2020 Workshops

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This year we partnered with the experts at Tilth Alliance again to offer you a series of online Natural Yard Care workshops! The fall workshops are over, but you can access the recorded versions, presentation slides, and related resources at the links below.

Thank you to everyone who joined this year. We hope to see you again for our next series of workshops in spring 2021!

Design a Healthy Yard


September 30, 2020 


Sometimes we think of spring and summer as the seasons for our gardens to really shine, but fall is the perfect time to plant shrubs and trees. If you’re new to gardening or just want a refresher, this class will teach the basics about how to design a yard, how to choose plants that will thrive in our Pacific Northwest climate, and how to give them a good start in your own garden.  

Click here for a video recording of this workshop, a PDF of the presentation slides, and other related resources. 
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Put Your Garden to Bed


October 7, 2020


Most seasoned gardeners already know that building healthy soil is integral to healthy plants. In this class aimed at gardeners who already have some experience, you’ll learn how to put your edible and ornamental gardens to bed to prepare them for spring. We’ll also teach you how to tidy up your yard in a way that still provides essential habitat to the wildlife that help keep your garden healthy year-round.

Click here for a video recording of this workshop, a PDF of the presentation slides, and other related resources. 
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Fall Yard Maintenance


October 14, 2020

Are you a gardener with an established yard but you just aren’t sure what to prune or how to best maintain it as you head into fall? Come to this class geared towards all levels of gardeners to learn about companion planting, fall maintenance, and pruning in a Northwest Garden. 

Click here for a video recording of this workshop, a PDF of the presentation slides, and other related resources.

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Thanks for joining us!


We look forward to "seeing" you again next year, even if it's not in-person yet. In the meantime, check out some seasonal tips for lawn and garden care.
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