KENNEWICK -- You can learn more about gardening in the Tri-Cities and attracting birds and hummingbirds at Spring Garden Day on March 10.
Spring Garden Day is an annual daylong program of gardening classes for local gardeners sponsored by WSU Extension. Classes are taught by WSU Master Gardeners and other local experts.
The keynote presentation will be "Hummingbirds and Backyard Birds in Your Garden" presented by Lisa Hill.
The second keynote speaker is Alex Job of Job's Nursery in Pasco. A plant fanatic, he will share with you "Favorite Old Plants ...New Again" about shrubs, perennials and annuals that plant breeders have revamped for today's yards.
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Other classes include Straw Bale Gardening, Growing, Composting with Worms, Gardening with Kids, Basic Rose Care, The World of Geraniums, Vegetable Garden Insects, Backyard Pond Basics, and Are Fruit Trees for You?
The cost for the full day of classes is $20, and the deadline for registration is March 7.
You can get a registration brochure by calling the Benton County WSU Extension office in Kennewick at 735-3551.