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We welcome students, families and other members of the community to the Gatewood Learning Garden website! On this site you will be able to discover current, past and future gardening projects, engage in fun monthly activities, view images of the garden in action, find out how to volunteer and support the Gatewood Learning Garden and PTA, and contact us for any comments, questions or suggestions!

Shout-outs to our 2021-2022 Community and Individual Donors

Ramlyn Engraving & Sign (R.E.S. Graphics)

Ramlyn Engraving and Sign (aka R.E.S. Graphics) kindly donated three signs for the Gatewood Learning Garden which include a Welcome Sign for the arbor, a sign above our garden shed as well as a rules poster titled “The Gator Way in the Garden”. Thanks to their generosity, our garden is looking better than ever! If you ever need great sign & engraving services, contact R.E.S Graphics at or at / (206) 439-8555

Jay Potratz

Thanks to the generous donation of Jay Potratz (a former Seattle Schools Parent and avid supporter of school garden programs throughout the district), every student at Gatewood was provided a Paperwhite bulb to grow. His donation of 400 paperwhite bulbs allowed both students and teachers to experience the joy of growing!

Shout-outs to our 2020-2021 Community and Individual Donors

Caffe Ladro- West Seattle

Our neighborhood Caffe Ladro has kindly donated coffee grounds to give our blueberry plants a little boost! Other acid loving plants include hydrangeas, rhododendrons, azaleas, lily of the valley, carrots, and radishes!

Pegasus Book Exchange

The lovely locally owned and family run Pegasus Book Exchange in West Seattle provided a large donation of children’s books to launch our library right! Shop Pegasus Books at:

Mclendon Hardware in White Center

Our neighborhood McLendon’s Hardware generously donated a pick-up truck worth of mulch, soil and compost to make our garden beds healthy and happy!

Jay Potratz & Vandenberg Bulb Company

With the coordination and financial support of Jay Potratz (community member and former SPS parent), every Gatewood 3rd-5th grader was provided a paper white bulb to grow and observe indoors (over 200 Paper white bulbs distributed!). Jay has also provided the Garden Program with vegetable seeds and a generous financial donation.