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Training for Professionals

Check this page regularly for upcoming Green Gardening Program professional trainings, or view presentations from previous years' workshops below. También vea mas abajo entrenamientos profesionales en español.

Register Now: Green Gardening Fall Workshop 2014 for Landscape Professionals: “What's HOT in Sustainable Landscaping”, Wednesday, October 22, 2014, 7:30am-4:00pm, at South Seattle Community College. See agenda and registration flyer, or register online.

Call (206) 449-1137 to learn about free Green Gardening Training:

  • Vietnamese training flyer (pdf) Các Khóa Huấn Luyện Làm Vườn Tốt Cho Môi Trường Hoàn Toàn MIỄN PHÍ Cho Những Người Tạo Phong Cảnh.  Để biết thêm thông tin và để ghi danh, xin gọi số điện thoại (206) 449-1137.

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2014 workshops

All documents are in PDF format

March 12, 2014: Smart Water Use from the Ground Up

2013 workshops

All documents are in PDF format

Sept. 25, 2013: Sustainability: Soil Health and Management

Oct. 22, 2013: Walking the Talk: Tools for Sustainable Landscapes

Landscape Management Plans

Pests, Diseases, Organic Fungicides and Insecticides

Sustainable Lawn Management

Spanish: Sustainable Landscaping Practices and Tools – en español

2012 workshops 

All documents are in PDF format

Nov. 13, 2012: Landscapes at the Cutting Edge: Soil/Water/Plant Relationships

Oct 16, 2012:  Honing the Sustainable Edge: Integrating Design, Installation, and Maintenance

Designing a Landscape Management Plan

Transitioning to Sustainable Landscapes

Managing Weeds in the Landscape

Weed ID & Less Toxic Weed Control – Identificacion y Control de la Maleza - en español

2011 workshops

All documents are in PDF format

Nov 14, 2011 - Role of Water in a Healthy Landscape

Nov 2, 2011 - Landscapes We Can Live With 

Design and Maintenance

Stormwater and Rain Garden

Pesticide Safety - Seguridad con Pesticidas - en español

  • Backpack Sprayer Calibration - Calibracion Para Rociador De Mochila (handout in English & Spanish)
  • Sievert - Pesticidas para Paisajes Urbanos y Seguridad para el Trabajador
  • Sievert - Pesticides and Worker Safety for Urban Landscapes (English translation)
  • Zamora - Calibración del Rociador  (Sprayer Calibration presentation - in Spanish)

2010 workshops

All documents are in PDF format

Nov 15, 2010 - Managing Turf Sustainably

Nov 3, 2010 - From Restoration Horticulture to Natural Tree Care: IPM and Plant Health Care Strategies




These workshops are sponsored by Seattle Public Utilities with funding from the Local Hazardous Waste Management Program in King County Washington, and designed and managed by Cascadia Consulting Group.