West Oakland A Haven For Expanding Urban Farms; Provides Access To Fresh ProduceWest Oakland will soon be the site of one of the city's largest urban gardens that will provide access to fresh produce on a sliding-scale basis.
5 Spring Bulbs To Plant In Your Garden NowMost planting is done earlier, but you can still find lots of hearty bulbs that are perfect for planting in the spring.
Glass Half Full: 13 Ways California's Historic Drought Is Totally AwesomeFrom dirt skiing, more beaches for lakefront real estate, new businesses popping up where wildflowers aren't, and amazing new tourist attractions, there is always a silver lining to the non-existent rain cloud.
Gardening's New Ethos 'Help The Planet'From the biggest botanical gardens to the smallest backyard plots and terraces, there's a movement underway to...
Noise, Air Pollution Concerns Prompt Potential Leaf Blower Ban In SunnyvaleThe city of Sunnyvale is looking into possibly restricting or banning use of leaf blowers because of numerous noise complaints and air pollution concerns.
San Francisco First California City To Test Urban Farming Tax Break Law For Property OwnersSan Francisco will soon become the first city to enact a California law giving owners who turn empty lots into gardens the chance to get a tax break.
San Francisco Supervisors Consider Tax Breaks To Seed Urban Garden GrowthA new proposal before the Board of Supervisors would give significant tax breaks for property owners willing to set aside their empty lots as urban gardens.
KCBS In Depth: Gardening In The Bay Area's Micro-Climates Gardening guru, Pam Peirce, is a renowned horticulturist and author who knows how to apply her green thumb to each of the Bay Area's micro-climates.
Golden Gate Park Community Garden Adds Resource Center To Help Gardeners Grow Their SkillsThis 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.
Grow Your Own Spring Herb GardenIndoors or outdoors, there are many ways to grow your own fresh herbs. Take advantage of the early Spring weather and start planting your garden today.
Tips for Preparing Your Vegetable Garden This SummerAre you considering growing your own vegetables to save money and eat healthier? Growing a garden takes some advanced planning, as well as a great deal of time, patience and effort. Utilize these 10 helpful tips to prepare your garden and make it flourish.
Composting 101: How To Avoid Gnats & RatsDespite its green reputation, is composting more costly than it’s worth?