KUOW - Gardening Boom

Covid started gardening boom. Now new challenges fuel interest

KUOW March 31, 2022
The pandemic’s gardening boom kept nurseries busy. Seed companies were caught off guard and ran out of seeds. And non-profits like Tilth Alliance, got swamped with phone calls or emails. Many of the questions were about soil. Turns out, people built raised beds, but often filled them with compost.
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It’s time: How to start a veggie garden this year

The Seattle Times March 10, 2022
You’ve decided: This is your year. Your year to harvest armfuls of homegrown produce or flowers from your yard. To make salsa in summer, potato leek soup in fall and collard greens for New Year’s Day.
Read MoreIt’s time: How to start a veggie garden this year

For some WA families, gardening starts with food stamps

Crosscut March 3, 2022
Using food assistance to grow gardens could prove useful if more people — and retailers — knew about it.
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Seattle Refined

How does your garden grow? With help from these classes at Tilth Alliance

Seattle Refined February 27, 2022
A great place to start your garden education is with Tilth Alliance, a local nonprofit that focuses on issues surrounding growing organic food, such as sustainability, education, and justice.
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Seattle Refined - 8 Things To Do

8 things to do now so your PNW garden grows later

Seattle Refined February 18, 2022
When the soil is too cool for planting just about anything, there are still things that you can do to get ready for the upcoming growing season.
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Seattle Times - Giving Grove

Tilth Alliance and The Giving Grove team to plan and plant community orchards for a healthy and equitable future

The Seattle Times January 22, 2022
Tilth Alliance is partnering with The Giving Grove, an organization whose mission is to strengthen the health and wellness of communities by facilitating a nationwide network of small sustainable orchards.
Read MoreTilth Alliance and The Giving Grove team to plan and plant community orchards for a healthy and equitable future

Cold-weather crops: How to grow herbs, microgreens and sprouts indoors for garden-fresh flavor, even in winter

The Seattle Times January 13, 2022
You can’t beat homegrown edible plants for high-impact flavor and nutrition. The longer they go from soil to fork, the weaker their content — from flavor-enhancing sugars to immune-system-boosting antioxidants.
Read MoreCold-weather crops: How to grow herbs, microgreens and sprouts indoors for garden-fresh flavor, even in winter
A woman speaks into a microphone while presenting at Tilth Conference

Tilth Conference tackles ‘existential challenges’

Capital Press November 10, 2021
When the Tilth Alliance gathers next week, they’ll discuss how farmers are facing “existential challenges.”
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Seattle Times - Drought Tolerant Gardens

Seattle’s hotter summers call for landscaping that’s drought-tolerant

The Seattle Times August 19, 2021
Typically, June is still a misty month in Seattle, which helps plants survive the region’s typical dry season from July through September. But those Junes haven’t been happening for the past several years, and this year has shown that our dry season can get very dry.
Read MoreSeattle’s hotter summers call for landscaping that’s drought-tolerant
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