Wednesday, October 31, 2012

UC Berkeley Botanic Garden...FREE Admission Thursday

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This botanic garden is a paradise on earth. Easy location just by the Caldecott tunnel. If you've never been, you'll be in awe of the beautiful scenery, rare flowers, edibles, ornamental, carnivorous and more than 12,000 fascinating plants! Just GO. It is perfect for an afternoon walk in the forest, stroll along a babbling brook, meandering through a Japanese garden, seeing a real cacao tree or cinnamon bark in the tropical greenhouse...and even chasing butterflies. An amazing place - a true local gem, sure to be a delightful family day.

FIRST THURSDAY of each month is
FREE admission day at the UC Berkeley Botanic Garden. Enjoy.

200 Centennial Drive
Berkeley, CA 94720-5045
P: 510-643-2755

Monday, October 15, 2012

Kitazawa Seed Company. FREE Catalog Asian Vegetable Seeds...

The oldest seed company in America specializing in Asian vegetable seeds is located right here in the Bay Area! How neat is that?  Kitazawa Seed Company has a beautiful online catalog and a print catalog that can be mailed out for free. Happy Gardening.

CLICK HERE to request the catalog by mail.
Kitazawa Seed Company
P.O. Box 13220
Oakland, CA  94661
(510) 595-1188

Saturday, October 13, 2012

Farmers' Markets Today in California - Search by Zip Code...

Did you know there are farmers' markets almost every day of the week, all year, rain or shine in California?

We love the farmers and the markets. So much fun to be out and about! Breathe crisp morning air, listen to music, delight in the beautiful assortment of farm-fresh fruits and vegetables. Have fun. Visit a market soon!

CLICK HERE to FIND A MARKET in a city near you.

There are dozens of local markets to pique your interest. You will find many more markets in cities throughout California. Simply search the California-Grown Certified Farmers' Markets website above.