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 Free Home and Garden Workshops


Tacoma and Pierce County residents are invited to participate in free workshops designed to support healthy, sustainable homes and gardens. 


Advance registration required. Schedule is subject to change.


When registering for workshops, please note the date and time on your calendar. Many workshops fill to capacity. If your plans change, as they often do when you register months in advance, please let us know as workshops often have waiting lists of people who want to attend.


January Workshops 

Electric Vehicles: Is One Right for Me?

January 28

1:30 PM


February Workshops

Natural Daylighting: Solatube Info and DIY Install 

February 4

10:30 AM


Organic Fruit Tree Selection and Care

February 11

10:30 AM


Mason Bees: So Easy, So Productive

February 11

1:30 PM


Early Gardens: Berries, Root Stock, Raised Beds

February 18

10:30 AM


Pruning & Care: Fruit Trees & Berry Bushes - NEW

February 18

1:30 PM


Pruning and Care of Landscape Trees

February 25

10:30 AM


March Workshops

Worm Bins and Backyard Composting

March 11

10:30 AM


Backyard Chickens: Getting Started

March 18

10:30 AM


Rain Barrels: How to Make & Maintain

March 19

1:30 PM


Ductless Heat Pump & A/C: Advantages & Incentives  

March 25

10:30 AM



Workshop Already Full?
If a workshop you'd like to take is full, please register for the wait list. You will be notified if there's a cancellation. Some workshops may be repeated if a minimum of ten people are on the wait list.


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EnviroHouse at Tacoma Recovery & Transfer Center (formerly Tacoma Landfill)
3510 South Mullen Street
Tacoma, WA 98409
Driving directions

Visits and Pre-Arranged Tours
The EnviroHouse is open for drop-in visits or pre-arranged tours.

General Public Hours
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, 10 AM - 3 PM, and Saturday and Sunday, 11 AM - 5 PM.


Please call (253) 573-2426 or email the EnviroHouse with questions. 


Other Garden Resources

Pierce County Free Edible Garden Workshops
Tacoma, Lakewood, Puyallup, and Orting
Gallucci Learning Garden
South 14th and G streets
Tacoma, WA
WSU Pierce County Master Gardeners 
Tacoma, Puyallup and other Pierce County locations




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Contact EnviroHouse

(253) 573-2426




Tacoma Recovery & Transfer Center
(formerly Tacoma Landfill)
3510 S. Mullen St.
Tacoma, WA 98409


Driving Directions