Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Upcoming Center For Urban Horticulture Class on How To Keep Chickens At Home

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Early bird registration is underway for "What the Cluck" class to be held January 30th from 7-9pm at the Center for Urban Horticulture (3501 NE 41st Street) .
What the Cluck? Making sense of keeping chickens in the home garden:

If you have ever thought about keeping chickens or you have chickens but are baffled by common problems, this class is for you.

Jessica Bloom, award-winning garden designer and author of Free Range Chicken Gardens” will teach you how to integrate chickens into your life and backyard. Believe it or not, chickens can be trained like other pets.

Learn how to share your garden with your feathered egg-producing friends, how to design habitat, and about the “Top 10” must-have plants that you and your chickens will love. Chicken raising myth-busters and breeds will also be covered. Copies of “Free Range Chicken Gardens” will be available for purchase.

Instructor: Jessica Bloom, NW Bloom EcoLogical Landscapes
Fee: Early registration $35; $40 after January 23
Register: 206-685-8033 or http://depts.washington.edu/uwbg


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