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David Johnson
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2018 Sustainable NE Seattle Garden Tour - June 16 at NE Seattle

June 16, 2018 from 10am to 2pm
Sustainable NE Seattle is hosting a garden tour on Saturday, June 16th from 10AM until 2 PM.  If you have a new or old; big or small; productive or not so productive garden and want to be part of the tour please contact me. Gardens can be food producing, wildlife habitat,  native plant, or other types demonstrating sustainable practices.David Johnsondjohnson450@comcast.netSee More
Apr 23
JF Coughlin commented on David Johnson's event 2017 Sustainable NE Seattle Garden Tour
"Hello Neighbours! I am happy to do this as a group, for those who wish to join me.  I can take 6 passengers. Of course, if that's allowed. David? Cheers, JF"
Jun 15, 2017
David Johnson commented on David Johnson's event 2017 Sustainable NE Seattle Garden Tour
"Mercedes, If you download the Google map you should be able to set a walking route and determine the approximate time to walk from one garden to another.  Since the gardens are spread from NE 125th St to NE 555th St; it is unlikely that you…"
Jun 15, 2017
Mercedes Lawry commented on David Johnson's event 2017 Sustainable NE Seattle Garden Tour
"Any idea how long/far this would be to walk (not counting garden perusal)? Thanks"
Jun 15, 2017
JF Coughlin commented on David Johnson's event 2017 Sustainable NE Seattle Garden Tour
"Thanks David. The map looks good and comprehensive. Thank you to all who are participating. I can't wait to see your gardens and learn!"
Jun 13, 2017
David Johnson commented on David Johnson's event 2017 Sustainable NE Seattle Garden Tour
"In response to JF's comment, the tour is not a group tour.  Just look at the map and start anywhere you like."
Jun 11, 2017
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2017 Sustainable NE Seattle Garden Tour at NE Seattle

June 17, 2017 from 10am to 2pm
Our Garden Tour is your opportunity to see a variety of sustainable practices and meet the gardeners who are doing something about our concerns for the environment.Print a copy of the map and begin at any garden location6_2017%20GARDEN%20TOUR%20MAP%20PG.pdfYou can access a Google map via the link in the event details…See More
Jun 11, 2017
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2017 Sustainable NE Seattle Garden Tour at NE Seattle

June 17, 2017 from 10am to 3pm
Our Garden Tour is your opportunity to see a variety of sustainable practices and meet the gardeners who are doing something about our concerns for the environment.Print a copy of the map and begin at any garden location6_2017%20GARDEN%20TOUR%20MAP%20PG.pdfYou can access a Google map via the link in the event details…See More
Apr 12, 2017
Sharon A. commented on David Johnson's event Sustainable NE Seattle Garden Tour
"That was a blast! I learned SO much, and I am truly inspired. Thanks for setting it up and to all who opened their gardens and brains to all us visitors!"
Jun 18, 2016
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Sustainable NE Seattle Garden Tour at NE Seattle

June 18, 2016 from 10am to 2pm
The 2016 Sustainable NE Seattle's Urban Farmers Group Garden Tour is this Saturday.  We have 9 gardens to visit that include newer gardens and others that are well established as well as some with livestock. There is a Google map attached to the event details (above) that includes locations and garden descriptions.  The following link is to a pdf version of the same map that is more printer friendly.…See More
Jun 13, 2016
David Johnson replied to Jim Gagnon's discussion Eight Row Flint (Otto File Flint)? in the group Urban Farmers
"Growing corn in our area takes a lot of space, water, and nitrogen for a modest crop.  That said I am planting some multi-colored popcorn that my granddaughter picked out of a catalog. Don't know 8-row flint corn.  What is its claim…"
May 26, 2016
David Johnson commented on Susan Gregory's group Urban Farmers
"Last call to urban farmers for gardens to include in our tour on Saturday, June 18th  If you have a new or old; big or small; productive or not so productive garden and want to be part of the tour or have questions please contact me.David…"
May 18, 2016
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Sustainable NE Seattle Garden Tour at NE Seattle

June 18, 2016 from 10am to 3pm
The 2016 Sustainable NE Seattle's Urban Farmers Group Garden Tour is this Saturday.  We have 9 gardens to visit that include newer gardens and others that are well established as well as some with livestock. There is a Google map attached to the event details (above) that includes locations and garden descriptions.  The following link is to a pdf version of the same map that is more printer friendly.…See More
May 11, 2016
David Johnson commented on Susan Gregory's group Urban Farmers
"Hey there Urban Farmers,We are going to host a garden tour on Saturday, June 18th and seeking urban farmers who would like to be included. So if you have a new or old; big or small; productive or not so productive garden and want to be part of the…"
May 2, 2016
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Urban Farmers - Open discussion on gardening in dry times at David Johnson's

October 20, 2015 from 7pm to 9pm
As a follow up to the general meeting on 'Drought, the new normal?'; the Urban Farmers group will meet to share our experiences in growing food over the hot dry summer.  Topics can include soil management, mulching, drought tolerant vegetables, cultivation techniques to maximize growth with minimal watering, as well as your experience of what worked and failed over the past season.See More
Oct 8, 2015
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Urban Farmers April Meeting at David Johnson's

April 11, 2015 from 10am to 12pm
Spring is here and it is time to plan the groups activities for the year as well as share plans for our individual gardens.  This month we will continue our conversation on garden planning and organic pest management methods for apples and pears.We can develop a list to those willing to host a garden tour and host the monthly Urban Farmer's meeting.Agenda: Quick garden tour, share garden plans, Urban Farmer planning for monthly meetings and garden tour(s), general discussion on garden planning…See More
Mar 26, 2015

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What parts of our mission are you interested in (for example, growing food/food security, appropriate energy technologies, transportation, community building, etc.)?
urban food production, horticulture
How do you see yourself being involved with Sustainable NE Seattle? What skills, talents and passions are you willing to share?
I work as a transportation consultant providing transportation planning and design services to private and public clients throughout the northwest. I also have a long term previous career as a horticulturist and have what I feel is a pretty good understanding of how to grow ornamentals and food crops in the urban environment.
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Wedgwood/Morningside

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At 2:05pm on March 15, 2010, Peter Luyckx said…
Thanks for the elephant garlic starts. I came by today and grabbed a pot :-)

Peter
 
 
 

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