Monday, June 10, 2013

"Landscaping with Pacific NW Natives" Class Tomorrow At Center For Urban Horticulture

Dana Ecelberger

The Center For Urban Horticulture (3501 NE 41st Street) is holding a class called "Landscaping with Pacific NW Natives," taught by Dana Ecelberger, tomorrow from 1-3pm inthe Douglas Classroom.
The information says:

This is a class designed to build upon a basic understanding of landscaping. Professionals are encouraged to attend to enhance their knowledge of soil preparation, best plant choices for different environmental conditions in the Puget Sound area, creating wildlife habitat, maintenance of natives, selling your client on the idea of natives, incorporating natives into existing landscapes and creating an exclusively native landscape.
Dana has been a landscaper and organic gardener for over 25 years. She has a degree in Environmental Science and California Flora as well as a Puget Sound Naturalist certificate and a National Wildlife Federation certificate in Habitat Stewardship. Her landscaping business, danae designs, focuses on using Pacific NW natives for erosion control, habitat creation and enhancement, and buffer zones. She has a certificate in Low Impact Design from WSU Puyallup and incorporates this knowledge into her landscape designs through rain gardens and strategic plant design.

The class fee is $35. Register online, call 206.685.8033 or email for more information.

Also on display is artwork from Suze Woolf's "Burnscapes" series at the Miller Library. The artist "meditates on climate change and forest fires" which will be on display through August 29th.

(photo courtesy of Facebook)

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