By Kate Halstead, WSU Extension
EVERETT, Wash. – Planning a food garden with less work is the focus of a class at 7-9:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 19, at the Washington State University Snohomish County Extension Cougar Auditorium and Evergreen Room, 600 128th St. SE, Everett, inside McCollum Park.
This is the second in the 2014-15 Growing Groceries series. With an overall focus on limited space and resources, the series pairs speakers with topics to teach beginners and long-time gardeners more about growing food using healthy and sustainable practices. See http://ext100.wsu.edu/snohomish/growing-groceries/ for upcoming classes in the series.
Cost is $25 per person per class; any five classes for $100 or take all 10 for $175. Register online at http://GrowingGroceries.BrownPaperTickets.com. For more information about all classes in the series or to download a form for mail-in registration, visit http://snohomish.wsu.edu/growing-groceries.
Diane Decker-Ihle, master gardener and Growing Groceries mentor and instructor, will discuss and demonstrate design elements and growing techniques for a healthier, more productive food garden with less maintenance. Marilee Schneider, master gardener and manager of the JVM Community Garden in Monroe, will lead an activity to help participants get a jump on planning their 2015 gardens.