Event Archives

Pruning 101

February 1, 2020
10:00 am-12:00 pm

This free pruning workshop by local expert Lydia Cox of Radish Gardens will cover the following topics: Types of pruning cuts (heading vs. thinning) How to make a proper/clean cut Plant behavior after pruning (“reading” bud direction, how plants “heal,” etc.) Determining what type of pruning is appropriate for different types of plants When to … Continue reading Pruning 101

Lead-Safe Home Projects Workshop

March 10, 2020
6:00 pm-8:00 pm

Learn how to conduct a lead-paint disturbing project using safe work practices History and modern-day uses of lead How we are exposed to lead, and health impacts Proper techniques for containing and cleaning lead dust Best practices for lead-paint disturbing projects Personal protective equipment for your lead project How to work with a contractor to … Continue reading Lead-Safe Home Projects Workshop

NPTL CLOSED Dec. 31

December 31, 2019
5:00 pm-7:30 pm

We will be closed on Tuesday, Dec. 24 and Tuesday, Dec. 31. All tools due on those days will be extended to Tuesday, January 7.

NPTL CLOSED Dec. 24

December 24, 2019
5:00 pm-7:30 pm

We will be closed on Tuesday, Dec. 24 and Tuesday, Dec. 31. All tools due on those days will be extended to Tuesday, January 7.

Attic Insulation Workshop

November 19, 2019
6:00 pm-8:00 pm

A CEP presenter will walk you through the process of insulating your attic step by step.

Repair Café

October 29, 2019
6:00 pm-8:00 pm

Bring your broken things to be repaired by handy volunteers!

Pollinators Workshop

October 23, 2019
6:00 pm-8:30 pm

Join this Free workshop to learn about the bees, flies, beetles, moths and butterflies that provide vital pollination services in urban gardens.

Urban Weeds

September 19, 2019
6:00 pm-8:30 pm

Weeds — we all have them. Learn how to identify common garden and landscape weeds along with other more notorious plant invaders of the region in this FREE Workshop. We will walk you through how these aggressive plants takeover in your yard and provide some simple yet effective tips that will help you get the … Continue reading Urban Weeds