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Celebrate Compost Awareness Week!

Next week, May 3-9, Grab N’ Grow will be participating in Compost Awareness Week, the largest and most comprehensive education initiative of the compost industry. This educational program is put on annually each May by the US Composting Council. The goal of Compost Awareness Week is to help communities across the United States celebrate and recognize […]

Growing Strawberries

Growing Strawberries

Strawberries—juicy, sweet deliciousness that keeps us gardeners yearning for our favorite spring and summer months.  In fact we just harvested our first ripe berries of the season over at the Petaluma Bounty, sending pint after pint home with hungry-eyed volunteers during last Saturday’s 80 degree April squelcher. At the Bounty we grow some delicious berries […]

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Growing Garden Peas in 4 Easy Steps

Grow Your Own Peas As the days get longer and our garden soils start to dry out, it’s time to get in there with some delicious spring crops. Who doesn’t love peas? Growing garden peas in a super easy way to ensure that there will always be a quick snack available in your garden. Vine […]

Seeds to Sow in Spring

Seeds to Sow in Spring

With the month of March comes the beauty of an extended day. Are any of you out there as thrilled about daylight savings as I am? I’ve been so busy this past month running from one farm to another, trying to use all available daylight to weed, thin, and get my fields in working order […]

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Grab N’ Grow Joins GO LOCAL

*Must show reward card at time of purchase to receive discount. Cannot be combined with any other offers or discounts. Excludes some items.  Grab N’ Grow and Soiland Company are proud to announce that we have joined the GO LOCAL organization of Sonoma County. If you’re not aware, GO LOCAL is a cooperative network of locally-owned […]

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Common Gardening Mistakes to Avoid

Mistakes – I’ve made a few! What about you all? Here on the Garden Club blog we’re beginning a series on gardening mistakes in the hopes that we can all learn something from sharing them! Below are some of the most common gardening mistakes I’ve noted thus far. Any of these sound familiar? Overworking the […]

Microgreens Growing Indoors

Guide to Growing Microgreens Indoors

Growing Microgreens Indoors at Home Welcome to February! While we’re one step closer to spring, winter is still a bit rough for many of us gardeners. I don’t feel quite like myself when I’m not getting my hands dirty and harvesting fresh vegetables and flowers to bring home. The winter season does have its value […]

First Light Farm Harvest, Sonoma County

Interview with Sonoma County’s First Light Farm

Parsley is the New Kale: A day with a local Sonoma County farmer “You’ll come through Bloomfield and approach Valley Ford. Turn right off the main road, continue up the hill and then down, and you’ll see the kale before you see me,” instructed Jesse Pizzitola, head farmer of First Light Farm, as I drove […]

How to Set Gardening Resolutions for a Better Harvest

Gardening Resolutions for 2015

How to Improve Your Home Garden in 2015 Before I became a farmer, I only had a vague awareness of the seasons. Sure, I bundled up in January, rode my bike more in June, and looked forward to fall’s scattering leaves, but I didn’t feel the shifts in my bones, and my daily life looked […]