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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, please contact the EnviroHouse at (253) 573-2426 or email ehouse@cityoftacoma.orgPlease 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.

 

 

February 2020

 

Organic Fruit Trees: Select, Plant, Care

Saturday, February 1, 10:30 AM

 

Mason Bees:  So Easy, So Productive

Saturday, February 1, 10:30 AM

 

Solatube Natural Daylight & DIY Install

Saturday, February 8, 10:30 AM

 

Intro to Household Tools & Fasteners - ADDED

Saturday, February 8, 1:30 PM

 

Early Gardens, raised beds, plants, berries

Saturday, February 15, 10:30 AM

 

Early Gardens, raised beds, plants, berries

Saturday, February 15, 1:30 PM

 

Electric Vehicles: Why Now; What to Know

Saturday, February 22, 10:30 AM

 

Pruning and Care of Landscape Trees

Saturday, February 29, 10:30 AM

 

Pruning & Care of Fruit Trees

Saturday, February 29, 1:30 PM

 

March 2020

 

Yard Waste & Worm Bin Composting

Saturday, March 7, 10:30 AM

 

Green Building Basics: Getting Started

Saturday, March 7, 1:30 PM

 

South Sound Sustainability Expo at the Greater Tacoma Convention Center

Saturday, March 14, 10 AM – 3 PM

 

Heat Pumps: Heating/AC, Water Heaters   

Saturday, March 21, 10:30 AM

 

Rain Barrels: How to Make and Maintain

Sunday, March 22, 1:30 PM

 

Urban Chickens & Ducks: Getting Started

Saturday, March 28, 10:30 AM

 

Chickens: Build a Secure Coop and Run

Saturday, March 28, 1:30 PM

 

April 2020

 

Native Plants to Enhance your Habitat

Saturday, April 4, 10:30 AM

 

Green Building Basics: Sustainability & Design

Saturday, April 4, 1:30 PM

 

Summer Food Garden Plants & Tips

Saturday, April 11, 10:30 AM

 

Garden Herbs: Plant to Use & Preserve

Saturday, April 11, 1:30 PM

 

Sustainable Landscape Design

Saturday, April 18 10:30 AM

 

Landscape with Unique Shrubs & Grasses

Saturday, April 18 1:30 PM

 

Rain Gardens: Plan, Prep, Plant, Maintain

Saturday, April 25 10:30 AM

 

Electric Vehicles: Why Now; What to Know

Saturday, April 25 1:30 PM

 

 

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Location  

EnviroHouse at Tacoma Recovery & Transfer Center (formerly Tacoma Landfill)

3510 S. Mullen Street

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

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, Puyallup, Parkland, Midland and Graham
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