Find the perfect gift at our big Pre-Mother’s Day Estate Sale on Saturday, May 12th from 9:30am – 3:30pm. We have a wonderful variety of showroom quality house and garden items from five different estates at 50-60% off their retail price. See photos and flyer.
The Plant Exchange is growing! We are expanding our storage space with the construction of new a Plant Hospital to nurture and rehabilitate unloved plants.
The storage shelves will be built out of lumber. Can you help? We can use the following flooring sizes: treated 2x4s and untreated 2x6s, 2x8s, or 2x10s. For support posts we need treated 4x4s and 4x6s. And finally we need 20 cement piers. We have a truck and can pick up the materials.
Great news. After 11 years we have learned that there is a better way to serve the gardening public. Here’s how:
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April is a great time to add edibles to your garden! Join us and Jeannie Pham from StopWaste of Alameda County on Saturday, April 14 from 2 – 4pm to learn about Growing Edible Herbs and the Healthy Soil Connection. Participants will also receive a handy edible reader for reference. See more details and register online.
Need to green your garden? Visit our big plant and garden sale on Saturday, April 14 from 9:30am – 1:30pm to find the perfect indoor or outdoor plant, decorative pot, or yard art for your space. See photos and flyer.
We are happy to announce a partnership with Island Print Express in Alameda. With over 20 years experience in the digital printing industry, Island Print is a full service operation offering a variety of services to meet your needs. Whether you are a small business, entrepreneur, artist, or non-profit, their skilled and friendly staff can help you with everything from digital design and scanning to printing with FREE local delivery. Need more? They are your connection to silkscreening, promotional products and can help with mailings.
Early Donation Drop Off Starts Saturday, March 17
Go here for directions, access hours, and instructions. Don’t forget, no fertilizers or chemicals!
The Plant Exchange is Saturday, March 31st. Come early for two free demonstrations starting at 11 a.m. on container gardening and fruit tree grafting. The exchange opens at noon as always. There will be live music, delicious food, advice from the Alameda County Master Gardeners and a big exhibitor area. Come prepared to bid on the wonderful items in our silent auction!
Thanks to an amazing crew of volunteers from Kaiser Permanente and a few of our skilled helpers, we have a new outdoor storage shed. The shed expands our storage space and ability to accept donations, especially indoor plants, year round.
We are always looking to expand our network of corporate partners, plant donors, and skilled volunteers. Want to learn more? Email email@example.com or call (510) 866-8482 for more information.
The next Plant Exchange is Sat., March 31, from noon – 4pm at 4500 Lincoln Ave. in Oakland. See the flyer.
This event features delicious eats by the Waffle Roost food truck, live music by the ColdSol Band, and advice from the Alameda County Master Gardeners. Be sure to check out our free gardening demos, our silent auction and visit our exhibitors. More details on the March exhibitors coming soon. One of our exhibitors from last October, Just My Neighbors, made this wonderful video showing the raffle prize created for their table.
Visit our Spring Plant Sale on Sat., March 10, from 9:30am – 1:30pm to discover new additions for your home and garden. We have plants, indoor trees, pots, succulents, yard art, and more. See photos and flyer.
Stay after from 2 – 4pm for Urban Gateway Livestock: Chickens ‘N’ Bees taught by Yolanda of Pollinate Farm & Garden. Learn the basics of backyard chicken and beekeeping to get you started with a hive and flock of your own. Tickets are $10 in advance or $12 at the door.
The Plant Exchange Staff
The Plant Exchange Staff