Try these bee-friendly natural dye plants

July 9th, 2016|Categories: Fibershed, Homestead, Pollinators|Tags: , , , , , |

Stack functions in your garden for beautiful, natural dye plants that provide food for the bees! Watching the transformation of our homestead over the past year really has been a treat. When we first installed [...]

Easy Summer Fruit Tree Plant Guilds

June 12th, 2016|Categories: Gardening Ideas, Plant Guilds|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Try these plant guilds to grow soil and supercharge your trees' health! Summer is here and so many fruit trees are bursting with Summer sweetness — apples, stone fruits like cherries, peaches, plums, etc, and more [...]

What’s the Future of Soil and Compost in the North Bay?

May 6th, 2016|Categories: Events, Soil|

The Petaluma Community Guild hosted a jam-packed public forum at the Petaluma Historic Museum on April 27, 2016 — Compost in the North Bay: A Public Forum & Solution Showcase The event drew a full house of farmers and gardeners to learn [...]

Do it for the Bees: Our 8th & Bee Pollinator Planting Guide

May 4th, 2016|Categories: Gardening Ideas, Pollinators|Tags: , , , |

It's easy to add pollinator plants to your yard or garden. Here's a guide to what we're growing this Spring at 8th & Bee.