Free ‘natural’ yard care workshop opened up to public

Learn about installing rain gardens using native plants in landscaping, the concept behind “minimum risk pesticides” and much more at the free Natural Yard Care Workshop on Nov. 9 from 8 a.m. to noon.

Space is limited and pre-registration is required by this Friday, Nov. 4. To register for the workshop contact Teresa Lewis at 253-798-2480 or

The workshop was originally offered for landscapers and is now opened up to the public as well. Pierce County, in partnership with the City of Tacoma and the Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department, will host this workshop at the Tacoma Mall Plaza, located at 2702 South 42nd Street, Room 210, Tacoma, WA 98409.

More information, including presentations offered at the workshop, is available at