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2021 Free Home and Garden Workshops

See below for upcoming dates and registration links.


The EnviroHouse remains closed to visitors until further notice. EnviroHouse Workshops are being offered in a virtual format. Onsite activities will resume when indoor gatherings in small spaces are authorized and safe for community members. Please check the “What’s Going On” section of the City website for up-to-date information on the City’s response to COVID-19.


EnviroHouse Workshops Continue in a Virtual Format!

Zoom webinars are free and easy to join on your computer (you don’t need to download Zoom).  You can also phone in to hear audio presentations and request handouts to be emailed to you. See below for a list of upcoming virtual workshops, links to register, and recordings of past virtual workshops. 


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


Upcoming 2021 Workshop Webinars – Click Title to Register

Please check back often as workshops are frequently updated.


Saturday, May 8, 10:30 AM

Preserve Fresh Food by Freezing


Wednesday, May 12, 4:30 PM 

Soil Health, Climate Change and You


Saturday, May 15, 10:30 AM

Native Plants to Enhance Your Habitat


Saturday, May 22, 10:30 AM

Herbs to Grow, Use and Preserve 


June Webinars to be added soon.


2021 Past Workshop Webinar Recordings

Tacoma Tool Library: Your DIY Best Friend, May 1, 2021 (links coming soon) 

Gear up for Bike Month with 2nd Cycle, April 30, 2021 (links coming soon)

Create a Bird & Pollinator Friendly Garden, April 28, 2021 (links coming soon)

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


Other Garden Resources

Pierce County Edible Gardens Virtual Workshop Series

WSU Ext. Pierce County Master Gardeners



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