Gardening Spot Videos for KOMO5.com
Rose Egge has created a series of gardening videos for KOMO5 featuring our newest employee, Meagan McManus. Click here to view the videos!
Seattle Tilth - a non-profit organic gardening and urban ecology organization with demonstration gardens, children’s programs, workshops and events.
Center for Urban Horticulture - The University of Washington Botanic Gardens sustains managed to natural ecosystems and the human spirit through plant research, display, and education.
West Seattle Garden Tour - the Seventeenth Annual West Seattle Garden Tour is coming up on July 17, 2011. Spend a day visiting and enjoying some of West Seattle’s signature residential gardens.
Each year the tour donates a portion of the proceeds to projects promoting horticultural education or to community gardeners.
Other helpful links:
Evergreen Landscaping and Materials
(West Seattle Landscape and Stone suppliers)
Sustainable West Seattle brings together communitya nd sustainability in West Seattle.
The Seattle Children’s PlayGarden provides children of all abilities full access to outdoor recreation space and offering inclusive programs that encourage every child’s potential. The PlayGarden provides a well-designed, safe, and supportive environment to interact with nature, to learn, to explore, and to create. Here children will enhance their cognitive, motor, and social skills—and develop their sense of wonder and independence.
The West Seattle Helpline is a non-profit social service agency dedicated to helping members of the West Seattle community. WS Helpline provides information, referrals, and limited financial assistance to help working families in need. We strive toward a strong community of “neighbors helping neighbors.”
Become a master composter with Seattle Tilth’s free 3 week program. Learn how to raise chickens too! www.seattletilth.org
A Seattle family explores “gardening, canning, chickens and all things agrarian.” www.theurbanfarmersalmanac.com
For information on native plants visit Washington Native Plant Society.www.wnps.org
If you are interested in joining your local P-Patch visitwww.seattle.gov/neighborhoods/ppatch.
Looking to combine gardening and philanthropy? You can grow produce for food banks or at the P-Patch. www.solid-ground.org
Chinook Book has published some articles online about raising chickens. www.ecometro.com