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May Letter from the President

Have you planted your spring garden yet? If not, you can pick up seedlings propagated by the Nursery Team either at the LEAF Center (honor box system) or at McIvor’s Hardware. This is a good month to plant your tomatoes, plus all your other summer veggies. Be sure to include some flowering plants or perennial [...]

By | 2017-12-03T14:56:20+00:00 May 3rd, 2017|LEAF Board posts, Plant Sale|0 Comments

Spring Plant & Garden Sale

The Propagation Team has been gathering weekly in preparation for the sale of seedlings. This year, we’ll also have some “garage sale” items, including two of the greenhouses at the LEAF Center, complete with solar-powered fans. It promises to be a fun event! Where:  LEAF Center When:  April 14 - 10AM - 1PM  

By | 2017-04-13T10:05:35+00:00 April 6th, 2017|Plant Sale|0 Comments

April Letter from the President

Hello fellow-LEAFers! Spring has finally arrived on the calendar, though it's been herer in Fremont for weeks.  Both gardens are ramping up for the season with work parties.  I hope you'll be able to join us.  The weeds have been especially lush this year, as I'm sure you've noticed, plus we have soil and mulch [...]

By | 2017-04-13T10:02:08+00:00 April 1st, 2017|LEAF Board posts|0 Comments

March letter from the President

It has certainly been wet! My daffodils are blooming and falling on their faces from the rain, then getting munched by slugs. Surely it must be getting close to spring planting time? LEAF’s Nursery Manager, Elaine, has this advice: Before you start sowing seed or planting seedlings, check your soil temperatures. The easiest way is [...]

By | 2017-04-06T14:51:55+00:00 March 31st, 2017|LEAF Board posts|0 Comments

What’s the Buzz at the LEAF Center? Native Bees!

By Jackie Flaten, Niles California’s many types of native bees are resilient, hardworking and utterly integral to our ecosystems, but they do need our help. This was the key message from local expert gardener, longtime LEAF member and engineer Phil Stob, who provided a trove of great info at the LEAF Center’s monthly workshop on [...]

By | 2017-04-11T16:01:41+00:00 March 10th, 2017|Bees, Insects|0 Comments