I planted this Coast Live Oak tree next to this school in my neighborhood about 15 yrs ago. It had been in a 1 gal container for over 20 years. The one gal was only half full of soil, so this thing had very few roots. It was a bushy 1 ft tall oak. We […]
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A few more shots of the Oakland Museum landscape which we spent many months designing and installing. Plants are doing very well for the most part and growing into their shoes beautifully! […]
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We are open every Friday from 9:30-4, rain or shine! I took these photos of our Arctostaphylos refugioensis – Refugio Manzanita today. I planted it about 6 years ago and it is 6.5 ft high and growing in extremely compacted sidewalk strip soil. This strip gets a lot of traffic and trash, but this Manzanita […]
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If you missed our Manzanita sale last week, you’re in luck! We are extending our Manzanita sale for one more week. Friday on November 25, all 1-gallon Manzanitas are 1/3 off (rounded to the nearest dollar). We are open 9:30-4 every Friday, rain or shine. We are located on 28th Ave at Foothill Blvd, in […]
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Have you been waiting to find the perfect manzanita for your garden? Well now’s your chance! This Friday only, all 1-gallon Manzanitas are 1/3 off (rounded to the nearest dollar). These rare and beautiful plants almost never go on sale, so this is a great opportunity for you to branch out and bring their beauty […]
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Has weeding gotten you down or are you just over it? We’ve been experimenting in gardens using Rooreh (also known as Miner’s Lettuce or Claytonia perfoliata) to help reduce weeds. It comes up faster than most weeds and covers the soil very densely until dying back mid-summer. Once planted, they will come back vigorously every […]
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A bunch of people told me they didn’t hear about last week’s sale in time, so we’re extending it for one more day on Friday, September 16. Just like last week, most plants and other items are buy one, get one free! If you didn’t make it last week, now is your chance. See you […]
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East Bay Wilds is having our annual 50% off sale this friday, 9/9/22. We need to make room for our new stock. For each plant you purchase, you can get another of the same for free. Just about everything is on sale. For non-plant items, you can get something of equal cost. After you’ve stopped […]
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We’ve been very busy landscaping the Oakland Museum of California. The museum is a masterpiece of brutalist architecture. We are currently planting out over 1,000 feet of catwalks with coastal strand species. It is a real honor for us to be working here. The museum is the heart of Oakland! […]
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Beth and I went to Tilden Botanical Garden on Saturday. [my secret muse!] […]
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