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Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 15

What you'll learn in this gardening class:

As spring approaches and things start moving fast in the garden, it can be hard to keep up or decide what to do first. With a focus on seasonal growth patterns, and best tools and techniques, this session will help home gardeners determine what tasks will have the most effect for the progress over the next months. Key topics will include planting, seasonal care for shrubs, vines, and perennial plants, lawn care, mulching and preparing for summer irrigation.
 
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Plants and gardens don't live by the written calendar, but by the seasonal cycles and cues of changes in daylight, temperature, and moisture. When gardeners become acquainted with the seasonal rhythms and life cycles in the garden, and learn to work in sync with nature, caring for the garden becomes more of a process and less of a battle with potential garden enemies. This series will help beginning and seasoned gardeners learn how to capitalize on optimal timing and sustainable practices to have a great garden all year long.

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Public and Professional Classes Refund Policy: Cancellation and refund requests must be submitted in writing to [email protected] Cancellations more than one week prior to a class are subject to a 15% processing charge (minimum $10). Cancellations with less than one week’s notice are non-refundable. If a program is canceled by UW Botanic Gardens for any reason, a full refund will be made to all enrollees. Refunds may take four weeks to process.
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The University of Washington Botanic Gardens is a unit within the School of Environmental & Forest Sciences and encompasses two sites: the Washington Park Arboretum on the south side of Union Bay and the Center for Urban Horticulture on the north side. The 230-acre Arboretum includes a vibrant collection...

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