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Dan – Ballard P-Patch

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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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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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New Website Feature!

Howdy P-Patchers! A new garden season is nearly upon us, and that means more than just seed catalogues and turning covercrop. Today (March 15, 2014) is the annual garden kickoff meeting from 3-6pm at Our Redeemers Lutheran Church. Among the items on the agenda will be the introduction of new website features, including a mechanism for submitting your volunteer hours […]

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After Winter, Spring

Of potential interest to our gardening community is the film After Winter, Spring, a documentary out of France chronicling the changing lives and culture of a rural farming community. The film will be screened as part of the Seattle International Film Festival on Sunday May 19th at the Harvard Exit at 4:00PM and again on Monday May 20th at the […]

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Check Out Our Photos!

Hello again P-patchers, In addition to the appearance changes you’ve no doubt noticed, we’d like to introduce a new page on our website, Our Photos. Here you’ll find bunches of photos from the archives, and new images from the upcoming garden season as well. If you have a cache of P-patch photos you’d like to contribute for the slideshow, we’d […]

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Upcoming Website Improvements

As you may have noticed, changes are underway to update our garden website. We hope to significantly improve the content, functionality, and layout of the site in order to better serve our garden community. In addition to regular blog posts on a range of garden topics, we’re planning to develop functionality such as: An updated calendar with upcoming garden events […]

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Welcome to the Ballard P-Patch

We like to call the Ballard P-Patch our secret garden. Nestled a short distance off of NW 85th St and 25th NW., one really has to search to find our P-Patch. But once you do you will find a garden lush in beauty and strong in spirit. Founded in 1979, the Ballard P-Patch is one of the oldest in the […]

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