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By Paul Archipley

'It soothes the soul'

Mukilteo Community Garden celebrating 10th anniversary


Last updated 8/26/2019 at 11:20am

Brandon Gustafson

Current Mukilteo Community Garden board president Gloria Flatterich with past presidents Lois Brown and Dode Carlson. The Mukilteo Community Garden is celebrating its 10th anniversary this Saturday.

Anyone who loves gardening will tell you it's as close to communing with God as one can get. And if your garden is producing not just flowers but food, too? Nirvana.

In years past, Seattle exiles who escaped from the hustle and bustle of city life for the quiet respite that is Mukilteo longed for some things that were missing from their previous lives.

Among them were Seattle's P-Patch community garden program. Former City Administrator Joe Hannon said he received calls all the time from people who missed their P-Patch.

Thus, a seed was planted, the idea grew and, in 2009, a group of volun...

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