Spring 2022

 Pacific Time Zone online Zoom format

or In Person Puyallup Campus.

Pierce College- Puyallup, WA

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Kitchen Medicine Garden - Sat. 5-28, 10-11:30am. There is nothing like the taste of fresh herbs & flowers straight from the garden! Learn how to create and care for your own organic herb & medicine garden for cooking, preserving, and making amazing tea beverages & spice blends. Save money by growing edibles. Includes Recipes, eBook and Handout.  Pierce College Continuing Education, Puyallup, WA on ZOOM www.PierceCE.com

 

Pollinator Gardens - Sat. 6-4, 10-11:30am. Attracting Bees, Butterflies & Hummingbirds is not just for old fashioned cottage gardeners! Learn how you can create a gorgeous, easy care garden with increased fruits and vegetable yields while attracting pollinators-butterflies, hummingbirds, bees and other beneficial insects. We will also discuss how to create micro-prairies using native grasses and flowers and other sustainable habitat areas and survival elements. Students will learn which Native Bees (mason, leaf cutter & beneficial), Hummingbirds & Butterflies are local to our area. Includes an eBook and Handout. Pierce College Continuing Education, Puyallup, WA on ZOOM www.PierceCE.com

Forage in Your Backyard- Saturday July 9th 10-11:30am. To Forage is to wander for food in the wild and in the class, we discuss how to forage, without ravaging, in our own backyard or other wild places. We will learn how to identify garden weeds, medicinal, edible, and aquatic plants that are native or introduced to the PNW as well as their traditional uses. Join Biologist, Kerri Bailey, as she shares her 30+ years of wild crafting experience harvesting, drying, storage, recipes, and conservation concerns.  Class includes handout, eBook, and edible plant list. Pierce College Continuing Education, Puyallup, WA 

Natural Pest Control-- Saturday July 9th 12-1:30pm. Wait before you Spray, take this class first, especially if you are not sure why your plants are sick or keep dying. Or maybe you are confused about which product to use to treat diseases or insect damage on your indoor and outdoor vegetation?  Your mind will ease as you learn about identifying plant issues, natural pest control methods, beneficial insects that can control pests and which are the best choices given the situation. Includes a handout with spray recipes & eBook. Bring your images of problem plants, insect or damage areas, lawn issues for instructor advise.  Pierce College Continuing Education, Puyallup, WA 

Water Harvesting Techniques- Saturday July 23rd 10-11:30am. Efficient water use is increasing in importance. Rainwater harvesting is an innovative approach that can help to capture rainfall using it for landscape irrigation and many other uses, especially during our dry summer months. We will examine rainwater harvesting and storage techniques as well as stormwater management and rain garden design and construction. Class includes handout, eBook and design consultation. Pierce College Continuing Education, Puyallup, WA 

DIY Fountains and Water Features- Saturday July 23rd 12-1:30pm. There are so many unique ways to bring the element of water into the garden as well as sizes and styles that won’t break your bank.  Join pond expert Kerri Bailey, as she shares her 20+years’ experience in the water garden industry with you explaining the basics of construction and care. Learn how to design and maintain fountains, bubblers, container gardens and small ponds with waterfalls that can be built or assembled in a few hours up to a couple of days.  Class includes handout, eBook and design consultation. Pierce College Continuing Education, Puyallup, WA www.PierceCE.com

Chakra Workshop – Saturday August 6th 10-11:30am - Chakras are our bodies inner energy centers that help us function on all levels. When we activate our Chakras we help to heal emotional wounds and physical ailments, balance our circadian rhythm and enhance inner peace. This class covers the basics of the 7 main Chakras and how to align them using crystal chakra kits, essential oils, meditation and herbs. Class includes a Handout, Chakra Test and eBook. Pierce College Continuing Education, Puyallup, WA 

 

Aroma Herbals- Make & Take. Saturday August 6th 12-2pm. Learn how to create all natural “Aroma Herbal Products” using plant-based oils, herbal extracts, flower waters and essential oils. They are fun and easy to prepare by combining a variety of scents and ingredients to make Aroma Skin Oil Blends and  Aroma Herbal Sprays in 2oz cobalt blue glass bottles with spray or pump top. The skin oil blend is a fast absorbing “lotion” used directly on the skin as a fragrance or to improve its condition. The herbal spray can be used as a fragrance and as a toner to tighten and improve skin elasticity. Learn the basics on using essential oils and how to blend oils by choosing which ones go well together for desired results sampling over 50 different essential oils. Class includes an informative Handout, eBook and 2 products to take home (2oz cobalt blue glass bottles with spray or pump top). Materials cost $15 Pierce College Continuing Education, Puyallup, WA www.PierceCE.com

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