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Three free workshops offered by local experts



Gig Harbor, Wash. April 9, 2013 –The City of Gig Harbor and Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department are presenting a fun, Free and informative “Natural Yard Care” workshop series in May.  Learn how to design and maintain a beautiful landscape the natural way. There will be prizes and snacks offered.


Three workshops will address a variety of yard maintenance issues.  Learn how to have a beautiful yard and what you can do to protect water quality in our community.  The workshops are free, but space is limited so reservations are recommended for the following;


Tuesday May 7th, 6:30-8:30 p.m.   LAWN & GARDEN HEALTH – BUILDING SOIL RESOURCES

Join Anna Thurston, Landscape Horticulture Designer, and improve the growing potential of your soil in your yard and garden.  Bring in a soil sample to test!


Tuesday May 14th, 6:30-8:30 p.m.  NATURE KNOWS BEST IN YOUR LANDSCAPE

Join Bill Peregrine, Landscaper and Designer and learn how to use nature’s way to improve and add beauty to your landscape!


Tuesday May 21st, 6:30-8:30 p.m. NATIVE PLANT LANDSCAPEING

Join Dana Bressette, Urban Horticulturist to learn how to add beautiful, low maintenance “native plants” to your landscape.  The right plant in the right place.


Workshops will be held at the Gig Harbor Civic Center, 3510 Grandview Street, Gig Harbor WA 98335.  Space is limited so reserve today by calling Walt Burdsall at (253) 798-4708 or .