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July 2, 2012

Ballard Farmer's Market...the most fun I've had all week!


It is not at all rare for me to be found in Old Ballard on Sunday morning, because the most marvelous Farmer's Market takes place there every week year round.  Booths of all kinds... vegetables, fresh salmon, amazing cheese,  local honey, flowers, crafts, street musicians, happy ...

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May 17, 2012

Farmers Market Guide For The Greater Seattle Area


It’s mid-May and our region’s Farmer’s Markets are opening for business.

Even though the region is home to a number of fabulous year-round markets, most locations are seasonal. Do you enjoy eating fresh and local? Our farmers markets support many local farmers as well as provide a great place ...

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May 13, 2012

Wallingford Tour of Kathleen's P Patch

While exploring the Good Shepard P Patch in Wallingford, I met Kathleen, a Wallingford local, who had just gotten her P Patch after being on the waiting list for 6 years.  She was kind enough to give me a quick tour and explain how it works.




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May 9, 2012

Seattle Tilth Demonstration Garden Album

Entering Seattle Tilth 

There is an oasis in the middle of Wallingford.  For over 100 years The Good Shepard Center has been there, and the Seattle Tilth Demonstration Garden is now a part of the grounds.

Volunteers and staff provide classes, summer camps, and demonstrate sustainable gardening practices that enlighten and ...

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May 2, 2012

Seattle Built Green Listings For May 2012


Happy May! Spring is the start of  a busy season for home buyers and home sellers. This Spring is no exception with the greater Seattle market heating up. Currently there are 50 Built Green homes on the market in Seattle. The highest priced property is in Leschi listed at ...

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April 24, 2012

It’s Rose Tonic Time In The Greater Seattle Area


Roses. One of the most beautiful flowers in the world. Roses are symbolic of so many emotions. Different colors represent different sentiments.

It’s that time of year around the greater Seattle/Everett region. If you have not done so yet, it is time to prune back your roses by ...

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April 17, 2012

April Means Earth Day – Earthday 2012 Events and Information For The Greater Seattle Area

 April around Seattle is beautiful. The cherry trees are in flower, bulbs are starting to bloom, the weather begins to feel a little like Spring, and it’s time to celebrate our Earth.

Earth Day started back in 1970 and capitalized on the emerging consciousness, channeling the energy of the anti-war protest ...

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March 31, 2012

Time To Spruce Up Your Home To Sell? Do It Naturally – Tips From Accredited Staging Professionals


Spring has sprung. And with it comes a positive prediction for home sellers in the greater Seattle area. With inventory down and homes without third party liens harder to find, this Spring is shaping up to be great for sellers in our region.

The sun is shining  and all ...

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March 28, 2012

Good Shepard Center in Wallingford

Map of Wallingford 

The Good Shepard Center in Wallingford is on the grounds of an old school and serves a variety of  community functions.  The playground at one side is used by the Meridian School and other groups that use the building.   The Good Shepard Center is also home for the Neo Art ...

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March 25, 2012

Meridian Park in Wallingford

Wallingford Neighborhood Meridian Park, P Patch, and Good Shepard Center

Meridian Park Playground 

Right at the edge of Wallingford before you get to Green Lake, and right between I-5 and Hwy 99, is Meridian Park.  The playground is one of the best in the area. There are lots of engaging play ...

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