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2017’s STARTS seeded by Sprouts volunteers

Volunteers have seeded lettuce, chard, tomatoes, peppers, kale and Asian greens for distribution to Seattle Giving Gardeners. Later there’ll be summer squash and cucumbers. When will these be ready to distribute? It depends upon the weather: our greenhouses are passive greenhouses but cozy, even on our snowy days. We’ll send a notice through the city of Seattle’s listserve when they’re ready. Hint: perhaps late March or early April for the cooler weather crops; May for warmer weather crops. And THANK YOU to the volunteers who make this happen every Spring.

Seed Exchange Event Saturday January 28 2016

here’s the notice:

It’s seed swap time! Share your edible garden and get inspired to try a new vegetable variety at the Great Seattle Seed Swap, sponsored by the King County Seed Lending Library.
The Northwest Seattle Swap is happening this Saturday, Jan. 28, 1-3 p.m., at the Phinney Neighborhood Center, 6532 Phinney Ave. N. (lower building).
In attendance: Seattle Tilth Garden Hotline, P-Patch, Seattle Farm Co-op, and our special guest, Krista Rome with Bellingham’s Resilient Seeds.
Take a 15-minute workshop, browse the Resource table, buy a raffle ticket to support the library (and win great swag!), buy from Resilient Seeds, lend a hand at the seed cleaning table, and of course swap and share seeds!
Other upcoming swaps:
Northeast Seattle: Saturday, Feb. 11, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Meadowbrook Community Center
Snoqualmie Valley: Saturday, Feb. 4, 11 a.m.–2:30 p.m., Cedarcrest High School, Duvall

Plant starts are beginning to sprout!

Planted starts are beginning to sprout!