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Learn the ‘Naked’ Secrets to a Lush Lawn Spending Less Time and Money

TACOMA, Wash.–Don’t spend another summer of high water bills to keep your garden alive. Learn how to be smart with your time and money to produce the garden of your dreams.

Attend the Naked Lawn Care and Lovely Landscapes for Northwest Gardeners free workshop April 17, 6-7:30 p.m., at North Tapps Middle School, 20029 12th St. E., Lake Tapps. You will learn:

How to have a great lawn using naked techniques—without chemical fertilizers and pesticides.
Which plants will thrive in your garden.
Smart watering techniques to save time and money.

Well-known author and Northwest garden expert Marianne Binetti will give you tips to take your yard from good to great. Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department and Cascade Water Alliance have partnered to sponsor the workshop.

“Homeowners will learn the advantages green gardening have to save time and money while protecting the environment,” said Chrissy Cooley, Health Department program manager.

Enjoy snacks and prizes. Reserve your spot for the workshop. Questions? Contact Tina Friedrich at or (253) 798-4715. Learn more about our TappsWise and Natural Yard Care programs and Marianne Binetti.

About Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department: Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department’s mission is to protect and improve the health of all people and places in Pierce County. As part of our mission, the Health Department tackles known and emerging health risks through policy, programs and treatment to protect public health. We are one of roughly 244 accredited health departments in the country and among six in the state to have met or exceeded the Public Health Accreditation Board’s quality standards. Learn more at

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