Wednesday, April 16, 2008

Natural Yard Care Event this Saturday at Central Market

When? Saturday, April 19th from 9am to 3pm.
Where? Central Market, just north of 155th and Aurora in Shoreline.
What? A "Natural Yard Care Event"

This sounds pretty cool. A flyer on the City of Shoreline's website says "Sample products and learn natural yard care techniques that will reduce pollution, protect our climate and save you money."

Following is some further information sent to me by Tina with the City of Shoreline.

Free Stuff (one item per household attending the event while supplies last, after signing to agree to take part in a future mail-in survey)

Kitchen Compost Pail: A BioBag brand ventilated pail to conveniently collect food scraps.
Compostable Kitchen Bags: A box of 25 bags that is 100% compostable to keep food scraps contained.
Organic Corn Gluten: Two pound bag of corn gluten to spread on lawns or in gardens to inhibit weed growth.
Organic Soil Builder & Fertilizer: Fifteen pound bag of worm castings that works to improve soil structure and aeration for gardens, plants and lawns.

Organizations that will be on hand:
City of Shoreline
Master Recycler/Composters
Master Gardeners
Seattle Audubon Society
King County Noxious Weed Control Board
Washington Native Plant Society
Sustainable Shoreline Education Assoc.
Kruckeberg Botanic Garden
Dunn Gardens

You can get more information by calling the City of Shoreline at 206-546-1700

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