Did you miss Bothell's Natural Yard Care workshops? Check out resources and YouTube recordings from the virtual workshops we held in 2020 and 2021.
Workshop sponsors, presenter, and target audience
City of Bothell and Snohomish Conservation District partnered with Tilth Alliance to offer this year's workshops. The target audience for these workshops included City of Bothell residents whose property is next to North Creek or one of its tributaries. This year's workshops were funded in part by Washington State Department of Ecology.
Thank you to everyone who joined us this year. We hope to see you again for our next series of workshops in spring 2022!
Putting the Right Plant in the Right Place
April 14, 7 – 8:30 p.m.
Living next to a stream or wetland proves to be a unique environment when planning your garden. Join us as we discuss native plants that help attract wildlife, stabilize stream banks, require no chemicals and little maintenance, and provide other benefits to streamside landscapes. This class is aimed at those living along a stream or waterway, but much of the native plant information we’ll cover can be applied to almost any kind of garden in the Pacific Northwest.
Many unique pests and invasive weeds thrive in moist environments, making them even harder to control. Come learn about common problems that can be found along streams and waterways and why ignoring them can lead to bigger problems, including slope erosion and destabilization. We’ll show you different ways to remove and manage these problems without using chemicals.
BEElieve it or not, but bees aren’t the only pollinators. Come learn about more of the common pollinators and other beneficial creatures in the Pacific Northwest and why they are so important to keep around. Many pollinators require special plants and habitat to keep them happy and healthy, so we’ll teach you about the best plant picks to help them thrive. We will also show you how to protect your pollinators by managing common garden problems without using pesticides. Click here to watch a recording of the Attracting Pollinators to Your Garden workshop.
Not sure what you should be doing in your yard during this time of year? Check out this seasonal yard maintenance calendar for tips on how to care for flower and vegetable gardens, trees, shrubs, and lawns throughout the year.
Ask a question
Contact The Garden Hotline, Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., to help answer your questions and give you recommendations for your yard and garden.