Month: September 2013

Planting a Fall Garden

Share…-by Darlene Ward Fall is the best time of all for planting native plants. Soil retains warmth even as the air becomes chilly, allowing roots to grow while the top growth of the plant slows. Spring-planted natives will not have as extensive a root system. When we say, “Fall is Spring for native plants” we […]

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Tasting the Wild Food Forest in Fall-Oak Nuts, Pine Nuts & Madrone

Share…Growing, collecting and cooking with wild food allows us to cultivate a sense of place—a deep awareness of the land we call home.  Learn how to collect and prepare wild foods this fall, including discovering the simplest way to turn oak nuts (acorns) into flour. Find out about how to use Rose Hips, California Bay, […]

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