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Factsheet for beginners on saving seeds. A step-by-step guide on how to grow, pick and store your seeds.
Meetings held each month on the Second Tuesday 7:30pm, at the Rotary Nature Center, at Lake Merritt. Website includes list of people who perform swarm removal and general beekeeping information. For help with bee swarms, 510-898-6696.
Carries a large variety of bare root fruit tree, berries, wine grapes & table grapes as well as a Kids' Club that gives garden classes all summer to kids from 5-12 yrs. Open daily.
Services include chemical-free heat based pest control (bed bugs, mites, rodents, cockroaches, termites), asbestos, mold and lead paint removal, demolition, air duct, dryer vent and kitchen hood cleaning, trauma clean-up.
They offer professional pruning, safe and efficient removal, and on site wood milling.
Who We Are: BCGC is composed of diverse community garden members who share a common commitment to organic, urban agriculture and access to healthy food for all residents of Berkeley. What We Do: By providing a forum for mutual support and the sharing of common resources, BCGC assists and protects existing gardens, facilitates the formation of new gardens, and advocates food security initiatives in our local schools and city. Our Mission: BCGC actively seeks to create a more sustainable society by engaging in environmentally beneficial urban land stewardship, which includes urban agriculture, the preservation of open space, habitat restoration, and cultivating community. To broaden its impact and build alliances, BCGC partners with other organizations that share its goals. Land, air, water, and seeds are our commonwealth, which we have a right and duty to protect.
BCGC is composed of diverse community garden members who share a common commitment to organic, urban agriculture and access to healthy food for all residents of Berkeley. By providing a forum for mutual support and the sharing of common resources, BCGC assists and protects existing gardens, facilitates the formation of new gardens, and advocates food security initiatives in our local schools and city.
Family-owned shop known for its curated selection of specialty plants & gardening supplies. Specializes in California natives. Carries extensive selection of least toxic pest control and organic garden products, cover crop seeds, compost pails / buckets. Often carries worms for composting. Also carries rolls of cardboard (with recycled content) for sheet mulching. Closed Thursdays.
BIRC publishes journals on least- and nontoxic pest control; people can submit pest questions online to their experts. They will give some information out on the phone, but mostly refer people to the appropriate issue of their magazine. Publishes Least Toxic Pest Management Publications Catalogue; The Common Sense Pest Control Quarterly; and The IPM Practitioner. Website also lists pest control service providers who use IPM methods.
BioPest IPM has been providing Earth friendly Integrated Pest Management solutions to Marin and Sonoma Counties for over twenty years. We use only the least toxic methods available. In addition to covering your residential pest control needs we also service schools of all sizes, churches, synagogues, hospice, and other commercial properties. Some of our specialties include ant and carpenter ant control, as well as rodent trapping and exclusion.
A public garden with hill views of the San Francisco Bay and the Golden Gate. Their mission is to expand and sustain a well-designed outdoor environment that supports teaching and research in Landscape Architecture and Environmental Design. The garden contains a large diversity of plant materials that grow in our Mediterranean type climate and contains new and historic garden design and structures designed and built by UC professors, students and garden staff. With this, Blake Garden encourages the development of understanding and appreciation of nature in the garden environment. Some of the features include: rainwater catchment, creek restoration, native plants, on-site composting, volunteer opportunities. Open to the public M-F from 8am to 4:30pm. Tours are available to groups of 10 or more -- call to make a reservation. They also offer some volunteer opportunities.
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