Giving Garden Spring Kick-off Meeting

Mar
15
Saturday, March 22, 2014 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Description: 

Join the Giving Garden Team for our Spring Kick-Off Meeting on Saturday, March 22 from 10-11am at the Seattle Armory Food Court, west corner. During this meeting, we will review 2014 plans including crop selection, crop planting rotations, volunteering on the team, and more! Plus – it’s a great opportunity to learn more about the Giving Garden and meet your gardening neighbors. Join Us!

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2014 UpGarden Rooftop Organic Gardening Classes

Mar
15

New this year!

Free Rooftop Gardening Classes. You must register to attend: sandy.pernitz@seattle.gov or call 206-684-0284

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Emeritus Kick-off Event

Mar
15
Sunday, March 23, 2014 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Description: 

This is a community outreach project that has been started between a group of UpGardeners, residents at the Emeritus Queen Anne senior community (805 4th Ave N), and other neighbors.

Besides a great new way to meet more neighbors, one of our top priorities is to increase the UpGarden Giving Gardens. We will be working with Emeritus residents this spring to grow seed starts for our gardens in Emeritus' greenhouse.

We're having a Kick Off Event at Emeritus on Sunday, March 23rd from 1 to 3pm.

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Common Beds Work Party

Mar
15
Saturday, March 29, 2014 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Description: 

On March 29th, we will have a work party for the common beds. We will clean them up for the new season and plant that day. The work party will run from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. Please contact Bonnie at bonnie_hedman@hotmail.com for more information. This work will count towards your volunteer hours. Thank you.

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Gardening Class: Put Your Garden to Bed

Mar
14
Wednesday, September 3, 2014 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Description: 

This class would cover fall and winter gardening techniques: harvesting, cover crops, composting, season extention, pH testing and adjustment, irrigation system winterization. We can look back at the season and review successes and failures at the site, learning from the experiences to build a better garden for 2015. Registration Required: sandy.pernitz@seattle.gov or call 206-684-0284.

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Gardening Class: Troubleshooting and Harvesting

Mar
14
Wednesday, July 2, 2014 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Description: 

This class would take place entirely on-site in the UpGarden. We will walk through the site and identify existing pest/disease/nutrient deficiency issues discussing how to solve existing issues and how to prevent future problems. The class will examine proper harvesting timing and techniques, side dressing of fertilizers, irrigation adjustments, succession-planting strategies and a lot of time for Q and A. Registration Required: sandy.pernitz@seattle.gov or call 206-684-0284.

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Gardening Class: Keeping it Watered

Mar
14
Saturday, May 10, 2014 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Description: 

This class will focus primarily on watering and irrigation strategies. It will cover how water behaves in soil/plants and how to get the largest return from quick short waterings. We will also introduce the existing drip irrigation system and provide hands-on instruction designing, installing and maintaining the system in several arrangements for individual garden plots. Registration Required: sandy.pernitz@seattle.gov or call 206-684-0284.

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Gardening Class: Rooftop Gardening 101

Mar
14
Sunday, April 13, 2014 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Description: 

This class will cover the overall basics. We will discuss the benefits and limitations of growing on a rooftop. It will cover issues related to structural weight limitations, soil management, fertilization strategies, sun exposure, drainage, pests/diseases, etc. It will include reviewing soil test results from 2013 and provide specific recommendations.
Registration Required: sandy.pernitz@seattle.gov or call 206-684-0284.

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