Fall Season Event at Home Ground Habitats

Fall Season Event at Home Ground Habitats

A short recap of the October 15, 2022 Fall Season Event at Home Ground Habitats Nursery. Select participants got to tour the nursery, and purchase...

Home Ground Habitats Virtual Tour

Home Ground Habitats Virtual Tour

Thank you to everyone who attended our Launch Tour on May 14, 2022. You can also enjoy this VIRTUAL TOUR of our gardens and nursery below. Home...

Home Ground Launch Day May 14, 2022

Home Ground Launch Day May 14, 2022

Home Ground Habitats Nursery Tour Register now for our Launch Day Tour Date & Time: May 14, 2022 from 10 AM to 4 PM This outdoor event features:...

Collecting Seeds

Collecting Seeds

As a propagator, I often try different approaches to germinating seeds of certain species. Sometimes I get such a definitely positive response to...

Creating a Personal Ecosphere

Creating a Personal Ecosphere

While out walking the trails and open spaces in various parts of Marin County, I’m often astonished at how certain native plants can grow and adapt...

Dreaming of California Truffles

Dreaming of California Truffles

I’m quick when it comes to spotting potentially edible foods in the wild; partly from lots of reading about California flora, and how the native...

It’s for the Birds!

It’s for the Birds!

I love watching the birds at my feeders, which are strategically placed away from potential danger and in such a way that I get a great view...

Poison Oak and Its Relatives

Poison Oak and Its Relatives

A native plant that we all know (or certainly should!) is Poison Oak (Toxicodendron diversilobium) because it is so widespread in the Bay Area. Many...

Two Redbuds

Two Redbuds

Early in March, the Redbud is ready to burst into bloom; the beautiful zig-zagging tracery of its branches soon to be disguised in a cloud of pink...

Mule’s Ears

Mule’s Ears

A plant that is definitely not easy in garden culture is Mule’s Ears (Wyethia species) and there are several look-alikes—all native California...