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UC Botanical Garden at Berkeley

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

Visit the Garden: Plants from all over the world; Diverse events and programs.Shop the Garden: Rare & unusual plants, books and gifts.Grow the Garden: Become a member; Give through donations; Support as a volunteer.The UC Botanical Garden is a living museum that presents a famous collection of over 12,000 plants.

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The Ruth Bancroft Garden

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

The Ruth Bancroft Garden is an exceptional demonstration of the art of garden design. Mrs. Bancroft has created bold and varied compositions in which the colors, textures and patterns of foliage provide a setting for her beloved succulents. The three-acre garden began in 1972 and includes aloes, agaves, yuccas, cacti, echeverias and other drought-tolerant trees and strubs.

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The Garden Conservancy

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

The Garden Conservancy is a national garden preservation organization headquartered in New York State and has opened a new San Francisco office in The Presidio. The Conservancy sponsors annual Open Days visits to private gardens and offers garden history, design, and horticultural workshops and seminars.

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Planet Horticulture

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

Landscape design firm specializing in native plant gardens.

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Pacific Horticulture

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

Pacific Horticulture magazine is published by the non-profit Pacific Horticultural Foundation.

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Mrs. Dalloway’s Literary and Garden Arts

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

Mrs. Dalloway's Literary and Garden Arts is new to the Elmwood shopping district on College Avenue in Berkeley. Remodeled with eco-friendly and sustainable materials the store is a delightfully airy setting for all kinds of books, plants, and art. The literary side of the house offers a high quality mix of fiction and non-fiction; the garden side has a comprehensive selection of books on gardening (with a special emphasis on the Bay Area climate), architecture, and natural science. A cozy corner in the back is set aside for great children's books, both new and classic.

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Live Oak Landscape

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

Live Oak Landscape is a small, design and construction company located in Berkeley and serving nearby Bay Area communities within a 40-mile radius. Owner, Neil Collier grew up in the Edinburgh Botanic Garden in Scotland and spent some years in England and Australia and now has lived in California many years. In his garden design and construction he blends old world tradition and charm with Mediterranean and Californian style.

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Friends of the Regional Parks Botanic Garden

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

The Friends of the Regional Parks Botanic Garden is a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting the Regional Parks Botanic Garden in its work of public education, horticultural development, and conservation. The Garden is a beautiful 10-acre living museum of California native plants located in the hills above Berkeley, California, and open to the public daily. The Garden also offers free weekend tours and fee-based classes.

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Bay-Friendly Gardening

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

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Book Review: Designing California Native Gardens: The Plant Community Approach to Artful, Ecological Gardens

October 01, 2007 by Sue Rosenthal

Designing California Native Gardens: The Plant Community Approach to Artful, Ecological Gardens, by Glenn Keator and Alrie Middlebrook, UC Press, ...

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