March Edible Plant Sale
Come out for the best selection of edible plants perfect for putting in the ground in March.
Mar 16, 2013
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||Chris Iberle|
|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 16, 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.
See what plants we are selling so you can plan your shopping list. We'll also have seed varieties including
lettuce, beans, kale, carrot, beet, radish and more from Seattle Seed Co. Most veggies are
$3, herbs and flowers $4; tree and shrub prices vary.
Vegetable Plant List
Herb & Flower Plant List
Fruiting Tree & Shrub Plant List
Early Bird Sale: Friday, March 15, 6-7:30 p.m.
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 15. A limited number of
tickets are available as a special fundraiser to benefit Seattle Tilth's
educational programs, and all our volunteers get in for free.
Participating is fun! Volunteers will be invited to the Early Bird Sale for early shopping on March 15 from 6-7:30 p.m. Help sell plants, help shoppers, load compost, checkout, and much more.
Sign up for a job and shift today!
We'll have some great educational presentations to get your early spring garden growing right.
11 a.m. - Warm Up the Garden with Cloches, with Sue Hartman, Garden Hotline
12 p.m. - Growing Onions, with Lisa Taylor, author of “Your Farm in the City”
1 p.m. - Grow Veggies in Containers, with Falaah Jones, garden educator
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!
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.
Thank you event 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.
We appreciate help getting the word out! Print the poster and put up in your neighborhood.
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 4 and 5 - it's the largest in the region and features an astounding variety of summer crops. Thank You!
Thank you for supporting Seattle Tilth -- all proceeds support Seattle Tilth's garden and farm education programs.