Backyard composting, T'ai Chi, food preservation and permaculture are just a few of the topics we explore in our Green and Healthy Living classes.

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Organic Lawn Care: Fall Maintenance | Walter Jarosh

Tues., Oct. 24 | 7 – 9 p.m.

$20 members | $30 nonmembers
Phipps Garden Center in Mellon Park

Lush lawns that are safe for children, pets and the environment begin with the creation of healthy soil, and fall is a great time to get started. Learn how to grow an organic lawn that is free of synthetic chemicals in accordance with Phipps’ Safe Lawn Program. Discover the best practices for mowing, watering, fertilization and aeration, and discuss insect and weed control with a focus on fall lawn care.