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Building a Coop

A work in progress. More pics.

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Palantir Install

22 planter boxes and benches are installed at the new roof garden at Palantir software in Palo Alto.  Whew!  The garden was beautifully designed by Star Apple Edible Gardening.   More photos.

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3-bin is a media star!

Our 3-Bin Open Composter was a big hit at Star Apple Edible Garden’s exhibit at the 2012 San Francisco Flower & Garden Show. Tricia from OrganicGardening.com came by with tv host Joe Lamp’l, and when they saw our system, they

Posted in About us, Blog, Composting, Gardening

Solar panels

New solar panels on our roof just passed inspection! Yay!! The guys from Solar City did a terrific job.

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Visiting the Seed Bank

Dylan and Ruby check out the tools at Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds, aka the Seed Bank, in Petaluma. We find a garden box that we’re going to build! Btw, they keep their seeds in the old bank vault.  How cool

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Hummingbird babies in the backyard!

I just couldn’t resist sharing this. I was nervous taking this shot … didn’t want to disturb them.

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Montessori install

The Montessori School in Berkeley gets a new compost bin! It’s an awkward spot … not much room and with a bit of a slope. But the bin looks great there and the kids are going to learn all about

Posted in About us, Blog, Composting

@Sunset

Sunset Magazine liked the planter boxes we made for Star Apple Edible Gardens to display at the San Francisco Flower & Garden Show. In fact, they liked them so much they asked for three to take home to the Sunset

Posted in About us, Blog, Composting

I hope it runs in the family

This magnificently-constructed cabin was built by my third great-great uncle, Henley Graham Snead, in Alabama sometime in the early 1800′s. I made a recent visit to its current location in Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park. The workmanship, all done with

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