree–its root, vascular, and photosynthesis/leaf systems—helps you better care for your trees and produce healthier fruit. The class covers basic tree biology and orchard management month by month—when to prune, thin, manage pests, etc. Ingela Wanerstrand, is the owner of Green Darner Garden Design, specializing in edible garden design. Ingela has been pruning fruit trees professionally for 15 years, works with the Friends of Piper’s Orchard and Plant Amnesty, and receives high marks for teaching.

Location

Phinney Neighborhood Center
6532 Phinney Ave N
Seattle, WA 98103
United States
Phone: 206-762-2553

Planting and Caring for Young Fruit Trees

Event Date: 
11/20/2010 - 11:00am - 1:00pm
Event Location: 
Phinney Neighborhood Center
6532 Phinney Ave N
Seattle, WA 98103
United States
Phone: 206-783-2244

Fall is planting time! Plant your tree before the ground gets hard and get a head start on your fruit. By using good planting, watering, and pruning techniques, and learning to recognize problems, you can give young trees the best chance to become healthy and productive. The class covers site selection, fruit tree selection (how large? What type?), where to buy fruit trees, how to plant them and how to care for young trees. Jana Dilley works on the Green Seattle Initiative with the City of Seattle Office of Sustainability and Environment.

Location

Phinney Neighborhood Center
6532 Phinney Ave N
Seattle, WA 98103
United States
Phone: 206-783-2244

Harvesting the Rain

Event Date: 
11/20/2010 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Event Location: 
Good Shepherd Center
4649 Sunnyside Ave. N room 107
Seattle, WA 98103
United States
Phone: 206-633-0451

Harvesting the rain is the cheapest and most sustainable way to water your garden! This class is an overview of the many ways that rain may be stored for use in your vegetable or ornamental home garden. COST: $25 Tilth members, $35 non- Tilth members. Advance registration and payment are required, no walk-ins. For more information and to register, visit: http://seattletilth.org/learn/classes-and-workshops/harvesting-the-rain-1.

Location

Good Shepherd Center
4649 Sunnyside Ave. N room 107
Seattle, WA 98103
United States
Phone: 206-633-0451

Seattle Tilth Class: Putting the Garden to Bed

Event Date: 
11/06/2010 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Event Location: 
Good Shepherd Center
4649 Sunnyside Ave. North
Seattle, WA 98103
United States
Phone: 206-633-0451

Fall is a fantastic time to replenish the soil that has offered you its bounty all year long, so let the Seattle Tilth gardeners show you how a little effort now will pay off big time next spring. COST: $25 Seattle Tilth members, $35 non-members. Advance registration and payment are required. For more information and to register, visit: http://seattletilth.org/learn/classes-and-workshops/putting-the-garden-t....

Location

Good Shepherd Center
4649 Sunnyside Ave. North
Seattle, WA 98103
United States
Phone: 206-633-0451

Seattle Tilth's Kitchen Classes!

Event Date: 
09/21/2010 - 11:20am - 10/23/2010 - 11:20am
Event Location: 
Good Shepherd Center
4649 Sunnyside Avenue N
Seattle, WA 98103
United States
Phone: 206-633-0451

Basic Canning 101 (Good Shepherd Center; 4649 Sunnyside Ave. N., Room 140 (Senior Center)) Sept. 21, 6-8 p.m.

Pickling and Fermentation (Good Shepherd Center; 4649 Sunnyside Ave. N., Room 140 (Senior Center)) Sept. 30, 6-8 p.m.

Basic Canning 101 (Good Shepherd Center; 4649 Sunnyside Ave. N., Room 140 (Senior Center)) Oct. 14, 6-8 p.m.

Pickling and Fermentation (Good Shepherd Center; 4649 Sunnyside Ave. N., Room 140 (Senior Center)) Oct. 21, 6-8 p.m.

City Goats 101 (Good Shepherd Center; 4649 Sunnyside Ave. N., room 202) Oct. 23, 1:30-3:30 p.m.

Location

Good Shepherd Center
4649 Sunnyside Avenue N
Seattle, WA 98103
United States
Phone: 206-633-0451
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