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P-Patch garden season gets underway

Spring has arrived, and P-Patch gardeners are busy getting beds ready for the growing season.  Queen Pea P-Patchers got to work on their site recently, and recorded their activity to share.  Click here to watch the action.

Capitol Hill celebrates Unpaving Paradise P-Patch groundbreaking tomorrow

April 13, 2010 (SEATTLE, WA)—Seattle Department of Neighborhoods invites you to celebrate Earth Day this year by saying goodbye to another parking lot and hello to Capitol Hill’s newest P-Patch community garden, “Unpaving Paradise.”  Saturday, April 17 at 2 p.m., marks the groundbreaking celebration, when the Unpaving Paradise Committee begins… [ Keep reading ]

P-Patch gardens continue to grow in Seattle

Seattle Department of Neighborhoods is pleased to announce the first full growing season of a number of new P-Patch Community Gardens.  In 2009 and early 2010 a total of seven new sites were opened, including Hazel Heights in Fremont, which recently opened in March. With the groundbreaking of these new… [ Keep reading ]

Picardo P-Patch celebrates Seattle’s first composting toilet

Seattle Department of Neighborhoods is pleased to announce Seattle’s first public composting toilet, located at the Picardo Farm in Wedgwood. On Saturday, April 3, Picardo hosted the opening ceremonies, featuring a T.P. ribbon cutting, speeches by local dignitaries, and garden tours. Big thanks go out to Trent Elwing, Eileen Long,… [ Keep reading ]

PBS filming at Interbay P-Patch today

SEATTLE — At 1 p.m. today, a new PBS garden series called “Growing A Greener World” will be filming at Interbay P-Patch Community Garden, 2452 15th Avenue W, a P-Patch managed by Seattle Department of Neighborhoods.  They will be interviewing two key volunteers about the history of Interbay, its development,… [ Keep reading ]

P-Patch posts new gardener sign-up information

If the arrival of spring has got you itching to get gardening, click here for new information on the P-Patch wait list, and other possible gardening options.

Picardo P-Patch celebrates Seattle’s first composting toilet

Join us Saturday April, 3, when the Department of Neighborhoods will host a public celebratory opening of the newest Picardo feature, located at the intersection of 25th Ave NE and NE 82nd.  The 1 p.m. ribbon cutting will be followed by garden tours.  Click here for more information on the… [ Keep reading ]

Hazel Heights P-Patch Grand Opening Ceremony

The Hazel Heights P-Patch Community Garden celebrated its Grand Opening Ceremony on Sunday, March 21, 2010. The event was a success, with over 100 people in attendance, delicious food, live music, sing-alongs, and the official ribbon-cutting. The celebration was emcee’d by Tory Gildred, Becky Sukovaty and Michael McNutt, neighborhood residents… [ Keep reading ]

Interbay food bank garden season kick-off March 30

The Interbay P-Patch, at 2451 15th Ave W, invites the community to join them on March 30 at 5:30 p.m. for the opening of the Interbay food bank garden.  There will be a traditional first kale harvest, perhaps some planting, definitely some soup, some stories, lots of laughter and camaraderie, and who… [ Keep reading ]

Year of the Urban Ag launches website

P-Patch Community Gardening Program offers community members the chance to learn about and grow food. In support of the Urban Agriculture campaign, the City has launched an interactive web portal including a calendar highlighting local events related to urban agriculture as well as information and resources. In 2010, the City,… [ Keep reading ]