FREE Savvy Gardener Class – Down and Dirty Soil Building Secrets for Greener Gardens

Learn how to grow more productive, greener, and healthier gardens, with less time and money.

Soil Building Secrets for Greener Gardens
Savvy gardener masthead smWednesday, April 19, 2023
6:30–8:00 pm
Held in person at North City Water District
1519 NE 177th Street in Shoreline
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About The Class

How do you grow more productive, greener, and healthier gardens, with less time and money? The secret is in the soil – healthy, living soil, that is. Unlock the secrets for bringing soils to life and grow naturally productive gardens. This class will teach you how to recognize healthy soil, feed and nourish the soil food web, and build soil fertility using natural strategies and techniques available to every gardener. Get down to the ground level for a soil-eyed view that will change the way you grow!

Registration Required

Send an email to or call our main office at 206.362.8100.

About Our Presenter:

Ea (Elizabeth) Murphy is a soil scientist and author of Building Soil: A Down-to-Earth Approach (Cool Springs Press, 2015). Her passion for growing food led to a master’s degree from University of California, Davis, where she researched the fundamentals of soil organic matter and sustainable ways to improve it. She has worked on farms, with urban gardens, in environmental restoration, in agro-ecological research, and for Oregon State University Extension.

With twenty years of hands-on practical experience and the latest research in soil health to back her up, she shares the simple truth that to grow more, we need to do less. She has shared the message of living soil with audiences across the country, including appearances on King 5’s New Day Northwest, WHYY’s You Bet Your Garden, and PRI’s Science Friday.

Based in Tacoma, Washington, Ea’s love of soil takes her on adventures within her community and around the world. One thing she believes: the future of our planet depends on bringing soil to life, where ever we are.

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