All of Washington State votes by mail. If you are a registered voter, you'll receive your ballot and voters' pamphlet through the U.S. mail about 15-20 days prior to the election (earlier to military and overseas voters). Ballots and voters’ pamphlets are mailed separately by bulk mail, so may arrive in your mailbox on … [Read more...] about Vote on Election Day. It’s smart. And it’s free.
Home vegetable gardening is one of the most rewarding DIY (do-it-yourself) projects anyone can do, whether you own or rent a house, or live in a condominium or apartment. Growing some of your own food is great for the earth, does wonders for your belly, and can feed your soul. A vegetable garden in the city … [Read more...] about Guide to starting a vegetable garden in the city
Celebrating 30 years in 2018, the Northwest Flower & Garden Show featured inspirational, beautiful, educational, and fun garden design ideas. The designers and landsacpers were asked to incorporate a garden party theme into their display. The garden designs embrace current trends in urban gardening, sustainability, … [Read more...] about 7 design ideas from hwest Flower & Garden Show
Did you know that some of your neighbors grow food in a free community garden? If you’d like to join them, here’s what you need to know. About Seattle P-Patch community garden program The name P-Patch comes from the program’s first community garden, which started in 1973 at Picardo Farm in north Seattle. So, the ‘P’ … [Read more...] about Stretch your grocery budget: join p-patch garden
The African American legacy at Seattle Parks and Recreation is a lasting one. From the mid-1960s until 1987, Seattle Parks had the services of Willis Lee Ball, who went to work for the Seattle Parks Department when he was just 35 years old. He started as the parks recreation manager and several years later was … [Read more...] about Seattle parks named after African Americans
Festál, presented by Seattle Center in partnership with community organizations, is a year-long series of FREE cultural festivals that honor the richness and diversity of the Pacific Northwest. Seattle Center Festál presents these free world festivals on weekends throughout the year. Each event highlights the distinct … [Read more...] about Free weekend cultural festivals at Seattle Center