Garden

Sprinklers water the lawns of a new housing development July 28, 2005 in Hesperia, California. California's demand for water will jump by 40 percent over the next 25 years according to a study released this week by the Public Policy Institute of California. Half of all the water used by inland homeowners, where growth is booming, goes to irrigating yards, compared to one third or less in the cooler coastal regions. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Free Lawn Removal, Rebates For Homeowners Who Want A More Drought-Friendly Landscape

California’s drought is driving more and more homeowners to give up their lush, green, water-guzzling lawns. Now, landscape companies are offering to rip them out for free, and water districts across the state are giving rebates as incentive.

04/13/2015

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Napa Curbside Composting Program Aims To Keep 8,000 Tons Of Material Out Of Landfills

A curbside composting program in Napa could keep more than 8,000 tons of material out of its landfill each year, city officials said.

03/22/2015

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Bay Area Non-Profit Helping Build Sustainable Food Sources Through School Gardens

A Bay Area non-profit aims to get people to think about where their food is grown, and spread knowledge about sustainable farming.

12/07/2014

Photo Credit Meghan Ross

3 Recipes For Delicious End Of Summer Meals

Summer is a delicious season of fresh produce, outdoor cooking and refreshing treats.

08/18/2014

Giants right-fielder Hunter Pence gestures after cutting a vine ribbon to inaugurate the edible garden area at AT&T Park. (Sasha Lekach/Bay City News Service)

Kale-Loving Giants’ Outfielder Hunter Pence Helps Inaugurate Edible Garden At AT&T Park

San Francisco Giants president and CEO Larry Baer and the team’s right-fielder Hunter Pence today helped cut the vine to a new edible garden behind center field at AT&T Park.

06/24/2014

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Golden Gate Park Community Garden Adds Resource Center To Help Gardeners Grow Their Skills

This month, the city opened its first resource center for gardeners at the community garden in Golden Gate Park. It’s a one-stop shop for city folks who aren’t afraid to get their hands dirty.

05/31/2014

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Police, Federal Agents Raid 32 Santa Rosa Homes In Major Marijuana Bust

Authorities arrested 13 people and raided more than two dozen homes in a major marijuana bust in a residential Santa Rosa neighborhood Thursday morning.

09/27/2012

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49ers Santa Clara Stadium To Have ‘Green’ Theme

CEO Jed York said he sees it as a functionally green stadium.

04/22/2012

(Photo credit by CBS SF)

Garden Sprouts Up At Former Occupy Oakland Encampment

The protesters are now building a garden where tents once stood near Oakland City Hall.

11/20/2011