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From the Ground and Up
Franklin Pierce High School
Tacoma, WA
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From the Ground and Up
Educational summer workshop for Master Gardeners, home gardeners and garden enthusiasts, Saturday, June 24, 2017 from 8:00 am to 3:30 pm.  Choose your path for the day from 12 morning classroom sessions and 6 afternoon hands-on sessions.  

Check our website for more details https://extension.wsu.edu, click on "Events and Workshops",
After you pay, you will receive a confirmation of your payment, and a link to follow to select a workshop from each of the 3 sessions. Please write down the names of the sessions for which you registered and what you ordered for lunch.  That information will also be available at registration.

Registration will begin at 8:00 am promptly.  After registering you can browse the book sale and enjoy coffee, tea, and some snacks.  There is a policy of no refunds.

NOTE: The following workshops are filled: Scott Vergara, "Drought Tolerance-What Does This Mean?" and Sean Tait:  How Trees Communicate-Language of Trees." Diana Wisen, "Flowering Shrubs With Scents". Cyndi Stuart, "Herb Gardening with Herbs"
Registration for lunches only will close on 6/17/2019.

8:00-8:35- Registration
8:35-9:40: Keynote Speaker:  Sue Goetz, "Landscape Design-Before
          and After"
9:40-9:50-  Break and Book Sales in The Commons
          Scott Vergara, "Drought Tolerant
           Diana Wisen,   "Poisonous Plants" Many very popular
                          plants are poisonous.  Do you know
                           which ones?  Some are of more
                          concern then others.  Learn which
                          ones to avoid if you have pets and
                           kids who like to much in your garden
           Kevin Zobrist, "How are Drought, Insects, and
                           Disease Affecting our Trees?"
           Gardening, Gardening with Herbs"
Taylor Fairbrother, "Mycorrhizae-Magnificent
           Lisa Taylor, "Make Your Bed, Then Grow in It"
           This session is filled. Cyndi Stuart,"Herb
10:50-11:00-Break and Book Sales in The Commons
11:00-12:00-Scott Vergara, "Aquatic Container Gardening and
           Diana Wisen, "Flowering Shrubs with Scents"
           Kathleen DeMaria, "Latin for Gardeners"
           Lisa Taylor, "Tasty Heirlooms:  Amazing Vegetables
                         You Simply Must Grow!"
           Organic Seed Alliance, "Saving Seeds"
12:00-12:30-Lunch Break in Cafeteria, an optional lunch can be
                         ordered for an additional $11.50; Book
                         Sales in The Commons"
12:30-1:45 -Merrill Peterson, "Insects in Decline", Author of
                             "PNW Insects-Field Guide"
1:45-2:15-  Break, Move to the Farm for some sessions, Book
           Sales in the Commons"
2:15-3:30-  Scott Vergara-Walk-"Landscape Critique"
           Carolyn Doherty and the PCMG Propagation Group-
                      "Attracting Pollinators to the Garden"
           Jim Kropf, Weed Walk
           Taylor Fairbrother-"Inoculation-Growing Your Own
           Lisa Taylor-"Garden Naturalist Walk About and
           Organic Seed Alliance-"Hands on Seed Saving"


Franklin Pierce High School (View)
11002 18th Avenue East
Tacoma, WA 98445
United States


Education > Workshops

Kid Friendly: No
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!


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