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Seed Starts/February Garden Work! 4 Replies

Started by Knox Gardner. Last reply by michelle maury Jan 18, 2010.

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Comment by Cornelia on September 24, 2008 at 12:35pm
Willi's site Diggin Food! Recipes, how-to's, gorgeous photos.
Comment by Willi on September 24, 2008 at 9:36pm
This weekend I'm planting mache, shallots, and lots of lettuces.
Comment by Knox Gardner on January 23, 2009 at 2:51am
Our mache looks small, but quite lovely, surviving the winter and snow just fine in the cloche!
Comment by Cornelia on March 20, 2009 at 10:31am
We're building an online tour guide for bands on the road...would you add Burgerville to the list? Where else would you send hungry broke musicians for a righteous nosh?
Comment by Rozzy Gosnell on September 16, 2009 at 10:11pm
I stumbled on this site while on diggin food. Thanks Willi! This social networking site is way better than facebook. It's great to read about all the awsome things going on all over the country. -Rozzy
Comment by Cornelia on February 1, 2010 at 2:50pm
AlleyCat Acres has some February events listed that look unmissable!

"January and February are definitely the hardest months for those of us who love to garden... you can step outside and weed a bit on the dry days, but it's too cold to start new plants, and too dark for even the weeds to grow very fast! Once you've sent off the seed order, it's easy to just sit around biting your nails and waiting for spring.

Well, there are a few other things coming up that you could spend time on:

On February 3rd, MacArthur Genius Grant recipient Will Allen will be speaking about urban agriculture at Mercer Middle School. This lecture by one of the country's most prominent urban farmers is a free event.

The following week, join Sustainable Seattle on February 11th for their first annual Environmental Film Festival. In addition to five films, their schedule includes a free shellfish tasting bar! Those of us who are college students are always on the lookout for free food. ;)

Finally, on February 20th from 1-4pm, Community Harvest of Southwest Seattle is holding a seed swap and sale at South Seattle Community College. Seed mini-packets are 75 cents, and there will be a free seed table. "
Comment by Rozzy Gosnell on February 21, 2010 at 5:37pm
Want to go to a free workshop on keeping a small city chicken flock? Come to my workshop:
Backyard Chicken Farming 101
Saturday, April 10th: 11:00 am
http://www.citypeoples.com/gardenstore/workshop.html
Comment by Kimberly Ann on March 16, 2010 at 5:54pm
Hi! Do you have any big plans for the Spring Equinox on Saturday? The weather is supposed to be gorgeous in western WA. Sounds like a perfect day for tearing up more of my lawn for garden beds.
Comment by Rozzy Gosnell on December 1, 2010 at 2:18am
Room for rent in cute little farm house shared one other awesome person. Rent is $550, WD, gas range, big chicken coop, food forest landscaping but also open veggie garden space. Plenty of storage space, bus route right outside the door and two beautiful parks in walking distance. There is a really tight urban farm community in the area. Check out the add and spread the word.
http://seattle.craigslist.org/see/roo/2085911867.html
Comment by Ginny Hopper on January 14, 2012 at 5:30pm

Hello Everyone! and TY Cornelia for starting this group!

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