Free class on soil and plants scheduled for Feb. 10

Natural Yard Care is hosting the event 10 a.m. at King County South Treatment Plant.

Roll up your sleeves and be prepared to get your hands dirty.

Natural Yard Care at South Treatment Plant is hosting “The Main Event: Building healthy soil and selecting proper plants,” a class that’s scheduled from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Feb. 10 at King County South Treatment Plant, 1200 Monster Road SW, Renton.

Hear from a King County soil scientist on what makes a robust soil system, how to choose the best plants for aesthetics and wildlife, as well as tips on using water, fertilizer and pesticides.

Participants will receive free plant starts and can scoop compost to take home.

This is a free event. To register, visit