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Workshops

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 2018 Workshops

 

Native Plants to Enhance your Habitat
Saturday, April 14, 10:30 AM

  

Summer Food Garden Plants & Tips
Saturday, April 21, 10:30 AM

Attracting Native Wildlife to Your Yard - CANCELLED; Low registration
Saturday, April 21, 1:30 PM

Residential Rain Gardens: Plan, Prep, Plant, Maintain
Saturday, April 28, 10:30 AM

 

Native Plants to Enhance Your Habitat – ADDED, new session

Saturday, April 28, 1:30 PM


 

May 2018 Workshops


Yard Waste & Worm Bin Composting 
Saturday, May 12, 10:30 AM

 

Solar Power: How it can work for you – ADDED, new session
Saturday, May 12, 1:30 PM 

Go Green for Safe Cleaning
Saturday, May 19, 10:30 AM

 

Electric Vehicles: Why Now; What to Know – Please note schedule change
Saturday, May 19, 1:30 PM  

Rain Barrels: How to Make & Maintain
Sunday, May 20, 1:30 PM

 

Rain Barrels: How to Make and Maintain
Sunday, May 20, 3:00 PM  

 

June 2018 Workshops

 

Design a Sustainable Landscape 
Saturday, June 2, 10:30 AM

 

Heat Pumps: Heating/Cooling, Smart Thermostats
Saturday, June 09, 10:30 AM 

 

Common Garden Problems & Solutions
Saturday, June 16, 10:30 AM

 

Electric Vehicles: Why Now; What to Know – DATE CHANGED
See May 19, 1:30 PM (rebates expire 5/31)

 

Build Green, Build Small Part 1 (Site Characteristics)
Saturday, June 23, 1:30 PM

 

Build Green, Build Small Part 2 (Building Structure & Materials)
Saturday, June 30, 10:30 AM

 

July 2018 Workshops

 

Weeds, Pests & Non-toxic Solutions
Saturday, July 07, 10:30 AM 

 

Yard Waste & Worm Bin Composting
Saturday, July 14, 10:30 AM 

 

Preserving Your Harvest Year Round
Saturday, July 21, 10:30 AM

Saturday, July 28, 10:30 AM 
  

August 2018 Workshops

 

Saturday, August 04, 10:30 AM 

 

Please Note: Additional August workshops to be added soon. Please check back.


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Location  

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.

Questions

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

 

Location

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

 

Driving Directions