Working for a safe, affordable, vibrant, innovative, and interconnected city.
Learn More
Seattle.gov Home Page
Seattle.gov This Department
Link to Department of Neighborhoods Home Page Link to Department of Neighborhoods Home Page Link to Department of Neighborhoods About Us Page Link to Department of Neighborhoods Contact Us Page
Bernie Agor Matsuno, Director
EventsGet InvolvedNewsResourcesCustomer Service Bureau
Historic Preservation
Neighborhood Matching Fund
Neighborhood District Coordinators
Outreach and Engagement
P-Patch Community Gardening Program
Garden Locations
How P-Patch Works
Starting a New P-Patch
Community Food Security
Market Gardening
Youth Gardening
Events
Resources
About Us
Contact Us
Major Institutions and Schools
 
P-Patch Community Gardens

Bitter Lake

2 Years Behind Us, Many More Ahead!

“Bitter Lake P Patch provides us with lots of adventures and opportunities to learn about gardening. We gain insights from our neighboring gardeners, our plants, our soil, even our weeds, but most of all, we learned that there is nothing so thrilling, as gathering, eating, and giving away the vegetables we grow.

carrots and onion harvest

Many volunteer hours are put in annually and several P-Patchers had an expansive learning experience - the Bitter Lake P-Patch Great Pumpkin Experiment. An area was fenced in, the pumpkin seeds were planted, and then tenderly cared for by fellow gardeners. The pumpkin did not grow so giant, but did get giant enough to get “oohs” and “awes” from preschoolers and after school program students. We thank Gloria for donating a section of her plot for this endeavor.

Even though this was only our second summer at Bitter Lake P-Patch, it is clear we have become an operable garden”.

work party volunteers


Get Involved

The best way to stay up to date about the Bitter Lake P-Patch is by joining the community-run e-mail list.


Getting A Garden Plot

Also be sure to join the Interest List to make sure we know you're interested in this P-Patch and to receive periodic email updates from the P-Patch program.

 

Levy Logo

Directions

(Map)

From Downtown:

  1. I-5 North
  2. Exit 175 (NE 145th Street)
  3. Left onto 5th Ave NE
  4. Left on NE 145th Street
  5. Left at Linden Ave N

  mark
Address

N 143rd & Linden Ave N (Map)

Details

Size: 15,000 sq'
Established: 2013
Number of plots: 29
Plot Size: 100 & 200 sq'
Average wait: new
Ownership of land: Seattle Public Utilities

Features

Parks & Green Spaces Levy Funding

Bus Routes

358, 28, 5
Metro Bus Trip Planner

Links

E-mail List

Interest List

How Plots are Assigned.

Facebook

Flickr Photos

Project Planning and Development History

Meeting Notes
Garden Design

 
Neighborhoods Home | About Us | Contact Us | Events | Get Involved | News
Resources | Customer Service Bureau