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Amazing Things are Growing – Join us!

The Plant Exchange team is working hard this summer to ensure that everyone’s garden thrives. Bringing you amazing plants donated by commercial suppliers, landscapers, and sourced from people just like you, we’re excited to be able to create community events … Continue reading

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Save the Date: Saturday, October 14th!

Happy Birthday…to us! Celebrate our 10 Year Anniversary at their next semi-annual Plant Exchange on Saturday, October 14th from noon to 4 p.m. at 4500 Lincoln Avenue in Oakland. The FREE event features gardening demos, live music, wonderful specialty food trucks, … Continue reading

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Second Saturday Summer Fun

It’s time for our next Sustainable Urban Gardening event! Join us on Saturday, June 10th, from 2 – 4 pm for Go From Lawn to Garden with Sheet Mulch. You’ll learn how to layer cardboard, compost and mulch on top of the lawn and … Continue reading

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Giving Back to Our Community

The Plant Exchange is committed to promoting sustainable gardening practices through reuse and recycling. One of the ways we achieve this is by partnering with local businesses, nurseries, landscapers, and commercial growers to pick up their excess garden materials and … Continue reading

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Celebrate Spring with Us on Sat., May 13!

Visit us at 4500 Lincoln Ave. this Saturday, May 13th, for a fun day of outdoor activities! Start with our Spring Plant Sale from 9:00am to 1pm. We have a large and varied selection to choose from including: California Natives in 1-gallon pots Tall (5-6 … Continue reading

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Do Your Mother’s Day Shopping Early – Estate Sale This Sunday!

Join us this Sunday from 9:30am to 3pm at 4500 Lincoln Ave. for a special 1-day Pre-Mother’s Day Fundraiser Sale. Surprise your mom with beautiful home and garden furnishings at 50-60% off retail price. Many are new and showroom quality. … Continue reading

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Pre-Mother’s Day Fundraising Sale, Sun. May 7

You are invited to a special 1-day Pre-Mother’s Day Fundraiser Sale featuring beautiful new showroom quality home and garden furnishings at 50-60% off retail price. See photos and flyer. This fundraising sale on Sunday, May 7th is from 9:30 to 3pm … Continue reading

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Happy Earth Day from The Plant Exchange!

On April 22nd The Plant Exchange joins thousands of people and organizations world wide in honoring our environment and recognizing the need to protect our planet. Since 1970, Earth Day has been celebrated as an annual reminder that we are … Continue reading

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Growing Edibles and the Healthy Soil Connection, Sat. April 8th

April is a great time to add annual or perennial edibles to your garden! Lori Caldwell will be joining us for Growing Edibles and the Healthy Soil Connection, a hands-on talk about the many benefits of growing your own food … Continue reading

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We Achieved Record Breaking Attendance!

Thank you to everyone who joined us for the spring Plant Exchange on Saturday, March 25th. It was our biggest and best exchange to date with over 1,050 attendees! Our special 10-Year Anniversary Celebration activities, VIP Green Carpet and Photo Booth … Continue reading

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