The UC Botanical Garden’s monthly Sick Plant Clinic is reopening! Bring plant samples to the clinic to find out which diseases or pests are afflicting your plants. Entomologists and plant pathologists will diagnose and suggest effective and environmentally sensitive remedies. … Read more
Únase a la Jardinera Maestra de la Universidad de California Laura Brainin-Rodriguez para problemas comunes en el cultivo de vegetales y cómo resolverlos. Aprenderá que causa que los tomates se agrieten, por qué los calabacines se marchitan y mueren, porque … Read more
Do you want to learn how you can compost at home and help to cultivate healthy soils? Healthy soils equal healthy plants! Composting is the natural process of recycling organic matter, such as leaves and food scraps, into a valuable … Read more
It’s the epitome of the unwanted weed — but there are reasons to choose to want dandelions.
Join us along with SF Rec and Parks, Rebuilding Together, and others in a big planting day at 5 locations in San Francisco. We will be planting hundreds of native plants to connect kids with nature. These are early childcare … Read more
Register here. It’s a webinar. It’s an extravaganza. It’s a webaganza. Whatever it is, you shouldn’t miss it. We’re still assembling the speaker lineup, so stay tuned for talks on native plant pruning, pipevine planting techniques, gardening for birds and … Read more
Get the Zoom meeting link here: https://cnps-org.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_JqZNFV2AQOSITtvZkK5gIA Speaker: Kipp McMichael Break out your rulers, scales and metrics for a tour of California flora with an eye toward maxima and minima. We’ll start with familiar status-holders like giant sequoia and duckweed … Read more
I found this on my front door — it looks like needles in a circular motion with white tips. What is it? The small “needles” that start to decorate doors, plants, and just about any surface imaginable this time of … Read more
Can the native plant movement outlast its scientific and cultural critics?
After an unfortunate pruning accident, a reader wrote in to ask: do hummingbirds reuse nests?