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FRUITINERARIES: Oranges & Strawberries…

Montana De Oro Wood Strawberry… and more jellybeans… you know, for the habitat! As for oranges… the Washington Navel Orange Tree it is! …the Washington navel orange tree was first imported to the United States from the Brazilian city of … Continue reading

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DOCUMENTARY: The Guardian of Cherry Trees

The Guardian of Cherry Trees: 93-Year-Old’s Legacy Sano Toemon, 93, has spent his life trying to understand, document and preserve Japan’s iconic cherry trees. Listen to the words of a man who is filled with love and respect for all … Continue reading

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SUNDAY HIKE: Los Altos Hills

Buckeye view Canvas sky Shades of green Spring maids Why is Bay Area air quality so bad in the winter?

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PLANT ITINERARIES: St. Helena

Grows best in sandy, coarse-grained or other fast draining soil… yes! Prefers sun in coastal sites, and sun or part shade in inland sites… yes! Selected for the garden by Nevin Smith from Mount St. Helena in Napa Co… bloom … Continue reading

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DAY TRIP: Villa Montalvo

In search of a sugar pine… for an art exchange winter holiday project… another view of Villa Montalvo… Creando Espacio… Sugar Bush… Rolling Counterpoint… Four Bridges… to be continued…

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October Plant Presents

Native planting season… Cercis occidentalis… California goldenrod… Golden Currant… annual wildflower seeds… including the Blazing Star… and some herbs for the fragrant garden… Yerba Buena… Midnight Mojito… Wild Magic Basil too!

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SHORT HIKE: Purisima Creek Redwoods

Short hike… albino surprise… ocean spray.

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ANNIVERSARY: Sea Ranch

The Sea Ranch in April… starting the trip early brings an extra day feeling… bright & crisp weather… wildflowers… walk by the Del Mar Landing Marine Reserve… to Salal Creek… sunset by the ocean… a beautiful half day that feels … Continue reading

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SEA RANCH: September Native Colors

CalFlora Sea Ranch Endangered Plants of The Sea Ranch . pdf

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CITINERARY: Sea Ranch

Summer ending in fires… many fires… sunset on the go… starry cool night… Blue Sky Saturday tunnel hike… turkeys in the forest… blue ocean views… calm meadow time Meadow hike… beautiful ocean views… clean air… uphill surprise… airstrip history Blackberries… … Continue reading

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