Category Archives: Garden Culture

Easy-peasy hours: monthly work parties!

Some of you P-Patchers spend hours on end at the p-patch. The logbook bursts with the tally of your time. The garden — and the Ballard community — is the more delightful for your efforts. Hats off to you. You are most appreciated. Keep up the good work, we need you! On the other hand, some of us are 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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A Seed Library in Seattle

It’s happening! A group of Seattle-King County gardeners and seed savers have organized a seed library in Seattle! What’s a seed library? Melany Vorass Herrera, author of the The Front Yard Forager tells us that a seed library offers a simple means of preserving, diversifying and sharing seeds. When you’re ready to plant something new in your garden, borrow seeds […]

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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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