Winter Crop Guide notes

Posted by on Sep 15, 2014 in LITTLE POSTS | 0 comments Hello Fall! Thank you for being a CSPS Member. We appreciate you for growing local and also supporting our greenhouse program and hope you get more out of your garden this Winter. As CSPS members you are always welcome to visit our greenhouse operation.   Please let us know if you need help in your garden this fall. We actually enjoy doing maintenance! Refer your friends—pass them this card & they will get 50% discount on a season of starts! LIKE CEL”s Page—->...

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Posted by on Sep 1, 2014 in Blog, Newsletter | 0 comments

Garden Gnome News, April, May, June, July, August and September 2014 Volume 6 Issue 4-9  (we were busy)  Dear Cascadian Food Grower, Spring was a blast.  This year we stayed small, and although the work load was insane at times, we enjoyed working on some projects.  Check out this roof top garden, or this Edible Front Yard!  And also this fun patio with drystack raised bed, waiting for plants!  (insert links) If you had an Edible Landscape…..  you would be having way to much food right now, and be...

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Winter Crops membership open. Distribution 9/19. Planting now. Please select preferences

Posted by on Aug 20, 2014 in LITTLE POSTS | 0 comments

Hello, Now that Fall crops are delivered (we still have a half dozen flats available)We invite you to sign up and select your preferences for Winter Crops, Distribution target date  9/19. Sign up at 1. Sign in, and update your profile, 2. purchase a membership, or if you have signed up already, 3. select your preferences in our new system! NOTE We are looking for a NEW Bellevue and U-District site, so spread the word! If you would like to perform work-trade for your membership, send an...

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Edible Front Yard 2014

Posted by on Jul 23, 2014 in LITTLE POSTS | 0 comments

Here are some pictures of another fun project from 2014- Edible Front yard. We removed 90% of the sod, installed the planter boxes, planted fruit trees, a huge pollinator garden, and edible natives and other shade tolerant plants along the fence line. The custom driveway box (picture 1&2) , stained with linseed oil, featured a hogwire fence behind it so cucumbers, squash and tomatoes could utilize the structure. Next to the driveway (picture 3&4) we installed a keyhole herb garden under a persimmons tree...

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Edible Rooftop- Wallingford, Seattle, Cascadia

Posted by on Jul 23, 2014 in Blog, Newsletter | 0 comments

Here are some photos of an edible roof we did in Spring of 2014. Overlooking Lake Union with the Space Needle and Seattle skyline in the backdrop, it was a great place to work. Overall, the project was straight forward.  We removed a series of ornamental plants from existing large pots, reinvigorated the soil, and selected perennial edible, berries, trees, herbs, and left some space for veggies. Fortunately, there was already an existing drip irrigation system, to which we made slight modifications for the...

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Posted by on Jul 8, 2014 in LITTLE POSTS | 0 comments

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