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Sustainable Vegetable Garden Class April 1 at Renton McLendon Hardware

March 27, 2012

For more information contact:

Helen Weagraff
, Water Conservation Education Specialist, 425-430-7287
Preeti Shridhar, Communications Director, 425-430-6569

WHAT:  The City of Renton and the Saving Water Partnership are offering a free class to provide practical advice on creating and maintaining beautiful, healthy vegetable gardens that are good for you and good for the environment. Growing your own organic food is a fun and delicious way to garden in the Pacific Northwest. Vegetables, berries, and fruit trees need special care to thrive, but your time and energy will pay off with great tasting, nutritious home-grown food. Best of all, food crops can be incorporated into your existing landscape, large or small! This class will teach you how to make your yard produce great food for you and your family. 

WHO: Emily Bishton, landscape designer and environmental educator or Ladd Smith, In Harmony Landscape Services.

WHEN: Sunday, April 1, 2012 - 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

WHERE: McLendon Hardware, 440 Rainier Avenue S, Renton.

CONTACT: No pre-registration is required. Seating is on a first come, first served basis at McLendon’s. For more information about other upcoming classes please visit http://savingwater.org/savvygardener/ or call Helen Weagraff at 425-430-7287.