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Dahlia was adopted as the Official Flower of San Francisco on October 4, 1926 by its Board of Supervisors.

Fort Mason Community Garden ... is an oasis for a number of species of birds, including a number of nesting birds.  Some birds are there all year round, like the ubiquitous House Finches, who are at their finest posing in blooming trees just outside the garden, or the Lesser Goldfinches, with their green backs and black caps.

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Escape to a unique 55-acre urban oasis of extraordinary beauty at San Francisco Botanical Garden, showcasing over 8,000 different kinds of plants from around the world.

The San Francisco Rose Society is a non-profit organization created to promote the culture, interest and appreciation of roses.  Established on December 7, 1941, the 74-year old San Francisco Rose Society's goal for 2015 is to raise community awareness of the society within San Francisco -- and to encourage new membership -- and greater participation from existing members.  To meet these goals, the San Francisco Rose Society will offer, between May - October, interactive programs and lectures, rose garden tours, public displays and monthly rose shows.
 

We value all NCDS members ranging from beginners to members who are internationally recognized growers and hybridizers. It is through the enthusiasm and participation of our many members that we enjoy one of the most active daffodil show seasons in the United States. What's this item about? What makes it interesting? Write a catchy description to grab your audience's attention...

The Society's plan of action was to interest other plant lovers in every way possible, to monitor the activities of private and public agencies whose plans would in any way destroy rare species or disrupt natural plant communities, to prepare whatever countermeasures might be necessary to stop them, and to seek donations from organizations and private citizens.

Academy staff, including Frank Almeda, Curator of Botany, and Roy Eisenhardt, a former Academy Director, have photographed and documented a selection of California wildflowers. To this point, over 125 species have been photographed and samples collected for inclusion into the permanent collections at the Academy. What's this item about? What makes it interesting? Write a catchy description to grab your audience's attention...

The 2012 USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map is the standard by which gardeners and growers can determine which plants are most likely to thrive at a location. The map is based on the average annual minimum winter temperature, divided into 10-degree F zones.

 

For the first time, the map is available as an interactive GIS-based map, for which a broadband Internet connection is recommended, and as static images for those with slower Internet access. Users may also simply type in a ZIP Code and find the hardiness zone for that area. What's this item about? What makes it interesting? Write a catchy description to grab your audience's attention...

SF Plant Finder is a resource for gardeners, designers, ecologists and others interested in greening neighborhoods, enhancing our urban ecology and surviving the drought. The Plant Finder recommends appropriate plants for sidewalks, private backyards and roofs that are adapted to San Francisco's unique environment, climate and habitats. - See more at: http://sfplantfinder.org/index.html#sthash.M0gw4OAW.dpuf What's this item about? What makes it interesting? Write a catchy description to grab your audience's attention...

Eric Toensmeier's site about his book, Perennial Vegetables.  Browse by climates: arid & hot, cold temperate, cool maritime, extreme cold, hot & humid, Mediterranean & mild, the Hawaiian Upland subtropic, and tropical lowlands. 

 

From his book, "Imagine growing vegetables that require just about the same amount of care as perennial flowers and shrubs - no annual tilling and planting. They thrive and produce abundant and nutritious crops throughout the season."

Soil Scientist Dr. Elaine Ingham describes in laymens' terms the amazing interactions of life in soil.  She explains what fosters health and what fosters disease.

This nursery focuses on California Native Plants only.  It is a wealth of valuable information if you dig deep enough.  Take some time browsing their data.

The San Francisco Urban Agriculture Alliance (SFUAA) promotes the growing of food within San Francisco and the associated goals of our member organizations, through advocacy, education and grassroots action.
We pursue our mission by leveraging the strengths of our members, from backyard farmers to social justice organizations, both within the Alliance and in collaboration with outside organizations and government agencies.
 

The Japanese Tea Garden provides visitors from around the world with an opportunity to experience the natural beauty, tranquility and harmony of a Japanese-style garden in the heart of San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park. What's this item about? What makes it interesting? Write a catchy description to grab your audience's attention...

We're a global nonprofit of 35,000 gardeners helping others to grow their own good food.

To get the most out of your vegetable garden, you need to do a little planning. Knowing when to start your seeds and transplant them outdoors will help to maximize your harvest.

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The Fort Mason Community Garden is a 501(C)3 Non-Profit Organization in partnership with the National Park Service

 

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