March Edible Plant Sale
Come out for the best selection of edible plants perfect for putting in the ground in March.
Mar 15, 2014
from 09:00 am to 03:00 pm
|Where||Pacific Market Center Parking Garage, 6100 4th Ave S (enter on 5th Ave S), Seattle WA 98108|
|Contact Name||Amanda Boyle|
|Contact Phone||(206)633-0451 ext. 119|
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Get ready for spring gardening!
Come out to this festive spring gardener gathering and find a huge selection of edible plant starts perfect for spring planting. It's on Saturday, March 15, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Pacific Market Center garage. Admission is FREE - come browse and get ideas for your spring garden!
Variety is the Spice of Life
Choose from a wide selection of organically, sustainably and locally grown veggies, herbs, edible flowers, fruit shrubs, fruit trees, seeds, supplies and knowledge galore -- perfect for planting in March. Seattle Tilth garden educators have carefully selected varieties that grow well in our maritime northwest climate. You will find:
Easy-to-grow plants for beginners such as lettuce, greens and peas
Favorites such as collards, kale, Swiss chard, rhubarb and strawberries.
Exotic, rare and heirloom plants that will excite more experienced gardeners including asparagus, horseradish, artichokes, onions, broccoli and blueberries.
Irresistible highlights for foodies include edible flowers, bulbing fennel, red scallions, Romanesco broccoli and dozens of culinary herbs.
Fruiting shrubs and fruit bearing trees will be available from Burnt Ridge Nursery.
Early Bird Sale: Friday, March 14
For people who want to shop early with limited crowds and first choice, come to the Early Bird Sale 6-7:30 p.m. on Friday, March 14. A limited number of tickets are available for $25, a special fundraiser to benefit Seattle Tilth's educational programs. People who volunteer for this event get in for free.
Tickets are $25; Early Bird online ticket sales have expired but tickets are still available at the door!
See what plants we are selling so you can plan your shopping list. Most veggies are $3, herbs and flowers $4; tree and shrub prices vary.
Participating is fun! Volunteers will be invited to the Early Bird Sale for early shopping on March 14 from 6-7:30 p.m. Help sell plants, help shoppers, load compost, checkout, and much more. SIGN UP TO VOLUNTEER!
Pick-up a Wristband in the Morning
A staggered entry system allows the maximum number of people to enjoy the sale and keep the entrance flowing smoothly during the the high tide (probably 9-10 a.m.). Enjoy vendors in the parking lot while you wait to enter the sale!
Check out these great programs, featuring topical discussions about spring planting:
10 a.m. Warm up the Garden with Cloches with Sue Hartman, Garden Hotline
11 a.m. Growing Onions with Lisa Taylor, author of "Your Farm in the City"
Noon Companion Planting with Falaah Jones, garden educator
Take a look at some ideas to help you have a great time at the sale. Read our Hot Tips for Happy Shopping.
See where our plants come from! If you have more questions about our growers, please visit the Seattle Tilth booth at the plant sale.
See the list of all our growers.
Get Directions to Pacific Market Center
Get directions to our venue, Pacific Market Center, just 3 miles straight south of downtown Seattle on 4th Ave. South. Parking is plentiful. Access the sale and parking via 5th Ave. S.
At the sale we will accept cash, checks with ID and Visa/Master Card credit cards.
Download the poster and help spread the word. We appreciate your help!
Two Plant Sales
Our March Edible Plant Sale specializes in early spring plants perfect for putting in the ground in March. Be sure to also attend our May Edible Plant Sale on May 3 and 4 - it's the largest in the region and features an astounding variety of summer crops. Thank You!
Thank You to Our Sponsors!
Businesses and organizations can support Seattle Tilth's mission and connect with our community through event sponsorship. Contact us to find out about sponsor opportunities with Seattle Tilth (206) 633-0451 ext. 119.