Haller Lake P-Patch 12th Annual Open Garden Celebration

Join us on Sunday, August 10 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Haller Lake P-Patch Community Garden, 13045 1st Ave NE, Seattle.

Get a tour of the garden, learn about organic gardening, enjoy some refreshments and go on a garden search!

 

West Seattle Garden Tour, supporting Barton Street P-Patch, Sunday, July 20

The West Seattle Garden Tour celebrates the Art of Gardening’s 20th Anniversary this year.  This milestone garden tour, showcasing nine spectacular NW residential gardens in West Seattle, will take place on Sunday, July 20th  2014 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.  Tour and help support the Barton Street garden, one of the recipients of this year’s tour proceeds.  This year’s tour will also feature the spectacular garden of world famous photographer Art Wolfe, who will be available to sign books and art materials.

2014 WSGT Guest Lecturer

The WSGT is pleased to present Susie Egan as our 2014 Guest Lecturer.  Susie will speak to our garden enthusiasts at 12:00pm, July 20th at the Kenney Retirement Center in West Seattle.

 

The West Seattle Garden Tour (WSGT) is an annual fund raising event benefitting a variety of local non-profit organizations.  As an annual tradition since 1995, WSGT is proud to donate net proceeds to Seattle-based community gardens and other non-profit organizations that promote horticulture, educational or artistic endeavors.  WSGT is a registered non-profit 501 (c) (3) organization.

2014 Ticket Outlets

Ticket books are $18 each (per person) and can be purchased at the following locations: Admiral Metropolitan Market 2320 42nd Ave SW West Seattle; 206/937-0551 Brown Paper Tickets (online)

Swanson’s Nursery 9701 15th Ave NW Seattle; 206/782-2543

True Value Hardware 4747 44th Ave SW Seattle; 206/932-0450

Village Green Perennial Nursery 10223 26th Ave SW West Seattle; 206/767-7735 Wells Medina Nursery 8300 NE 24th Medina; 425/454-1853 West Seattle Nursery 5275 California Ave SW West Seattle; 206/935-9276

 For more information, contact Clay Swidler; 2014 WSGT PR Chair. (206) 669-4653

email inquiries to: westseattlegardentour@yahoo.com

PO Box 16712 Seattle, WA  98116

CSA Subscriptions Available from Seattle P-Patch Market Gardens

The Seattle P-Patch Market Gardens CSA (community-supported agriculture) program is accepting subscribers for its farm-fresh organic produce. Beginning in June, each week subscribers will receive up to 15 items of organic seasonal produce grown at the NewHolly and High Point Seattle Market Gardens, a Seattle Department of Neighborhoods program that helps to establish healthy communities and economic opportunity in low-income neighborhoods.

The cost ranges from $15 to $25 a week based on size of the share with prorated shares available. Two of the pick-up locations are located at the gardens where subscribers can meet the immigrant farmers and visit the site.

The pick-up locations, dates, and times are:

Thursdays, June 5 through October 16 from 5:00-7:00 p.m.
High Point Market Garden (32nd Avenue SW and SW Juneau Street)
NewHolly Market Garden (42nd South and South Rockery Drive)

Saturdays, June 7 through October 18 from 10:00 a.m. to dusk
St. Andrews Episcopal Church (111 NE 80th Street)

Community members can subscribe now by completing and mailing an application (see form for address) or by contacting Michelle Jones at 206-372-6593 or Julie Bryan, P-Patch Garden Coordinator, at 206-684-0540.

Seattle P-Patch Market Gardens is program of Seattle Department of Neighborhoods P-Patch Community Gardening Program in collaboration with the Seattle Housing Authority and GROW to support low-income gardeners. Its mission is to establish safe, healthy communities and economic opportunity through Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) and farm stand enterprises. Visit www.seattle.gov/neighborhoods/ppatch/marketgardens/ to learn more.