Free gardening class offered for Newcastle residents
April 5, 2012
By Christina Lords
NEW 2:40 p.m. April 5, 2012
Don Marshall, a Lake Washington College Technical instructor and author, will offer a sustainable gardening workshop from 6:30 to 8 p.m April 19 at the Coal Creek Utility District office.
The office is located at 6801 132nd Place S.E. in Newcastle.
The workshop, which is free and offered in coordination with the Saving Water Partnership and Cascade Water Alliance, will teach participants the basic principles of how garden’s soil works as the foundation for a successful yard. The classes aim to help residents create and maintain healthy and eye-catching landscapes in ways that are beneficial for the environment.
The workshop will feature discussions on plant selection, weed management, fertilizing practices and surprise edible plants throughout the yard. Register through Brown Paper Tickets.
Call 1-800-838-3006 for more information.