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Sustainable Ballard Edible Garden Tour

Event Date: 
06/29/2013 - 10:00am - 3:00pm
Event Location: 
Buy your ticket/map at the parking lot west of Trinity United Methodist Church
6512 23rd Ave NW
Seattle, WA 98107
United States

Title: 5th Annual Ballard Edible Garden Tour
Who: Sustainable Ballard invites you to a self-guided walking / biking tour of food gardens in the central area of Ballard.
What: Be inspired! Check out your neighbors’ gardens. This walking or biking tour provides examples of creative uses of parking strips, containers, raised beds, chicken coops, fruit trees, berries, bees and more! Meet the gardeners and ask questions. The tour includes a dozen gardens to explore within walking distance of Trinity United Methodist Church and Salmon Bay School.
Be entered into a Raffle of gardening books, supplies & Fiskars tools.
Get your gardening questions answered by local NW gardening authors.
When: Saturday June 29, 2013, 10am - 3pm.
Where: Buy your ticket/map at the parking lot west of Trinity United Methodist Church, 6512 23rd Ave NW, on the day of the tour.
Cost: $10 (kids are free) supports Sustainable Ballard's community projects.
More info: Visit www.sustainableballard.org

Contact Paula Jenson ([email protected]) if you would like to volunteer or have a garden you would like to be included in the tour.

Location

Buy your ticket/map at the parking lot west of Trinity United Methodist Church
6512 23rd Ave NW
Seattle, WA 98107
United States

Hot Composting Workshop

Event Date: 
09/29/2012 - 10:30am - 5:00pm
Event Location: 
Songaia's Community Garden
22401 39th Ave SE
Bothell, WA 98021
United States

Come to Songaia's Garden & learn how to properly build your own hot compost pile! We will build one together during class. You will have everything you need at the end of our workshop. You will learn:

* To begin hot composting your kitchen scraps & yard waste, while turning them into a rich, healthy amendment for your garden, soil & potted plants
* To organically suppress disease & increase plant vitality
* To reduce water use while increasing garden yield

Location

Songaia's Community Garden
22401 39th Ave SE
Bothell, WA 98021
United States

Urban Forest Symposium - Plant Amnesty & UW Botanic Gardens

Event Date: 
05/14/2012 - 9:00am - 4:00pm
Event Location: 
Center for Urban Horticulture
3501 NE 41st Street
Seattle, WA 98105
United States
Phone: 206-685-8033

4th Annual Urban Forest Symposium: Mobilizing volunteers
Presented by Plant Amnesty & UW Botanic Gardens
Keynote Address by Andy Lipkis, founder of TreePeople, Los Angeles

Location

Center for Urban Horticulture
3501 NE 41st Street
Seattle, WA 98105
United States
Phone: 206-685-8033

Lichens in Our Midst

Event Date: 
05/10/2012 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Event Location: 
Hitchock Hall, UW Main Campus
246 Hitchcock
Seattle, WA 98105
United States
Phone: 206-685-8033

This class is held Thursdays, May 10 & May 17, 6-9pm
Instructor: Dr. Katherine Glew
Lichens are major components of terrestrial ecosystems. This course will provide an opportunity to learn the most frequently found lichens in our urban Puget Sound area and major taxonomic groups.

Cost: $80 Early Bird Discount; $90 after April 30

For more information or to register www.uwbotanicgardens.org
or call 206-685-8033

Location

Hitchock Hall, UW Main Campus
246 Hitchcock
Seattle, WA 98105
United States
Phone: 206-685-8033

Bryophyte Basics: mosses, of the Pacific NW - April 23-April 30

Event Date: 
04/23/2012 - 7:00pm - 9:30pm
Event Location: 
Center for Urban Horticulture
3501 NE 41st Street
Seattle, WA 98105
United States
Phone: 206-685-8033

Instructor: Shelley Evans
Bryophyte Basics: An introduction to the mosses, liverworts & hornworts of the Pacific NW

Through this series of workshops, you will be introduced to the basic biology, morphology, and terminology required to begin identifying bryophytes. We will review the differences between the three major bryophyte groups: the mosses, the liverworts, and the hornworts.

This two-series class meets Mondays, April 23 – April 30, 7:00 – 9:30pm
Cost: $75 Early Bird Discount; $85 after April 13

For more information or to register www.uwbotanicgardens.org

Location

Center for Urban Horticulture
3501 NE 41st Street
Seattle, WA 98105
United States
Phone: 206-685-8033
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