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  • Alayne Blickle
    Hates those pasture weeds? Wondering if there are ways to use fewer chemicals and still get rid of weeds? Worried that some of your weeds might be toxic to
    Message 1 of 1 , May 4, 2011
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      Hates those pasture weeds? Wondering if there are ways to use fewer chemicals and still get rid of weeds?  Worried that some of your weeds might be toxic to your horses? Would you like to know how to manage your horse pastures to make them more productive with less mud in the winter and less weeds and dust in the summer? Then join Alayne Blickle of Horses for Clean Water and Sonny Gohrman, Snohomish County Noxious Weed Coordinator as they join forces to bring you this class. Learn basic techniques for good pasture management including how grasses grow, creating a winter paddock, liming, spreading compost, fencing requirements and rotational grazing. Then find out how to conquer those weeds through ID and control options

       

      WOODINVILLE, WA

      Monday, May 9, 7 to 9 pm

      WORKSHOP: Pasture Management & Weed Control

      Alayne Blickle of Horses for Clean Water and Sonny Gohrman, Snohomish County Noxious Weed Coordinator join forces to bring you this class. Learn basic techniques for good pasture management including how grasses grow, creating a winter paddock, liming, spreading compost, fencing requirements and rotational grazing. Then find out about weed ID and control options. FREE! Register and receive directions at 425-282-1949 or signup@....

       

       

       

      MORE upcoming FREE pasture management classes with Alayne Blickle:

       

      REDMOND, WA

      Wednesday, June 8, 7 to 9 pm

      FARM TOUR: Hub and Spoke Grazing

      Meet a grass farmer extraordinaire—and become one yourself! See pasture management at its best, including a hub and spoke grazing system. This farm manages horse and pasture health carefully, all with low-tech, hands-on methods. Attend this farm tour and receive a free pasture stick, a tool to help manage healthy pastures, and learn how to utilize it. BONUS: Learn about trail riding in the Redmond Watershed adjacent to this property. FREE! Register and receive directions at 425-282-1949 or signup@....

       

       

       

      More upcoming FREE educational events also with Alayne Blickle:

       

      NORTH BEND, WA

      Saturday, June 4, 10 am to noon

      FARM TOUR: Happy Tails. Ever met a Hairy Coo? Then join us at Happy Tails Ranch to see Scottish Highlander cattle, horse keeping on small acreage, composting, chickens and forestry all under the watchful eye of Mount Si. This farm was a past recipient of the KCD’s Wildlife Farm of the Year award! FREE! Register and receive directions at 425-282-1949 or signup@....

       

      FALL CITY, WA

      Tuesday, June 7, 6:30 – 8:45 pm

      CLASS: The Chore-Efficient Horse Property Look at considerations for siting and laying out your barn and horse facilities, as well as ideas on how to make it more chore efficient. We’ll cover drainage options, footing materials, optimal locations for facilities, and more. Make your barn mud-free, a pleasure to look at and enjoy as well as easy to care for—summer or winter! Fall City Library. FREE! Details & registration: Greg.Rabourn@... or 206-296-1923.

       

       

      Alayne Renee Blickle

      Creator & Program Director

      Horses for Clean Water

      206-909-0225

      Nampa, Idaho

      www.horsesforcleanwater.com

      www.sweetpepperranch.com

      alayne@...

       

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