Stanford Scientists Make Plastic From Carbon Dioxide And GrassPetroleum-based plastic products plague our landfills, but Stanford University scientists have figured out a way to make plastic from grass and carbon dioxide.
Best Garden Centers In The Bay AreaOne of the key ingredients to a good garden is knowing what to grow, where to get your supplies and how to keep them healthy after you've left the nursery. The best garden centers will set you up for success by giving you guidance to help your garden grow and thrive.
Freeze, Frost Warning Issued For Bay Area Impacts People, Animals OutdoorsA freeze warning will go into effect at 11 p.m. Saturday night for inland valleys and mountains of the Bay Area. People and animals outside may suffer.
Santa Cruz Mountains Raid Uncovers Hundreds Of Marijuana PlantsA raid Thursday morning at an illegal marijuana grow in the Santa Cruz Mountains led to the discovery of hundreds of plants valued at about $1.7 million, a Santa Clara County sheriff’s spokesman said.
Strange New Carnivorous Plant Species Discovered With Help From FacebookFacebook is a great tool for sharing baby photos, making birthday party plans and stalking high school friends, but an amateur botanist demonstrated how the social network has gone a step further in the name of science.
Top 6 Mosquito Repellent Plants To Keep Pests AwaySummer means it’s time to fire up the grill and invite friends over for a barbecue, but it seems like unexpected guests always crash the party. No, not your in-laws — we’re talking about pesky bugs
Choose Mother's Day Flowers That Will Live LongerLet your gift stand out by choosing flowers and plants that will last beyond the second Sunday in May.
Free Lawn Removal, Rebates For Homeowners Who Want A More Drought-Friendly LandscapeCalifornia'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.
Grapevine-Killing Pest Turns Up In Sonoma CountySonoma County agriculture inspectors are on high alert after discovering a pest that has been the scourge of the wine grape industry in tree shipments from Southern California.
Vineyard-Killing Glassy-Winged Sharpshooter Found In Marin CountyA destructive insect that could have serious adverse impacts for wineries and agricultural water use was discovered in Marin County last week, county officials said.
Killer Alien Weed Invades Bay Area, Sucking Life Out Of Trees, Other PlantsAn invasive, parasitic plant which grows lengthy vines and overwhelms native plants to the point of sucking the life out of them is invading the Bay Area, according to county officials.
9 Arrested In Dublin Grow House OperationDublin police conducted a three-week investigation and surveillance operation on a residence in the 5400 block of Aspen Street that led to the discovery and seizure of 1,000 plants, 82 pounds of processed marijuana and more than $10,000, police said.