Assuming the weather continues with mild temperatures and sunny afternoons the greens — Asian greens of various types, a couple of kinds of lettuce, chard and kale will be ready to pick up at the Ballard location the weekend of April 5-6. Hope your beds will be as ready as the plants will be: they’ll need some protection from unexpected storms (such as row cover) and hungry slugs, snails, robins and crows.
Lettuce – Optima & Romaine
Greens – Mustard, Collards, Asian Greens & Bok Choy
Kale – Lacinato (dinosaur) & Green leaf
Chard – Swiss, Rainbow, Fordhook
Onions – Bunching & Scallions
Green Beans, cucumbers, zucchini
Tomatoes: Cherry (Sungold, Sweetie, Super Bush, a couple of others); Salad and Slicing Tomatoes (Stupice; Siletz; Brandywine; Super Beefsteak; Legend)
Herbs – basil
Approximate pickup dates * ^
April 5 – 7 (first weekend in April)
May 3 – 5 (first weekend in May)
May 17-19 (weekend before Memorial Day)
Check back for updates about pick up dates! It all depends on the weather.
Thanks for your feedback in the 2018 SGGN Feedback Survey – here’s the Sprouts response:
We WILL start more Asian Greens in 2019
We WILL NOT start: peas, carrots, potatoes, beets, leeks, spinach, Daikon radish, parsley, cilantro, tomatillos
^ Everything is weather dependent
*Emails will be sent to everyone on the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods Giving Garden listserve.
Despite the recent snow and ice: we gardeners know we need to begin planting. We shared wisdom and seeds on February 16. Thanks to donors: Swansons, Skye, Bellevue Nursery, City Peoples, Urban Earth Nursery, Magnolia Garden Center, Burpee, Renee’s Garden and Johnny’s Seeds.