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The Conservatory's website has a great history detailed on it, and I realize in writing this that many of the dates coincide with my parents and grandparents lives... Read More

Small-Scale Mushroom Cultivation

Small-Scale Mushroom Cultivation
Small-Scale Mushroom Cultivation
11-16-2013 - 11-16-2013
Soil Born Farms Urban Agriculture & Education Project
 
Admission: $40 *Park in the visitor parking lot on your right as you enter the gate
 
(916) 252-6695
sbarnes@soilborn.org
http://soilborn.org/index.php?option=com_eventbooking&task=view_event&event_id=46&Itemid=171
Start Time(s): Sat 3pm-6pm
Growing mushrooms can be fun, easy, and very gratifying
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Garden Umbrellas!

Garden Umbrellas!

We're going into the winter umbrella season ... ... but I can't help looking back (and forward) to the other season, the one in my Sacramento hometown, that's known as August!... Read More

A Pilgrimage to Annie's Annuals

A Pilgrimage to Annie's Annuals

One of our "field trips" on the recent Garden Bloggers Fling (SF, 2013), was to Annie's Annuals in Richmond. The first time I heard about Annie's it was described as a "Gardener's Mecca".  Visiting there is like the antithesis of the big box store nurseries ... they have everything!... Read More

Free DIY Furniture Plans to Build a Stackable Cube Wine Shelf Storage

Free DIY Furniture Plans to Build a Stackable Cube Wine Shelf Storage

Cher-Ann Texter DIY Stackable Wine Storage Shelf Project Details

Free DIY Furniture Plans to Build a Stackable Cube Wine Shelf Storage! With the holiday season upon us, this stackable wine storage is the perfect gift for family and friends! Perhaps also the perfect accessory for all of the holiday gifts you receive from the office, store your wine in style! Xx...Rayan

Dimensions Tools

  • Tape Measure
  • Saw – Jig, Circular, or Miter
  • Drill
  • Square
  • Sander
  • Kreg Jig 

Lumber

  • 2 – 1x2 at 8’
  • 1 – 1x3 at 8’
  • 2 – ½” square dowels at 3’
  • 5 – ¾” square dowels at 3’
  • 1 quarter sheet of ¼” plywood

Materials... Read More

Reader Showcase: Customizable Outdoor Furniture

Reader Showcase: Customizable Outdoor Furniture

DIY Customizable Outdoor

This outdoor corner unit, has filled a corner of my garden in Cyprus beautifully and will be even better when the cushions are made... Read More