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Garden Maintenance Guide

Read seasonal gardening tips to get prepared for fall & winter. Download now.

Although in-person gardening events have been canceled because of COVID-19, gardening at home is a safe way to stay active and healthy during the pandemic. If you need seeds, compost, or starts check out our lists of local partner nurseries, bulk garden suppliers, and online seed catalogs below. Be sure to call first as hours, inventory, and services may have changed. For a list of on-line gardening events, click here.

Local Partner Nurseries:

Our partner nurseries stock diverse Bay-Friendly plants.

(925) 447-0280
981 Alden Lane, Livermore
Open Friday through Monday, 9 am to 4 pm
 
(510) 797-3700
3700 Thornton Ave, Fremont
Open Monday through Friday, 7 am to 9 pm; and Saturday & Sunday, 7 am to 7 pm
 
(510) 845-6490
2332 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley
Open Tuesday through Saturday, 9:30 am to 3:45 pm
 
(510) 632-1522
350 San Leandro, Blvd.
Open 7 days a week, 9:30 am to 4:30 pm
 
(510) 652-1936
4001 Grand Ave, Oakland
Open Monday through Friday, 8:30 am to 6 pm; Saturday, 9 am to 6:30 pm; and Sunday, 10 am to 4 pm
 
(510) 387-9744
702 Channing Way, Berkeley
Open Thursday through Sunday, 10 am to 5 pm
 
(510) 755-1102
2701 Main St, Alameda
Open Wednesday through Sunday, 10 am to 5 pm
 
(510) 686-3493
2727 Fruitvale Ave, Oakland
Open Wednesday through Friday, 11 am to 6pm; and Saturday, 10 am to 6 pm; and Sunday, 12 pm to 5 pm
 
(510) 234-2222
601A Canal Blvd., Richmond
Open Tuesday through Sunday, 10 am to 4 pm  
 

Bulk Garden Suppliers:

Check out the Lawn to Garden Marketplace for a complete directory of Bay Area sources for bulk recycled compost, mulch, and sheet mulch materials. 

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