• Donations

    Bounty Beyond Belief

    A big thanks to all the retailers and wholesalers who generously donated to our 2023 seed drive, Our giving gardens will be delighted at the treasure trove of seed we recieved. Cuor di Bue Albenga Tomato, Vorgebirgstraubuen Cucumber. and Kurininishiki Kabocha Squash are just some of eclectic bounty of this years seed drive which will be distributed to gardeners at our annual gathering. Thank you donors! Please support our local and regional retailer and wholesalers who made this possible DONOR LIST

  • Events,  Featured Story,  Growing & Giving in the Community

    Annual Seed Distribution Gathering!

    The Seattle Giving Garden Network invites all giving gardeners to its annual Seed Distribution Gathering. We have hundreds of seed packets that include vegetables, herbs and flowers to be collected for planting in giving gardens around the city. When? Saturday, February 11, 2023 10:30 am Where? Montlake Community Center, 1618 East Calhoun Street, Seattle 98112 There will be a short program of speakers at 11:00 am, and opportunities to meet other giving gardeners who are involved in providing nutritious, healthy produce for our neighbors who cannot afford to purchase organic foods. We will supply tools that are donated by P-Patches that have extras to give away. The Gathering is an opportunity for giving gardeners…

  • Growing & Giving in the Community

    Thank you local companies for your generous seed donations!

    We are so grateful to our many seed retailers and seed companies for their generous seed donations. Their contributions provide seeds to our local giving gardeners, and food banks. This year we also partnered with Northwest Harvest to distribute donated seeds across the state. Please support these wonderful businesses and seed companies that help make this happen! Email us at info@sggn.org if you would like to donate. We are happy to pick up local donations. Urban Earth Nursery City Peoples Mercantile Wells Medina Nursery Bellevue Nursery City Peoples Garden Store Molbaks Maple Leaf True Value Seattle Seed Company Sky Nursery Adaptive Seeds Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds Osborne Seed Co. West…

  • Growing Tips

    Planting quantity verse harvest quantity

    Ever wonder how much produce your plot will produce when you plant seeds or seedlings? Diane Brooks from Delridge Giving Gardens sent us the results from their garden last year. Here’s some numbers from Delridge P-Patch Giving Garden that might help new gardens understand what they can expect from their plantings. The list is the plant, start or seed quantity  = pounds harvested. For example, for 16 tomato plants, they harvested 58 pounds of fruit Plant # of plants or seeds quantity Pounds harvested tomato 16 plants = 58 pounds hot pepper 16 plants = 6 1/2 pounds beets 60 plants = 8 pounds zukes 3 plants 95 pounds Patty…