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2022 Free Home and Garden Workshops

See below for upcoming dates and registration links.


The EnviroHouse remains closed to visitors until further notice. Onsite activities will resume when indoor gatherings in small spaces are authorized and safe for community members. Please check back for updated information.


EnviroHouse Workshops Continue in a Virtual Format!

Zoom webinars are free and easy to join on your computer. You can also phone in to hear audio presentations. Register below for upcoming webinars. Use links to view recordings of past virtual workshops. 


Check out  EnviroHouse How-To Videos and other local garden resources at the bottom of this page.

Questions: For more information on webinars or the EnviroHouse, email ehouse@cityoftacoma.org or call (253) 341-2331.

Upcoming 2022 Webinars - Click link to register.

Please check back as workshops are frequently updated.

Rain Gardens: Plan, Prep, Plant, Maintain           

Saturday, May 7, 10:30 AM


How to Make a Rain Barrel  
Saturday, May 14, 10:30 AM


Pollinator Gardens for Beauty and Beneficials

Saturday, May 21, 10:30 AM


Be Cool! Home Cooling Solutions with Heat Pump Systems

Saturday, June 4, 10:30 AM 


Weeds, Pests and Non-toxic Solutions

Saturday, June 18, 10:30 AM

EnviroHouse How-To Videos on YouTube

2022 Past Workshop Webinar Recordings

Herbs to Grow, Use and Preserve, April 30, 2022

Worm Bin Composting, April 23, 2002 

Native Plants to Enhance Your Habitat, April 9, 2022 

Spring Gardens, Prep, Plant, Grow, March 26, 2022 

Yard Waste Composting, March 19, 2022

Chickens and Ducks: Build a Secure Coop and Run, March 12, 2022

City Chickens and Ducks: Getting Started, March 12, 2022

Heat Pumps Systems: Heat-A/C, Water Heaters, March 5, 2022 

Fruit Tree Selection and Care, February 26, 2022

Mason Bees: SO Easy and SO Productive! February 12, 2022

Pruning Landscape Trees, February 5, 2022

Pruning Fruit Trees, January 29, 2022

2021 Past Workshop Webinar Recordings

Mason Bees–SO Easy and SO Productive! November 6, 2021

Pruning Fruit Trees, October 30, 2021

Pruning Landscape Trees, October 23, 2021

Heat Pumps Systems: Heating, Cooling, Water Heaters, October 9, 2021

Electric Vehicles: Ever Better! What’s New, September 29, 2021

Rain Gardens: Plan, Prep, Plant, Maintain, September 25, 2021 

Winter Food Gardens: Prep, Plants, Cover Crops, September 18, 2021

Pickling Cucumbers and Vegetables, July 24, 2021

Electric Vehicles: Ever Better! What’s New, July 21, 2021

Worm Bin Composting, July 13, 2021

Be Cool! Heat Pump Cooling & Heating, June 26, 2021

Weeds, Pests & Non-toxic Solutions, June 19, 2021

Herbs to Grow, Use and Preserve, May 22, 2021

Native Plants to Enhance Your Habitat, May 15, 2021

Soil Health, Climate Change and You, May 12, 2021

Preserve Fresh Food by Freezing, May 8, 2021

Tacoma Tool Library: Your DIY Best Friend, May 1, 2021  

Gear up for Bike Month with 2nd Cycle, April 30, 2021

Create a Bird & Pollinator Friendly Garden, April 28, 2021 

Sustainable Fashion: A Conversation, April 21, 2021

How to be a Conscious Consumer, April 15, 2021 

Electric Vehicles: Ever Better! What’s New, April 13, 2021

Spring Gardens: Plan, Plant, Maintain, April 3, 2021 

Heat Pump Systems: Heating/Cooling & Water Heaters, March 27, 2021

Yard Waste Composting, March 20, 2021

Chickens: Build a Secure Coop and Run, March 13, 2021

Raising Chickens and Ducks, March 13, 2021

Recycle Right: Know What Goes Where and Why, March 6, 2021

Pruning Landscape Trees, February 27, 2021  

Fruit Tree Selection & Care, February 6, 2021

Mason Bees - SO Easy SO Productive, February 6, 2021

Pruning & Care of Fruit Trees, January 30, 2021

2020 Past Workshop Webinar Recordings

Electric Vehicles: Why Now, What to Know, November 18, 2020

Pruning & Care of Fruit Trees, November 4, 2020

Pruning Landscape Trees, October 20, 2020

Efficient Home Heating Options, October 14, 2020

Enhance Your Home with Shade Trees, September 23, 2020

Electric Vehicles: Why Now, What to Know, September 10, 2020

Whole Home Heating & Cooling, July 16, 2020 

Garden Herbs - Plant to Use and Preserve, July 1, 2020  

Waterwise Natural Yard Care - Thursday, June 25, 2020

Electric Vehicles: Why Now, What to Know - May 20, 2020


Check Out the EnviroHouse How-To Videos on YouTube

The EnviroHouse How To videos give step-by-step instructions on DIY sustainable projects you can do around the house. Visit youtube.com/cityoftacoma to view them all. 

Other Garden Resources

Pierce County Edible Gardens Virtual Workshop Series

WSU Ext. Pierce County Master Gardeners



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