Swedish to offer free landscape seminars

March 12, 2013

By Staff

With the fast approach of spring, Sustainable Landscape Seminars wants to help extend nature to the yards of Issaquah.

Presented by the Cascade Water Alliance and the Saving Water Partnership, three half-hour seminars will be held March 20 to help those interested in environmentally responsible landscaping. At no cost to the participants, the three instructions sessions will take place in the second floor conference center at Swedish/Issaquah.

From 10-10:30 a.m., Liesl Zappler, landscape coordinator for the center, will discuss how to construct a landscape that coincides with nature. From 10:30-11 a.m., Harmony Sustainable Landscapes co-owner Ladd Smith will teach responsible watering techniques to maintain healthy plant life without overwatering. From 11-11:30 a.m., King County environmental health educator Julia Singer will showcase how to shape safe landscapes for children and pets.

Register and see a list of available classes at savingwater.org/savvygardenerclasses.htm. Learn more by contacting Mike Brent, water resources manager, at 453-1810 or mbrent@cascadewater.org.


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