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Horticulture Open House welcomes community 9/28

September 17th, 2013 at 3:51 am | Posted by Wendi Dunlap

Did you know that there is a facility on South Dakota Street that grows about 200,000 to 250,000 annuals and perennials each year, producing plants to be used in parks and other city landscapes? The Jefferson Horticulture Facility on South Dakota Street propagates these plants that keep Seattle green. On Saturday, September 28, the community is invited to find out more about the facility at the Seattle Parks and Recreation Jefferson Horticulture Facility Open House, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

At the Open House, you’ll have the opportunity to learn about Parks’ Natural Resources Unit and their role in the city’s specialty gardens, parks and urban forestry. It’s also a chance to learn more about the nearby Beacon Food Forest, and enjoy light refreshments and family activities.

All ages are welcome. The facility is located at 1600 South Dakota Street. For more information on the event, contact Necka Kapesi at necka.kapesi@seattle.gov.

OpenHouse at Hort 9.28

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