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  • Vegetable Production 12-week class series
    6:00 pm-9:00 pm
    01/09/18

    1810 N Greene St, Spokane, WA, United States

    1810 N Greene St, Spokane, WA, United States

    Students will learn the basics of small-scale vegetable and fruit production for the northeast Washington region. Topics to be covered include selecting the right varieties for the region, soil preparation, fertilizer and nutrient management, using soil tests, field management through the season and individual presentations on vegetables and fruits selected by the class. This course is modeled after the course Dr. Cowan teaches at WSU in Pullman and will also feature local farmers sharing their experiences. There will be one Saturday field trip to local farms for hands on observation. Class Dates: Tuesday nights January 9 through March 27, 2018, 6-9:00 pm. Tuition: $125/person, VETERANS/Active Duty; $50/person*, contact your local extension for hardship waivers. Location: Spokane Community College, building 8, room #104. Please contact Pat Munts at 477-2173 or pmunts@spokanecounty.org with questions.

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  • Botany and Plant ID
    6:00 pm-9:00 pm
    01/11/18

    222 N Havana St, Spokane, WA, United States

    222 N Havana St, Spokane, WA, United States

    This class covers the major concepts of botany, illustrated by the living plant.  Designed to familiarize students with plant terminology, family characteristics, identification skills, and plant distribution in Spokane County. Also to instill an appreciation for plant diversity and values. Cost: $35. Register at the provided link. For more information, contact Anna Kestell at (509) 477-2195 or akestell@spokanecounty.org.

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  • Soil Science
    6:00 pm-9:00 pm
    01/18/18

    222 N Havana St, Spokane, WA, United States

    222 N Havana St, Spokane, WA, United States

    An introduction to the chemical, physical, and biological properties of soil; the origin, classification, and distribution of soils.  Focus on how to build healthy soil to support your agricultural needs. Cost: $35. Register at the provided link. For more information, contact Anna Kestell at (509) 477-2195 or akestell@spokanecounty.org.

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  • Food for Thought Book Club Meeting
    6:00 pm-8:00 pm
    01/22/18

    222 N Havana St, Spokane, WA, United States

    222 N Havana St, Spokane, WA, United States

     “The Hidden Half of Nature: The Microbial Roots of Life and Health” by David R. Montgomery and Anne Bikle. A riveting exploration of how microbes are transforming the way we see nature and ourselves—and could revolutionize agriculture and medicine. Prepare to set aside what you think you know about yourself and microbes. Good health—for people and for plants—depends on Earth’s smallest creatures. The Hidden Half of Nature tells the story of our tangled relationship with microbes and their potential to revolutionize agriculture and medicine, from garden to gut. Note: Book is available for $13.50 at Spokane County Extension 222 N Havana. Meeting is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Anna Kestell at akestell@spokanecounty.org or (509) 477-2195.
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  • Tacoma Home & Garden Show
    All day
    01/25/18

    Cannot determine address at this location.

    Cannot determine address at this location.

    If you’re itching to do some home remodeling or garden design projects, this show brings together local home and garden experts to answer your questions and allow you to comparison shop. Visit the provided link to learn more about the show, including show hours and ticket prices.

  • Forestry and Firewise Landscaping
    6:00 pm-9:00 pm
    01/25/18

    222 N Havana St, Spokane, WA, United States

    222 N Havana St, Spokane, WA, United States

    Understand the environmental, economic, and aesthetic benefits of trees in communities.  Know basics of tree selection, purchasing, planting, and maintenance practices.
    The Firewise program provides a number of proven tools and resources for homeowners and other community residents to help prepare for and reduce the risk of wildfire damage and loss in their homes and neighborhoods. Cost: $35. Register at the provided link. For more information, contact Anna Kestell at (509) 477-2195 or akestell@spokanecounty.org.

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  • Tacoma Home & Garden Show
    All day
    01/26/18

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    Cannot determine address at this location.

    If you’re itching to do some home remodeling or garden design projects, this show brings together local home and garden experts to answer your questions and allow you to comparison shop. Visit the provided link to learn more about the show, including show hours and ticket prices.

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  • Tacoma Home & Garden Show
    All day
    01/27/18

    Cannot determine address at this location.

    Cannot determine address at this location.

    If you’re itching to do some home remodeling or garden design projects, this show brings together local home and garden experts to answer your questions and allow you to comparison shop. Visit the provided link to learn more about the show, including show hours and ticket prices.

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  • Tacoma Home & Garden Show
    All day
    01/28/18

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    Cannot determine address at this location.

    If you’re itching to do some home remodeling or garden design projects, this show brings together local home and garden experts to answer your questions and allow you to comparison shop. Visit the provided link to learn more about the show, including show hours and ticket prices.

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Find upcoming gardening events in the Inland Northwest here. While every effort has been made to provide accurate listings, it’s a good idea to check with the organizations sponsoring the events in case of changes or cancellations.