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FREE Wildlife-friendly Gardening class on Oct 20th at Magnuson Community Center

Wildlife-Friendly Gardening: for Beauty and Sustainability

Saturday, October 20th, 2012  9:00 to 10:30 a.m.

Location: Magnuson Community Center/Windemere Room

Free!  This Savvy Gardener event is made possible by sponsorship from Seattle Public Utilities and the Saving Water Partnership.

Welcome songbirds, butterflies, and beneficial insects into your yard while conserving natural resources at the same time. Discover how urban wildlife can provide you with year-round natural pest and weed control and better pollination. See beautiful, tried-and-true plants in Magnuson’s Bird-Friendly Landscape.  Learn about design techniques and maintenance practices that can attract and nurture beneficial wildlife in your garden for years to come.

Instructor: Landscape designer/educator Emily Bishton

Optional hands-on learning: Join us after the class at 10:30 for experience in proper planting and mulching at the adjacent Bird-friendly Landscape demonstration garden.


This class is FREE, but pre-registration is required. There are 3 ways you can register:

  1. In person at Magnuson Community Center, or at any Seattle Community Center near you.
  2. By phone: Magnuson Community Center 206-684-7026
  3. Online at the Seattle Parks SPARC websiteThe course number is 91266

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