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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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Reminder: The Next Exchange is Sat. March 25

Our next Plant Exchange is just over a week away, check out our latest updates: We have many volunteer opportunities from 11am – 3pm and 3pm – 6pm. Email us at volunteer@theplantexchange.com or call 510-866-8482 for more information. Early donations drop-off continues … Continue reading

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Exciting News!

We are two and a half weeks away from our Spring Exchange and lots of exciting news to report! Join us at 11 a.m. for two free gardening demos on Orchid Care and Creating Seed Balls before the exchange opens … Continue reading

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Feeling Lucky? Try Our Raffle!

The Plant Exchange is a grassroots effort to connect neighbors in the local community through the free exchange of information and donated plants and gardening materials. In the last 3 years we grew from 450 participants to 1000 and are expecting … Continue reading

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The Joys of Drip Irrigation Systems

We will be hosting our 2nd event in our Sustainable Urban Gardening Speaker Series on Saturday, March 11th, from 2-4pm. The interactive presentation will cover Drip Irrigation Systems and East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD) Rebates. Scott Sommerfeld, a registered … Continue reading

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