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Tag Archives: California native plant

How to Reform your Killer Cat

Our cat wears a harness and a leash when he’s outside. Why? He’s a killer. I love gardening and Jan loves birds. As soon as we had our own yard, … Continue reading

May 31, 2015 · 3 Comments

Beach Strawberry

This California native plant, Fragaria chiloiensis, grows quickly in our yard in Oakland. Sometimes it grows too well, spreading into areas intended for less rambunctious native plants. Still, it’s a great groundcover in … Continue reading

October 7, 2014 · Leave a comment