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Free Home and Garden Workshops


Advance registration required.

Click the links below to register for workshops. If you have difficulty registering online or would prefer to register by phone, please contact the EnviroHouse at (253) 573-2426. Registration requests may also be sent via email. Please note the workshop dates and times on your calendar. If your plans change, please call or email to cancel so others on the wait lists can attend.


Workshop Already 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.


April 2017 Workshops

Rain Gardens: Plan, Prep, Plant, Maintain

April 29 at 10:30 AM

May 2017 Workshops

Native Plants to Enhance your Habitat

May 6 at 10:30 AM


Rain Gardens: Plan, Prep, Plant, Maintain - ADDED

May 10 at 6 PM


Yard Waste & Worm Bin Composting

May 13 at 10:30 AM 


Simple Household DIY Repairs & Tools

May 20 at 10:30 AM


Rain Barrels: How to Make & Maintain

May 21 at 1:30 PM


Rain Barrels: How to Make & Maintain

May 21 at 3 PM


June 2017 Workshops

Drip Irrigation Basics: DIY
June 3 at 10:30 AM


Natural Yard Care for a Water-Smart Landscape
June 3 at 1:30 PM

Food Too Good to Waste: Prevention Tips & Tricks
June 10 at 10:30 AM

Herb Gardens for Flavor & Fun
June 17 at 10:30 AM

Ductless Heat Pump & A/C: Advantages & Incentives
June 24 at 10:30 AM


Backyard Chickens: Getting Started
June 24 at 1:30 PM


July 2017 Workshops

Yard Waste & Worm Bin Composting
July 8 at 10:30 AM


Solar Power: How it Can Work for You
July 15 at 10:30 AM

Weeds, Pests, & Non-toxic Solutions
July 22 at 10:30 AM

Go Green for Safe Cleaning
July 29 at 10:30 AM


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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, Parkland, and Orting
WSU Pierce County Master Gardeners 
Tacoma, Puyallup and other Pierce County locations


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Contact EnviroHouse

(253) 573-2426

Email EnviroHouse



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


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