Saturday, July 27, 2013, 9:30am – 2pm UW Botanic Gardens, Center for Urban Horticulture, Douglas Classroom 3501 NE 41st, Seattle, WA 98195 Want to stop your yard from being swallowed up by unsightly ivy? Tired of being scratched by thorny blackberries? Join this workshop to jump start your backyard restoration efforts. Learn the common invasive species in Seattle, how to remove and dispose of them, and how to keep them from coming back. We will also touch on good plants to replace invasive species with and how to work safely on steep slopes. Instructor: Rodney Pond Fee: $50; $60 after July 20 Register online or call (206) 685-8033 to register over the phone. For more information: University of Washington Botanic Gardens Website.