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Free Savvy Gardener classes to be held at 21 Acres

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

The Saving Water Partnership and Cascade Water Alliance have partnered with 21 Acres to bring three more free Savvy Gardener Classes to our community this fall.  21 Acres is a new venue for these classes and we know you will enjoy getting to see this great facility and learn more about 21 Acres and all they have to offer.

Fall Gardening for Spring Beauty Next Year will be held on Wednesday, September 19, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. and will be taught by Ladd Smith, owner of In Harmony Sustainable Landscapes.

Take advantage of cool weather, great plant sales and lots of leaves. Fall gardening provides a head start to next year’s garden successes.  Learn the key steps to put your garden to rest for the winter months. Discover how these tasks can reduce next year’s weeding and watering while helping your plants thrive even more in spring and summer.

Wonderful Plants for Winter Color will be held on Saturday, September 29,  from 10 – 11:30 a.m. and will be taught by Susie Egan, owner of Cottage Lake Gardens and a Master Gardener.

Learn about the trees, shrubs and perennials that will add evergreen foliage, eye catching bark, bright berries and fragrant flowers to your garden. Egan, will present a colorful slide show of all these plants which she grows at Cottage Lake Gardens.

Sustainable Garden Design will be held on Wednesday, October 17, from 6:30 – 8 p.m. and will be taught by Jessi Bloom, owner of NW Bloom Ecological Landscapes.

From low-maintenance, beautiful plants to delicious edibles, this class will cover strategies to create a thriving garden.

Learn how to work with your yard’s light, soil and water to create a healthy, nourished landscape.  You’ll also discover strategies that allow you to have a pesticide-free garden that is safe for families and pets.  Award-winning landscape designer and horticulturist, Jessi Bloom is a Timber Press author.

To register for these free classes, go to 21 Acres website class list at www.21acres.org/school/index_html.

Scroll down to the class and click on the link to register.  This will take you to the Brown Paper Tickets registration for that class.  If you have questions, please call Debbie Rannfeldt at Woodinville Water District, a Saving Water Partnership member, at (425) 487-4102 or call 21 Acres at (425) 481-1500.

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