Oct. 19: Series starts on growing your own groceries

grow-groceries-detailEVERETT, Wash. – Growing your own healthy, sustainable food – whether on an apartment deck or on many acres – is the focus of the 10-class Growing Groceries series that starts Oct. 19 at the Washington State University Snohomish County Extension Cougar Auditorium, 600 128th St. SE, Everett, inside McCollum Park.

Speakers and topics will benefit beginners as well as long-time gardeners. Cost is $20 per person per class, or take all 10 for $175. Register online at http://GrowingGroceries.Eventbrite.com or download a form for mail-in registration at http://snohomish.wsu.edu/growing-groceries.

grow-groceries-webFor more information and class details, contact Kate Ryan at 425-357-6024 or kate.ryan@wsu.edu.

Classes take place 7-9:30 p.m. on Wednesday. Classes are:

Oct. 19: Healthy Soil = Healthy Plants Part 1
Nov. 16: Healthy Soil = Healthy Plants Part 2
Jan. 18: Planning Your Garden for Success
Feb. 1: Small Fruits, Big Harvests
Feb. 15: Growing Heirloom Vegetables
March 1: Growing Tree Fruit
March 22: Seed Starting & Growing Transplants
March 29: Good Bugs, Bad Bugs & Pollinators
April 12: Weeding and Watering
April 26: Growing Heat Lovers in the Chilly Northwest


Kate Ryan, WSU Snohomish County Extension, 360-794-6081, kate.ryan@wsu.edu