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Thank you Island Print Express

We are happy to announce a partnership with Island Print Express in Alameda. With over 20 years experience in the digital printing industry, Island Print is a full service operation offering a variety of services to meet your needs. Whether you … Continue reading

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Early Donation Drop Off Starts Saturday, March 17

Early donations start Saturday, March 17th. Go here for directions, access hours, and instructions. Don’t forget, no fertilizers or chemicals! The Plant Exchange is Saturday, March 31st. Come early for two free demonstrations starting at 11 a.m. on container gardening … Continue reading

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Many Hands Make Light Work

Thanks to an amazing crew of volunteers from Kaiser Permanente and a few of our skilled helpers, we have a new outdoor storage shed. The shed expands our storage space and ability to accept donations, especially indoor plants, year round. We are always … Continue reading

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Save the Date: The next exchange is Saturday, March 31

The next Plant Exchange is Sat., March 31, from noon – 4pm at 4500 Lincoln Ave. in Oakland. See the flyer. This event features delicious eats by the  Waffle Roost food truck, live music by the ColdSol Band, and advice from the … Continue reading

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Celebrate Spring with The Plant Exchange

Visit our Spring Plant Sale on Sat., March 10, from 9:30am – 1:30pm to discover new additions for your home and garden. We have plants, indoor trees, pots, succulents, yard art, and more. See photos and flyer. Stay after from 2 … Continue reading

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The Plant Exchange Needs You!

Plant Exchange events are 100% volunteer run!  A few people giving a couple of hours of their time makes all the difference. Our next plant exchange is Saturday, March 31 at 4500 Lincoln Ave.If you have time to help out … Continue reading

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Thank you to our industry donation partners!

We started with an idea and a passion for community. The idea was to help neighbors get to know each other better, support stronger neighborhoods, and keep useable greenery and greenhouse/gardening items out of landfills. Now in our 11th year, … Continue reading

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Gardening 101 and Valentine’s Day Plant Sale on Sat. Feb. 10th

Find the perfect gift at our special Valentine’s Day Plant Sale on Saturday, Feb. 10, from 9am – 1:30pm. We have a large variety of lush indoor plants and beautiful pots. Partial inventory list includes: African Violets, Bromeliads, Christmas Cactus, … Continue reading

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New Year, New Beginnings

Happy New Year! We look forward to seeing you again soon at one of the many exciting events and activities in store for 2018. The Sustainable Urban Gardening Speaker Series returns! Join us on Saturday, Feb. 10th from 2-4pm for … Continue reading

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7 Incredible Things You’ve Done This Year!

Dear Friends, There’s a lot for which we’re thankful. These accomplishments were made possible by your generous hearts and hands. Because of you, we: Celebrated our 10 year anniversary, a huge milestone! Launched a monthly urban gardening speaker series. Introduced … Continue reading

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