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P-Patch Program Seattle Department of Neighbors P-Patch Program - The City of Seattle maintains 2,500 plots on 23 acres of land around Seattle. There are currently three p-patches on the Hill, with a fourth on its way in 2009. If you have the time and the drive, there are ways to create your own p-patch! http://www.cityofseattle.net/ neighborhoods/ppatch/
10 Easy to grow veggies from seed 10. Potatoes
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6 things to remember about gardening in pots Pick the Deepest Pot Possible Water Often (when dry) Fertilize Regularly (organic fertilizer) Choose Varieties Wisely – ones that don’t have big root systems or are smaller varieties Be Consistent – in watering, in weeding, in paying attention to your plants’ needs Don’t Listen to Everything You Hear or Read, and Have fun!
Seattle Tilth - Offers classes, workshops, demonstration gardens, a garden hotline, and plant sales in the spring and fall. http://www.seattletilth.org/
Seattle Free School- Offers free classes on gardening, cooking, repairing, and more. http://seattlefreeschool.googlepages.com/
Washington State University Extension: King County Gardening Fact Sheets - Loads of information for local gardeners. http://www.king.wsu.edu/gardening/gardenfacts.htm
Green Seattle Partnership - A partnership with the City of Seattle and The Cascade Land Conservancy to combat invasive plants and restore native plants to Seattle parks and forest land. http://www.greenseattle.org
One Green Generation - A local gardener offers a growing number of "Gardening 101" articles for the novice gardener. http://1greengeneration.com
Where to buy supplies: LOCAL Local Nurseries
City People's Garden Store: http://www.citypeoples.com/gardenstore/