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Sustainable Soil Practices: Managing Soil Health on Your Site
Sustainable Soil Practices: Managing Soil Health on Your Site
WhenThursday, Sep. 7, 2017, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Description

Learn all about best practices for soil management, from analysis to action!
Through a combination of lecture, hands-on activities, and teamwork, attendees will learn about soil texture, chemistry, and biology, and how to interpret soil test results. Speakers will introduce innovative applications to address soil problems, meet stormwater requirements, restore construction-impacted soils, and develop a soil management plan. And the day will end with a discussion of best practices to promote long-term soil health, and the science behind why mulch matters even more than you may know!

Speakers:

David McDonald, Resource Conservation Planner, Seattle Public Utilities
Roy Farrow, Maintenance Supervisor, UW Botanic Gardens
Christina Pfeiffer, Horticulture Consultant

University of Washington Botanic Gardens
Center for Urban Horticulture – NHS Hall
3501 NE 41st St.
Seattle, WA 98105
Cost: $85, lunch included
$45 for full-time students and corps members

Campus locationCenter for Urban Horticulture
Campus roomNHS Hall
Event typesInformation Sessions, Workshops
Linkbotanicgardens.uw.edu…
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