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Expanded Plant Exchange Offerings and Schedule

Great news. After 11 years we have learned that there is a better way to serve the gardening public. Here’s how: More plants, more often. We are now expanding our services to include high quality plants at 40% – 60% … Continue reading

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Spring Out – Grow Your Garden!

April is a great time to add edibles to your garden! Join us and Jeannie Pham from StopWaste of Alameda County on Saturday, April 14 from 2 – 4pm to learn about Growing Edible Herbs and the Healthy Soil Connection. … Continue reading

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The Plant Exchange is This Saturday!

Come early: We have two free garden demos starting at 11 a.m. at 4500 Lincoln Ave. in Oakland. The exchange, exhibitors, food truck, Alameda County Master Gardeners booth, and music starts at 12 noon. Visit our “store” and Silent Auction: … Continue reading

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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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