alameda backyard front yard growers: Turning the backyard into an orchard - 04/12/15 08:18 AM
When we bought our place in Alameda, CA, the backyard was full of construction debris, and was very uneven. 
The only living thing in the back yard was a tall plum tree which looked dead and ugly. Gary explained that it was simply getting ready for winter and that it would come back in the spring. Harummmpf, I thought to myself. That tree is dead, and we have to take it down! At that time,the most important item on my wish list was to have a fenced in yard where it will be safe to have dogs. But first, we have to … (9 comments)

alameda backyard front yard growers: Front yard, back yard....Fruits and flowers thrive in Alameda CA - 03/19/13 05:08 PM
Gardens, gardens, gardens everywhere

Perhaps it’s the almost perfect weather....or perhaps it’s the rich soil. Whatever the reason is, it seems anything we plant in the ground thrives.
When I lived in Florida, my Lilies of the Nile (Agapanthus)  bloomed just once: in the summer. But in the Bay area, it seems it blooms year round. And goodness, they grow profusely that one must divide and subdivide frequently in order to control the growth.
In our island paradise we call Alameda CA, we do have some seasons, albeit a lot milder than elsewhere.
In Alameda, we have … (5 comments)

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