The WSU Snohomish County Extension Growing Groceries Education Series brings together beginning and experienced gardeners with speakers and topics focused on growing healthy food using sustainable gardening practices. Join us starting October 17, 2018 for the first class in the Growing Groceries Education Series, classes designed to help you learn how to grow your own food. With an overall focus on limited space and resources, this series of speakers and topics will help beginners as well as long time gardeners learn more about growing food using healthy and sustainable practices. All classes take place on Wednesday evenings from 7:00pm – 9:30pm at WSU Snohomish County Extension’s Cougar Auditorium, 600 128th St SE Everett, WA inside McCollum Park.
Healthy Soil = Healthy Plants #1 - Oct. 17 Proper soil & fertility management, soil testing Healthy Soil = Healthy Plants #2 - Nov. 7 Interpreting soil tests; making & using compost Weeding, Watering, Crop Rotation, Succession - Jan. 16 Improve crop health, save time, harvest more Vegetables A-Z #1 - Jan. 30 Onion, broccoli, & beet families; how to grow, varieties Small Fruits, Big Harvests - Feb. 13 Strawberries, cane berries, blueberries, other small fruit Vegetables A-Z #2 - Feb. 27 Pea/bean, carrot, & lettuce; how to grow, varieties Good Bugs, Bad Bugs, & Pollinators - Mar. 20 Learn who’s who and how to attract the good guys Seed Starting & Raising Transplants - Mar. 27 Save money and raise the varieties that do best here Vegetables A-Z #3 - Apr. 3 Squash/cucumbers/melons/corn; how to grow, varieties Vegetables A-Z #4 - Apr. 10 Tomato/potato/pepper family; how to grow, varieties