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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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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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California Native Plant Society

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

CNPS is a statewide, non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation of California's native flora. Its Bay Area chapters offer weekly field trips, monthly classes & workshops, biannual plant sales, and annual wildflower shows and native garden tours. Membership is open to all.

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California Native Garden Foundation

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

The California Native Garden Foundation is a nonprofit educational, research, and resource organization that promotes gardening with California native plants. Our goal is to increase the popularity and use of California's native plants in the designed landscape and to return our soil to its ecological origins. CNGF awards grants to schools, colleges, museums, and public spaces by offering pro bono garden design, native plants (donated by generous native plant nurseries), and volunteer assistance. CNGF also offers a Distinguished Native Garden certification program for private and public native gardens.

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Cal Flora Nursery

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

Cal Flora is a small unconventional nursery devoted to natives and habitat gardening with an exceptional diversity of offerings. Honest, intelligent, and original with attention to local Bay Area needs and conditions. Open seven days a week from March through October. Call for winter hours. Located at the intersection of Somers and D streets in Fulton, Sonoma County, just north of Santa Rosa.

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Bloom Gardens

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

We've been building quality residential landscapes since 1983. We install new gardens and renovate older ones in Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin and San Francisco Counties. Our designs synthesize your needs and our vision. Through expert construction, our installations transform properties into dream getaways and natural habitats. We also offer lawn to edible conversions, children's and container gardens. Our approach is sustainable, low water use, and cost effective. Our beautiful hardscapes-- Patios, paths, retaining walls, fences--provide settings for California natives and Mediterranean plants that thrive here. Our crews get rave reviews. We also offer consultations to homeowners, realtors, Homeowners' Associations.

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Bay Natives

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

Bay Natives Nursery, the purveyor of local Bay Area native plants, has opened a walk-in retail location at Pier 96 on San Francisco's southern waterfront. The new nursery sits at the terminus of Cargo Way and cross-street Jennings St., adjacent to Heron's Head Park on the northern edge of the India Basin Shoreline. We look forward to seeing you!

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