garden

18 Jul 2017

5 Tragic Ways Backyards Are Wasted in San Francisco

San Francisco is a cramped and expensive city, so you know you’ve got something special when you find a place to live that actually has its own outdoor space (be it backyard, balcony, or rooftop). These gardens are rare, but are they cherished? It’s one of the weird ironies of

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10 Mar 2011

East Bay Unwrapped: How Does Your Garden Grow?

Yah, snail, yah! Since you read my post from last week, you now have your garden plot all planned out for Spring. Kale here, beans there, and plenty of sunshine. The conditions are perfect for a happy, healthy garden! OR ARE THEY? Lurking in your back yard are some very

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05 Oct 2020

The November 2020 BAS Voter Guide

Primarily researched and written by Stephen Torres with help from Stuart Schuffman. We stand at the precipice of one of the most polarizing federal elections that has ever occurred in this country. Each day brings another dash of chaos, and yet here we are, once again sifting through another labyrinthine

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03 Mar 2011

East Bay Unwrapped: What Does Your Garden Grow?

“Eat me!” Are you a true broke ass? Then you should know that growing your own food is a great way to supplement your monthly grocery expenses, especially in the spring and summer months.  It’s also incredibly rewarding to watch the product of your hard work thrive. And that, dear

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14 Oct 2009

This Saturday: FREE Oakland Plant Exchange

In keeping with my ‘œHow to Make a Garden for Free in Berkeley’ series (Part I, Part II), here is a perfect opportunity to get a bunch of starts for your winter crop (though this looks to be more of a flower than veggie kind of party).  A FREE plant

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23 Aug 2009

How to Make a Garden in Berkeley for FREE Part I: Steps 1 & 2

We may be heading towards September, but there is still time to plant a fall crop (consult a Planting Schedule), and if you follow these steps, you can do it for absolutely FREE! I lived in Berkeley for 6 years, but it was the 6th year which solidified my love

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