Learn how our new projects are coming: little free libraries, 7 wonders of ballard bike tour, legislation for sustainability, ballard sprouts…
check in with your old favorites: ballard knitters for the homeless, rainwise, market gleaning, ballard urban gardeners, b-green building talks…
help develop some new projects in the works: ballard community wildlife habitat?, ballard tool library?, ballard skills bank?, community solar?…
see our new website up and running
find out how you can get more involved
meet Sustainable Ballard organizers and enthusiasts
Title: 5th Annual Ballard Edible Garden Tour
Who: Sustainable Ballard invites you to a self-guided walking / biking tour of food gardens in the central area of Ballard.
What: Be inspired! Check out your neighbors’ gardens. This walking or biking tour provides examples of creative uses of parking strips, containers, raised beds, chicken coops, fruit trees, berries, bees and more! Meet the gardeners and ask questions. The tour includes a dozen gardens to explore within walking distance of Trinity United Methodist Church and Salmon Bay School.
Be entered into a Raffle of gardening books, supplies & Fiskars tools.
Get your gardening questions answered by local NW gardening authors.
When: Saturday June 29, 2013, 10am - 3pm.
Where: Buy your ticket/map at the parking lot west of Trinity United Methodist Church, 6512 23rd Ave NW, on the day of the tour.
Cost: $10 (kids are free) supports Sustainable Ballard's community projects.
More info: Visit www.sustainableballard.org
Contact Paula Jenson ([email protected]) if you would like to volunteer or have a garden you would like to be included in the tour.
Buy your ticket/map at the parking lot west of Trinity United Methodist Church
Second Use’s spring workshop series continues with a garden gates workshop Sunday, April 7, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Second Use’s manager and resident landscaping expert, Dave Lacey, will lead the workshop. Guests will see examples of gates built from Second Use materials, learn how to build a salvaged gate themselves, figure out how to install it, and get ideas for creative landscaping in general.
Come to Sky Nursery on Saturday, March 2, for our FOURTH Annual Prune-a-Thon. We will offer free pruning classes on two stages throughout the day. See below for topics and times. A bevy of professional garden designers will offer free 15-minute garden-design consultations, so bring along a photo of an area in your garden that needs reworking.