Giving Garden Work Party

Sep
27
Repeats every day 2 times .
Saturday, October 19, 2013 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
Sunday, October 20, 2013 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
Description: 

October is the Giving Garden Harvest & Winter Planting Month AND is a great way to earn more volunteer hours! We have three volunteer days; join in one day or all three – it’s up to you!

Activities:
• Harvest
• Fertilize & maintain growing plants
• Pull & chop/compost finished plants
• Prepare (compost/fertilize) soil
• Plant Winter crops
• Garden Drainage (TBD)

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Giving Garden Work Party

Sep
27
Thursday, October 10, 2013 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
Description: 

October is the Giving Garden Harvest & Winter Planting Month AND is a great way to earn more volunteer hours! We have three volunteer days; join in one day or all three – it’s up to you!

Activities:
• Harvest
• Fertilize & maintain growing plants
• Pull & chop/compost finished plants
• Prepare (compost/fertilize) soil
• Plant Winter crops
• Garden Drainage (TBD)

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Voting Closes on Budget Proposal

Sep
20
Saturday, September 28, 2013 - 11:45pm
Description: 

Last day to vote on the Use of Building Grant Funds Proposal: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/NMGYX3S

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Work Party

Sep
13
Saturday, October 12, 2013 - 10:00am to 1:00pm
Description: 

The common bed committee will be preparing soil to put in pots and then transplanting all our geraniums into the pots to take them out of the garden to winter over in a more sheltered place. We will also need a few people to help transport the pots.

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Soil Test Results

Aug
26

In July 2013, random samples from six UpGarden plots were obtained and submitted to King County and the University of Massachusetts for testing. The random samples represented gardens in poor, average and strong plant growth stages. The results consistently showed that the UpGarden is in need of Dolomitic Lime, a soil mineral (to balance organic matter), and Nitrogen for basic plant growth. Leadership is currently working with the P-Patch staff on a soil amendment recommendation and potential funding for improving our soil.

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Meeting Notes from August 14 meeting

Aug
26

This is also available as a pdf. The only difference is that the PDF has better formatting. Download PDF

UP GARDEN OPERATIONS MEETING NOTES
Aug. 14, 2013 from 7-8pm - Seattle Center Armory

Meeting called to order

Mary Sisson opened the meeting at 7:05.

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First Half of Season Volunteer Hours Due

Jul
12
Monday, July 15, 2013 (All day)
Description: 

To maintain your plot, each gardener must volunteer at least 8 hours each season with at least 4 of those 8 hours completed at the UpGarden. The general rule is to have 4 hours completed by this time of year, but if you are new or do not have 4 hours completed – don’t panic, we have several upcoming work parties to volunteer at! Volunteer hours reports can be submitted monthly, but are needed for collection twice per year, July 15 and October 31…and we are days away from the July 15 deadline. Volunteer Hour Reports can be submitted in two ways:

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Fund Raising Committee Meeting

Jul
12
Wednesday, July 17, 2013 - 7:00pm
Description: 

Meet in the Armory at the Seattle Center on the food court level. Anyone interested in being part of the fun committee is welcomed. And if anyone has fund raising ideas, they can send them to Bonnie at Bonnie_Hedman@hotmail.com.

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