Feb. 15: Gardener talks about growing heirloom vegetables

By Kate Ryan, WSU Extension

EVERETT, Wash. – The origins of heirloom vegetables, how to grow them and a seed swap will be part of a presentation by author and garden blogger Bill Thorness at 7-9:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 15, in the Washington State University Snohomish County Extension Cougar Auditorium in McCollum Park, 600 128th St. SE, Everett.

Thorness’ writing includes the book, “Edible Heirlooms: Heritage Vegetables for the Maritime Garden,” and the blog http://CoolSeasonGardener.com. Copies of his books will be for sale after the talk.

The presentation is part of the WSU Extension Growing Groceries program. Cost is $20 and pre-paid registration is required. Register online at http://GrowingGroceries.eventbrite.com.

For more information, contact Kate Ryan, WSU Extension, at 425-357-6024 or kate.ryan@wsu.edu.


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