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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

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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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