This is a great time to amend our soil in preparation for spring planting. While building compost is an ongoing event in the Ballard P-Patch, who can resist the offer of free compost, this Saturday at the Interbay Whole Foods. Bring your own container!
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Julia Garrels is an enamel artist based in Seattle. Her art is inspired by the vast array of plants and creatures that surround us. Enamel is the fusion of glass to metal, which fuses at a very high temperature. The vibrant colors of glass bring the pieces to life and these creations can live outdoor year round, without any worry […]
Carman is a self taught mosaic artist. She likes to use glass on rocks or china on rocks and loves using discarded treasures. One of her favorite things is to re-purpose old discarded windows. Carman likes the idea of using old items and giving them a new life. She thinks there is something romantic about windows and wonders how many people looked through each […]
“Nancy Hom’s mother, Sun Lan, always nurtured her daughter’s creativity by teaching her the intricacies of sewing, knitting and crocheting. These skills, coupled with her mother’s example as a sewing machine operator and freelance jewelry maker encouraged Nancy to pursue her own dreams of becoming a designer. Nancy has enjoyed success as an apparel designer for the past 30 years, […]
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 […]