Lynnwood Gardening Resources

Tips and Tools for Urban Gardeners

We are excited to be partnering with Growing Roots Together to provide our urban gardeners, new and experienced, valuable tools and tips.

We hope that you find the videos and resources here helpful in your urban gardening endeavors.

Watering! With warmer days ahead, knowing when to water your garden and how much can be confusing. In this weeks gardening tips video you will learn four simple tips for watering your veggie garden to save you time, and keep your plants healthy.

Lettuce and salad greens are great spring crops for your veggie garden!

Extend the Harvest! Learn how to harvest your salad greens, like lettuce and spinach, using the cut-and-come-again method to produce multiple crops of fresh, healthy, home grown salad greens.

 

Here is a video on Direct Seeding to learn how to direct seed lettuce in succession plantings and reap the edible rewards throughout the season!

Growing-Roots-Together-Watering-Resources.pdf(PDF, 207KB)

Growing-Roots-Together-Resources.pdf(PDF, 186KB)

Growing-Roots-Together-Sheet-Mulching-Handout.pdf(PDF, 206KB)

Cover-Crop-Seed-Guide.pdf(PDF, 88KB)

SoilsPacketTester.pdf(PDF, 2MB)

Cover_Crops_Improve_Soil_Conditions_and_Prevent_Pollution-1.pdf(PDF, 1MB)

Health Benefits of Gardening

THE HEALTH BENEFITS OF GARDENING ARE AS ABUNDANT AS THE GARDEN'S YIELD. STUDIES HAVE SHOWN THAT COMMUNITY GARDENS:
  • Reduce crime and beautifies neighborhoods
  • Foster relationships and social interaction
  • Provide low-cost food for families
  • Benefit psychological health
  • Support healthy lifestyles, creating opportunities for exercise
  • Reduce waste
  • Promote neighborhood socialization

About the Lynnwood Community Garden

The Lynnwood Community Garden is an inter-generational community garden made up of 30 raised 4' x 4' beds. The raised garden beds are open to Lynnwood residents on an annual basis from April 1 to March 31. Each gardener is responsible for the care and maintenance of the raised bed. 

The Lynnwood Community Garden is located at 19000 44th Ave. W. Lynnwood, the garden is located behind the Lynnnwood Senior Center. 

Sign Up For a Gardening Box

All raised garden beds are reserved for the 2020 planting season.  

Questions? Contact Marielle Harrington at mharrington@LynnwoodWA.gov or 425-670-5532