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Ploughshares Nursery
A social enterprise of
Alameda Point Collaborative
2701 Main Street
Alameda, CA 94501
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  • workshop orientation on Stop Waste’s ‘loose that lawn’ incentive program

    Loose That Lawn Incentive Program -Stop Waste.org Orientation, FREE WORKSHOP at Ploughshares Nursery 2701 Main Street, Alameda CA July 25th at noon. Ready to convert that water greedy lawn into a beautiful drought tolerant garden but don’t know how to start, don’t have time to research or worried about the expense? You can save 40% […] Read More

  • Berries are the Bomb

    Berries are the Bomb(!), FREE WORKSHOP at Ploughshares Nursery 2701 Main Street, Alameda CA. July 18th at noon. Berries like Marrionberry, Blackberry and Raspberry are truly bombs of flavor which explode with goodness in your mouth, and they are easy to grow if you care to learn a few tricks. It’s also true that we […] Read More

  • Saturday July 11th Summertime Fruit Tree Care Workshop

    All About Summertime Fruit Tree Care, FREE WORKSHOP at Ploughshares Nursery 2701 Main Street, Alameda CA. Saturday July 11th at noon, topics will include; disease mitigation, pest control, summer pruning to dwarf trees, proper planting technique, fertilizer vs compost (hint, compost wins), mid-season crop thinning and intensive planting methods for tiny yards-so you can have […] Read More

  • June 27th at 12 noon, HABITAT GARDENING

    Saturday June 27th 12 noon, FREE GARDENING WORKSHOP at Ploughshares Nursery 270 Main St. Alameda CA. 510 755 1102. HABITAT GARDENING; discussion and hands-on demonstration of planting and hardscape installation aimed at attracting and supporting birds, bees, lizards, frogs, snakes and beneficial critters of all kinds. Read More

  • Closed Friday June 11th for Inventory, Open Saturday June 13th FREE WORKSHOP

    Sorry folks, we will be closed Friday June 11th to conduct an inventory, but we will re-open Saturday June 13th at 10am.  Looking forward to seeing you for our 12 noon free workshop on growing plants from cuttings! Read More

  • STRAW BALE GARDENING WORKSHOP

    Saturday June 6th 12 noon, FREE GARDENING WORKSHOP at Ploughshares Nursery 2701 Main St. Alameda CA 510 755 1102. STRAW BALE GARDENING; hands-on demonstration of gardening with straw bales, learn how to use inexpensive straw bales to grow edibles from starts and seed while conserving water and creating free compost! Read More

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