Category Archives: General Interest

June 2015 All-Garden Monthly Meeting

June Monthly All-Garden Meeting Minutes 6-14-2015; NOMA Condominium in Ballard Attendees: Roy B, Tom C, Tom K, Diane Z, Corinne K, Anne J, Ann C, Stacia L, Shawn M BUDGET: No hard numbers to provide tonight. To date, receipts for the realignment project total approximately $1000. Kimberly will track our expenses in two places: expenditures for realignment, and general expenses. […]

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Protected: 4.9.15 Monthly Meeting Minutes

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Protected: 11.10.14 Monthly All-Garden Meeting Minutes

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Protected: Realignment Committee Meeting Minutes for Oct 30 2014

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Protected: Realignment Meeting Minutes, Oct 23 2014

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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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Radish recipe ideas

I didn’t plant radishes this spring, but I bought some at the Ballard Farmer’s Market. As a kid, I approached radishes with caution: always crunchy, often sweet, but sometimes way too hot. Over the years, I’ve come to realize that a taco just isn’t a taco without some thinly sliced radish; and they’re great atop some crusty bread spread with a […]

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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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