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Edible Plant Sale This Weekend

The sale features over 60,000 organically or sustainably grown plants that are chosen by Seattle Tilth’s experts because they are well-adapted to thrive in our Pacific Northwest climate. Choose from the largest selection of organically grown edible veggies, herbs and flowers in the region. We’ll have Cedar Grove compost and potting soil, cloche kits, organic seeds and books, plus vendors […]

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New Welcome Sign

The following is courtesy the estimable Cindy Krueger The Ballard P Patch has a lovely new graphic addition to our garden. Our Redeemer’s Lutheran Church, in collaboration with garden members and the city designed and produced this sign which was recently added to the welcome kiosk. In addition to the Gaelic garden blessing, it includes a mention of the role […]

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Black (Coffee) Magic

Some words on compost, from Roy! Ballard P-Patch has the best darn composting system in Seattle.  Credit goes to those folks who ask for grounds when they order their lattes.  Coffee byproducts mixed with leaves and straw plus your finely chopped up greens – that’s what makes our compost A1! For those interested, check out the following link describing lab […]

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Realignment Plotting

Hello again P-Patchers, At this year’s garden kickoff meeting, Shawn presented the current plans for re-shaping our garden. The slides (download via link below) present, in brief, the logic behind undertaking these changes, as well as what gardeners should do this season to ensure that plans stay on track. The realignment will affect all gardeners, so please stay informed, observe […]

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