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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Spring Meeting

Mar
05
Saturday, March 15, 2014 - 1:00pm
Description: 

Spring Annual Meeting -- This meeting is pretty important so if you can’t make it you must let Sandy know how you are going to participate in getting the required community hours in.

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Work Party

Nov
15
Repeats every day 2 times .
Saturday, November 23, 2013 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Sunday, November 24, 2013 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Description: 

We'll be removing the sod in our lawn areas to install drainage mats.

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Volunteer Hours Due

Oct
11
Repeats every year on the 31 of October 5 times .
Thursday, October 31, 2013 (All day)
Friday, October 31, 2014 (All day)
Saturday, October 31, 2015 (All day)
Monday, October 31, 2016 (All day)
Tuesday, October 31, 2017 (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. Volunteer hours reports can be submitted monthly, but are needed for collection twice per year, July 15 and October 31.

Volunteer Hour Reports can be submitted in two ways:

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Deadline to winterize your plot

Oct
11
Repeats every year on the 31 of October 5 times .
Thursday, October 31, 2013 (All day)
Friday, October 31, 2014 (All day)
Saturday, October 31, 2015 (All day)
Monday, October 31, 2016 (All day)
Tuesday, October 31, 2017 (All day)
Description: 

Plant your cover crop and remove non-organic material from your plot by this date.

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Main Water Shutoff

Oct
11
Thursday, October 31, 2013 (All day)
Description: 

The main water supply will be shut off for the winter.

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Get cover crop and lime

Oct
11
Thursday, October 17, 2013 - 11:30am to 12:30pm
Description: 

Sandy will be at the garden to hand out cover crop and lime and to answer questions/give directions. You must pick up cover crop and lime in person this year.

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