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Beacon Bluff

Beacon Bluff

Built in 2001/2002 by a dedicated group of neighbors, Beacon Bluff P-Patch is located on a steep, sloped street with sidewalks on each side. We have five walled terraces, each with three garden plots. In addition to decorated terraces with a sunburst designed by one founding gardener, other gardeners have created a lovely flower garden at the base of the hill (featuring a large Buddha head, an archway with climbing roses, and stunning bulb and dahlia beds). Volunteers also maintain native plantings on the upper slope above the P-Patch terraces, with a winding pathway up to 14th Ave S. And if you look closely, you might find renegade edible plantings on the upper slope too!

Directions

(Map)

From Downtown:

  1. Get on Jackson St going East
  2. Turn right on 12th Ave S
  3. Follow across bridge and stay to the left (turns into 15th Ave South)
  4. Head south until you reach South Massachusetts on your right, garden lies between 15th and 14 Ave S
  5. Go south to S Massachusetts and take left
  6. Beacon Bluff P-patch middle of street.

 
Address

1201 15th Ave S
(S Massachusetts at 15th Ave S) (Map)

Details

Size: 1500 sq ft
Established: 2002
Number of plots: 14
Plot Size: 100 sq'
Average wait: 1/2 year
Ownership of land: Seattle Transportation

Features

limited to 100 square foot plots

Sloped site with a native plant area

Bus Routes

36, 60

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