Buy a copy of the Maritime NW Garden Guide, Teach Peace Through Gardening, a handy Seattle Tilth apron or one of our other items for sale.
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Purchase items online by following the links below to Paypal. Or stop by our office Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (Saturdays by appointment with the Garden Hotline) with exact change, check, visa or mastercard, or use this old school mail order form. Books will be shipped within a week of purchase but expect a delay during holidays.
"Your Farm in the City: An Urban Dweller's Guide to Growing Food and Raising Animals"
Written specifically for city-dwellers, this one-of-a-kind, all-in-one resource tells how to grow organic produce, raise livestock including chickens, ducks, rabbits, goats and even run a small farm in any urban environment, from a roof top or window box to a city lot or backyard. Published by Black Dog and Leventhal with 320 pages in paperback and 100 two-color illustrations. Written by Lisa Taylor and the gardeners of Seattle Tilth. Find out more about the book and author events. $18.95 + tax and shipping.
Seattle Tilth's "Maritime Northwest Garden Guide"
Our best-selling book, this is an essential month-by-month manual tailored to our climate and growing season and useful for beginning to advanced gardeners. The 78-page guide outlines each month's garden tasks and lists hundreds of vegetable, herb and flower varieties to plant. It also includes strategies for year-round gardening, articles about organic gardening techniques and activities for kids. $14.95 + tax and shipping.
- Ciscoe Morris, radio and TV gardening expert.
Seattle Tilth's "Teaching Peace Through Gardening"
This manual, developed for teachers and garden educators by Seattle Tilth, combines garden care with games and art for a fun and educational program. Activities and lessons are appropriate for children of elementary school age. $10 + tax and shipping.
"Worms Eat My Garbage"
The only book you'll ever need for worm composting, written by compost pioneer Mary Appelhof. $12.95 + tax and shipping.
"A Chicken in Every Yard"
The Urban Farm Store's guide to chicken keeping. With everything that first timers will need to get started - along with expert tips for more seasoned keepers - this colorful, nuts and bolts manual proves that keeping chickens is all it's cracked up to be. Written by Robert and Hannah Litt. $19.99 + tax and shipping.
We sell worms! You can buy 1/3 of a pound of red wiggler worms for food waste composting for $11.00 in Suite 100 of the Good Shepherd Center in Wallingford. Be sure to have a worm bin set up and ready to house them! Feel free to call the Garden Hotline with any questions: (206) 633-0224 or email@example.com. Mail order worms are available from Yelm Earthworm and Castings Farm.
Extend the growing season by protecting plants from the cold with a cloche. Our “mini-greenhouse” kits are quick and easy to set-up. Each kit contains all the materials you need to build a 3 foot tall plastic hoop house that will fit over will fit over a 8 foot long by 3 foot wide garden bed: flexible polyethylene pipe, greenhouse polyethylene film and garden clips to attach the plastic to the hoops.
You can pick it up at the Seattle Tilth office. $45 + tax.
REEMAY (Floating Row Cover)
Protect your garden against pests and harsh weather conditions! Floating row cover, sold under the trade name Remay, is a lightweight spun polyethylene fabric that you can use to cover your plants that will keep a number of pests from laying their eggs on your vegetables. Reemay allows 75% light transmission, protects against frost down to 30 degrees F and is light enough to “float with” rather than weight down your plants as they grow. We carry 10 foot by 12 foot pieces.
You can pick it up at the Seattle Tilth office. $11 + tax and shipping.
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