WSU Whatcom County Extension

Community Horticulture

WSU Whatcom County Extension        

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Sustainable Landscaping

GARDENING GREEN

FREE Sustainable Landscaping Class

Class: April 24 - May 10, 2017 • Mon & Wed, 9-2pm

INFO Sheet (pdf)

 

WSU Extension is committed to sustainable landscaping through environmentally sound practices. A healthy landscape requires much more than simply spraying pests. It demands knowledge of your plants' cultural needs and the proper diagnosis of problems. We can help you make your home garden the best it can be.

- Gardening Green Class are taught by Master Gardeners
- Diagnose plant problems
- Find environmentally sound management options
- Choose appropriate plants for trouble-free landscapes
- Learn organic vegetable gardening techniques
- Improve soil fertility and utilize organic wastes by composting
- Integrated Pest Management
- Preserve water quantity and quality through wise management


Upcoming Events:

PLANT ID STUDY GROUP CHANGES DATE

The next Plant ID Study Group new date: We will meet Thursday, June 29th (not June 22) at walk at Lake Padden Park.

Start time is 9:00 a.m. and ends at 11:00 a.m.

Take the second entrance to the lake. We will meet at the picnic area near the end of the road. Here is a map.

...Wear clothing for cool mornings and the moist trails where we will be walking. Bring a book, if you have one, for NW native plants. Pojar and McKinnon is a good one. This study group counts for MG education time. For questions, don't 'Reply' to the lyris site. You can email or call Karen Gilliam at jkgilliam@gmail.com (384-4562) or Louise Granger at rutroad@gmail.com (739-2468 cell).

MG Foundation General Meeting
NOTE: No meetings during summer months
Garden Tours Only

Foundation Webpage

Monthly Plant Study Group
Location: Cordata Food Cooperative upstairs meeting room
Time: 9am-11am
Contact: Karen Gilliam

Special Links:
Community Gardens Map (link)
Hovander Demonstration Gardens Brochure (pdf)
List of CFG Partner Gardens (pdf)
Garden Directory (pdf)

Current Issue:


Weeder's Digest

 


Hovander Demonstration Gardens Brochure
 (pdf)

 

 

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WSU Whatcom County Extension • 1000 N. Forest St., Bellingham, WA 98225 • (360) 778-5800 • whatcom@wsu.edu