volunteering

Salmon Says: "Buy A Living Christmas Tree!"

Salmon Says: "Buy A Living Christmas Tree!"

The idea grows in popularity every year — enjoying your living tree indoors during the week of Christmas, then planting it in your garden or in an outdoor container after the holidays, to enjoy for years to come.

The UW Farm: Bringing People Together Around Food & Farming

The UW Farm: Bringing People Together Around Food & Farming

The main site of the UW Farm is tucked away behind the Center for Urban Horticulture, an agrarian oasis in the midst of Husky stadium, U Village and the bustling UW campus. If you walk through, you will find rows and rows of carefully planted vegetables, a growing permaculture section and a student-designed shed and composting area. 

New Art Garden and Parklet for the Ballard Boys & Girls Club

New Art Garden and Parklet for the Ballard Boys & Girls Club

For the past six weeks, a team here at Swansons Nursery has been working with Curator PR on a community landscaping project for the Ballard Boys & Girls Club. We've been busy re-imagining the existing entry as a welcoming and interactive garden and parklet for club members and their families and this past week we weeded, dug, planted and watered until we dropped.