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COVID-19 update, April 3: Spring Garden Market has been canceled, and there will not be any direct sales to the public. We are investigating alternate ways to make the plants available. Information will be posted here when available.
Spring Garden Market
To keep all of us safe, we are canceling our Spring Garden Market. There will be no direct sales to the public, but we are investigating other ways to make the plants available. Information will be posted in Spring Garden Market when available.
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Pests in the Urban Landscape
Bay Area gardens thrive with beneficial insects, like lacewings
The natural world is truly incredible. Thousands of good and bad bug varieties inhabit our yards, landscapes, and gardens. If we don't interfere too much,...
How to cope with Japanese maple dieback
I've had questions recently from friends about problems with their prized Japanese maples. Unfortunately, maple dieback seems to be a common problem of late...