One Seattle Day of Service

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One Seattle Day of Service Join us on Saturday May 21, 2022 with Seattle Mayor Bruce Harrell, local leaders, and neighbors across our city for the first ever One Seattle Day of Service. Mayor Harrell is inviting thousands of Seattle residents to unite across our city, roll up their sleeves, celebrate service, and give back to your community. Crown Hill will have activities in the community garden and the Holman Grove. Just stop by the Crown Hill Center (9250 14th Ave NW) to check in!

Seed Drops at the Garden

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Make a Seed Drop! Join the Crown Hill Community Garden to make a wildflower "Seed Drop". We definitely had April Showers, and making a seed ball will help bring in those May Flowers! Toss them in your yard, a roundabout, or any patch of ground that needs a little extra nature. Saturday, April 30th 11am-2pm Crown Hill Community Garden 9250 14th Ave NW

Earth (volunteer) Day

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Show the earth and your neighborhood some love! We will have all the necessary supplies for a clean up on Holman Road. Stop by, pick up some trash, and help us keep Crown Hill looking fresh and clean! Saturday, April 23 11am - 1pm Meet at Holman Grove Mary Ave & NW 90th ST (the back of Turtle Coffee / Ace Hardware)

Prepping Your Fall Garden

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Maximize the Last of Sunny Days and Prep Your Garden for Winter The community garden is full of activity as we near the equinox. There are still tomatoes to harvest, but the gardeners are turning their attentions to the task of prepping the garden for winter. Most of the other summer veggies got pulled to make way for the fall and winter garden and cover crop seed is drying in preparation. Gardener Christal was pruning the tomato plants, snipping the flowers that will never have time to fruit. Don't be timid. This move will help to maximize your [...]

Strawberries are Popping, so are Donations

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Strawberries are Popping, so are Donations The garden is looking glorious, and that is before the old boat full of wild flowers gets going. Beautiful, and full of life. Plants, birds, neighbors growing and tending a garden together. More than just creating a community space, Fred makes two deliveries a week to the Ballard Food Bank. This spring that meant growing, harvesting, boxing up and packing onto his bike over 700 pounds of chard, herbs, and lettuce. The standard bundle of chard weighs about 10 oz. Now that we are moving from the spring greens into the heavier [...]

Saturday Garden Work Party – At The Grove!

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After years of planning and waiting and cutting red tape - we are finally ready to install the planters at the corner of 90th and Mary Ave NW.  Join the Crown Hill Community gardeners and learn more about the Holman Grove. Drop by and help us fill the planters! All the food grown in the community garden is for passers by, with the bulk of it donated to the Ballard Food Bank. This year's goal is 3000 pounds! Join this neighborhood effort to create a greener and more delicious Crown Hill! Holman Grove is the garden space first [...]