Classes & Events


 
MASON BEE CLASS 
Sunday 2/4 @  11:00- 12:30
Learn about the lifecycle of a solitary bee and how to host mason bees and leafcutter bees in your backyard with biologist Olivia Shangrow.  She will share information about their role in the agricultural industry and the importance of wild bees in our ecosystems.   Mason Bees will also be available to rent in March!
 
SUSTAINABLE GARDENING – A Better Way to Beautiful
Saturday 2/17 @ 10:00

It’s possible! Enjoy easy-care plants, fewer weeds, and less watering, without all the chemicals – a healthier garden! Learn successful techniques and practical tips for transitioning your garden to a sustainable one. Discover how to select plants that will thrive for you.  Peggy Campbell, Horticulturist 

MINI MAKERS –  Succulent Dish Garden Workshop
Saturday 2/24 @ 1:00

Create your own miniature succulent garden!  Bring a container or purchase one our  glass, wood or clay containers. $15 for three mini-plants, soil, rocks, moss.  (Other mini-garden accessories are also available for purchase.)

REGISTER BY 2/20.   Limit 10.

ORGANIC LAWN CARE

Saturday 3/10 @ 10:00
Get every question you have ever had about lawns answered at this class! Our organic turf expert will share the best  products and techniques for an easy-care lush lawn –  organically!  Michael Schafer, Hendrikus Organics
 
WIN THE WAR ON WEEDS
Saturday 3/17 @ 10:00
Learn tips, techniques and planting plans to keep control of invasive and pesky weeds without harming the delicate eco-system of your garden in this great Cascade Gardener class.   Marianne Binetti,  Radio host, author, and columnist.
 
 
GARDENING IN DRY SHADE
Saturday 3/24 @ 10:oo
Learn how to garden under cedar and fir trees and cope with the roots of big leaf maples. This inspirational Cascade Gardener class will have you loving the dry shade areas of your garden as you learn about the native and new plant material that thrive amidst tree roots and other dry and shaded sites . Includes dirt-cheap ways to improve your soil and keep down weeds and how to propagate and grow your own plants for problem areas.  Marianne Binetti, Radio host, author, and columnist.
  
MASON BEE PICK UP
Saturday 3/31 @  10:00 – 3:00