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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.


September 2018 Workshops


Plants for Winter Harvest + Cover Crops/Mulch

Saturday, September 15, 10:30 AM


Harvesting and Preserving Squash Varieties
Saturday, September 22, 10:30 AM


Electric Vehicles: Why Now; What to Know - NEW INCENTIVES
Saturday, September 22, 1:30 PM


CANCELED-Solatube Daylight Advantages & DIY Install

Saturday, September 29, 10:30 AM
Due to low registration numbers, this workshop has been canceled.


October 2018 Workshops


Heat Pumps: Heating/AC, Water Heaters, Smart Thermostats
Saturday, October 06, 10:30 AM


Healthy Houseplants: Choices and Care
Saturday, October 13, 10:30 AM

DIY Energy Audits & Simple Solutions
Saturday, October 20, 10:30 AM


Rain Barrels: How to Make & Maintain - FULL, repeats at 3 PM
Sunday, October 21, 1:30 PM


Rain Barrels: How to Make & Maintain - ADDED
Sunday, October 21, 3:00 PM


Pruning and Care of Landscape Trees
Saturday, October 27, 10:30 AM

November 2018 Workshops


Pruning and Care of Fruit Trees
Saturday, November 03, 10:30 AM


Plan for February: Fruit Trees and Mason Bees
Saturday, November 03, 1:30 PM


Correction: No Workshop - EnviroTalk Error

Sunday, Nov 4, 2018 10:30 AM

Holiday Wreath Making Demonstration: How-To
Saturday, November 10, 10:30 AM


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EnviroHouse at Tacoma Recovery & Transfer Center (formerly Tacoma Landfill)

3510 S. Mullen St.

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


Driving Directions