The Magnuson Community Garden
At the Warren G. Magnuson Park
Seattle Parks and Recreation
Amphitheater  | Childrens' Garden | Native Borders | Native Plant Nursery | Orchard  | P-Patch  
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The Magnuson Community Garden Mission

The mission of Magnuson Community Garden is to enhance the quality of urban life and strengthen community bonds by creating and sustaining an organic garden in Magnuson Park that will foster environmental stewardship, horticultural education, rejuvenation, and recreation


News

The Magnuson Community Garden is the proud recipient of a 2013 BECU People Helping People Award announced October 22. This $10,000 gift will support vital maintenance to help keep the garden inviting and accessible for all our visitors.

Overview

This year, 2013, marks the 12th anniversary of the four-acre multipurpose community garden built in Seattle's Warren G. Magnuson Park by neighborhood volunteers in cooperation with the Seattle Parks Department and the Department of Neighborhoods. The project was funded in part by a Department of Neighborhoods Large Project Award, the Pro Parks Levy, and private donations.

The garden was designed by Barker Landscape Architects through a public participation process over several months. A central feature of the garden is an arbor at the top of the amphitheater, designed and built  by Jon Ruhnke Landscaping; a gift of the University Lions Club. More about the Arbor

Among the garden components are:  An amphitheater, a children's garden, a native plant demonstration area, a native plant nursery, an orchard, and P-Patch plots.

The garden was designed to provide support programs for seniors, transitional housing residents,  youth, people with special needs, and neighborhood P-Patch gardeners.  Its purpose is to encourage people to enjoy the an environment and learn about sustainable practices. It promotes beauty, neighborliness, living and stewardship of the natural resources of the Sand Point Peninsula.


Magnuson Community Garden, Warren G. Magnuson Park - 6344 N.E. 74th St., Suite 104 - Seattle, WA 98115