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The New Model of Farming Education at The Permaculture Skills Center

The Permaculture Skills Center sits on five acres of land just south of Sebastopol and serves as a demonstration site and educational institution dedicated to sharing regenerative land development and management practices. This summer, however, […]

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Organic Pest Control: All About Aphids

It’s that time of year again: some plants are thriving in the garden, some are creeping along and we pray they’ll pull through, and a few just appear to be weak, bug-eaten, stressed, and damaged […]

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Meet True Meat: An Interview with Guido Frosini of True Grass Farms

Today on the Garden Club blog, I’m here to introduce you to the answer to your summer grillin’ prayers: an earnest cowboy raising the best pastured meat this side of the Rio Grande. Specifically, we’re […]

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Best Flowers for a Cutting Garden

This week on the blog we’re talking about a topic very near and dear to my heart: growing flowers! I’ve been a full-time farmer for five years now, and only this year made the plunge […]

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Understanding NPK Fertilizers

It’s that time of year where some plants in your garden are really starting to take off, and some are just hanging back, lingering in early stages of growth, turning weird shades of yellow or […]

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Best Practices for Growing Tomatoes

It’s mid-May, which means we all best be getting our tomatoes in the ground if we haven’t yet! Over at Petaluma Bounty we just planted around 300 of them in the ground and are getting […]

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Composting to Success: An interview with Caiti Hachmyer of Red H Farm

Here on the Garden Club blog, we love introducing our readers to some great, hard-working local farmers around the North Bay as part of our Meet Your Local Farmer series. This week, in celebration of […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Mead and the Bees: An Interview with Jordan Thompson of Heidrun Meadery

Last week I drove out to Heidrun Meadery in Pt. Reyes  to interview Jordan Thompson – horticulturalist, bee whisperer, flower farmer, and plant geek in the true and best sense of the term. As the […]

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