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UW Botanic Gardens Class: Landscape for Life – Sustainable Home Gardening; Apr 13, 20 & 27

WHERE: UW Botanic Gardens – Center for Urban Horticulture, Douglas Classroom
3501 NE 41st St
Seattle, WA 98105

DESCRIPTION:
3 Wednesday Evenings, April 13-27th, 6-9pm

Are you a homeowner who wants to create and maintain your own healthy, sustainable landscape? Through instructor-led presentations, class discussions, and activities, you will deepen your understanding of how to get the most out of water in your garden, how to build healthy soils with minimal outside inputs, how to use native and climate-adapted plants for the Pacific Northwest, and how to find the most environmentally-friendly landscape materials. Students will analyze their own home landscape focusing on soils, water, plants, and use of materials. Landscape for LifeTM was developed by the US Botanical Garden and Ladybird Johnson Wildflower Center to the University of Texas in Austin.
Photo Courtesy of Landscape for Life

Cost: $125

Register Online or call 206-685-8033

Instructor Barbara DeCaro is a horticulturist working for Seattle Parks and Recreation, where she develops best practices for managing public landscapes and provides training programs in landscape management for staff. She is a certified Instructor for Landscape for LifeTM and also develops teaching materials and provides instruction for the landscape industry in the ecoPRO – Sustainable Landscape Professional Program. Barbara is a lifelong gardener and lifelong learner, with over 40 years working in public gardens and landscapes.

CAMPUS ROOM: Douglas Classroom

PRESENTER: Barbara DeCaro, horticulturist and certified Landscape for Life Instructor

CONTACT INFORMATION: urbhort@uw.edu or 206.685.8033

TICKET LINK: apps.sefs.uw.edu…

LINK: depts.washington.edu…