FREE Savvy Gardener Class – Wildlife Friendly Gardening – September 28

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The beauty of songbirds, butterflies, and beneficial insects is ample reason to create a wildlife-friendly garden, but did you know they can also provide multiple benefits to your garden?

Wednesday September 28, 2016
6:30–8:00 pm
at North City Water District
1519 NE 177th Street in Shoreline
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About The Class

Welcome songbirds, butterflies, and beneficial insects into your yard while conserving natural resources at the same time. This class will help you discover how urban wildlife can provide you with year-round natural pest and weed control, not to mention better pollination. See beautiful, tried-and-true plants as you learn about design techniques and maintenance practices that can attract and nurture the kinds of wildlife that become a benefit to your whole garden for years to come.

Light snacks including fresh fruit, crackers and coffee/teas will be available.

Class is free but you must register to attend:

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

Emily BishtonAbout Our Presenter:

Emily Bishton is a landscape designer and educator who has designed sustainable landscapes throughout the Seattle area since 1997. She specializes in wildlife-friendly and child-friendly gardens, edible landscapes, and in teaching clients how to use organic practices to install and maintain their gardens.

Her public landscape projects have included the Magnuson Community Center Bird-Friendly Landscape and Resource Conservation Landscape, the Orca at Whitworth School Garden, and Bradner Gardens Park Winter Interest Garden.

Emily is also the Director and Lead Instructor for Magnuson Nature Programs, which provides hands-on outdoor gardening and nature education for children, adults, and families.

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