Sign up for a class and gain the skills you need to get your garden growing this summer! Topics include veggie gardening, urban livestock, kitchen classes, permaculture and sustainable landscapes and teacher trainings.
Most classes are offered at one of two locations — at the Good Shepherd Center (GSC), 4649 Sunnyside Ave N, and Bradner Gardens Park (BGP), 1730 Bradner Pl S.
Start Your Fall & Winter Garden Wed., July 8; 6:30-8:30 p.m., GSC
Start Your Fall & Winter Garden Sat., July 25; 10 a.m.-noon, BGP
Start Your Fall & Winter Garden Sat., Aug. 8; 10 a.m.-noon, GSC
Urban Livestock Classes
CSI Bees: Citizen Scientist Initiative for Bees in Seattle (FREE!) Sat., June 13; 2-4 p.m., BGP
Beekeeping 301: Harvest Honey and Winterize Your Hive Sat., July 25; 10 a.m.-noon, GSC
Beekeeping 301: Harvest Honey and Winterize Your Hive Sat., Aug. 15; 10 a.m.-noon, GSC
Garden Educator Workshop: Summer Intensive Mon., July 13-17; 9 a.m.-3 p.m., GSC
Downtown Parks Classes — FREE!
Find out more on our website and register.
Grow Up and Over: Vertical Gardens
Maximize your garden potential by growing vertically. Decide what plants you want to grow upwards, and build a structure that will be suitable to its weight or behavior. Get ideas for what to grow on your vertical garden in our Garden Almanac and check out our books Your Farm in the City and the new edition of our Maritime Northwest Garden Guide for more ideas and guidance.