green-thumb-works-6-of-12

Green Thumb Works Native Plant Nursery – Open Sat. May 6 only!

San Leandro

Lot size:

Garden Age:

Years on the Bringing Back the Natives Garden Tour:

Address: 16276 E. 14th Street, San Leandro, CA 94578 (corner of E. 14th & 163rd @ Dig Deep Farms greenhouse on the Pacific Apparel lot)

Phone and text: (510) 502-0992

Hours: Saturdays, 10:00 to 2:00, March thru October (check website for updates)

Website: GreenThumbWorks.com

Email: contact@greenthumbworks.com

 

Talks in the Nursery

Saturday, May 6, 2017

3:00 “Native plants chat: Handouts and seeds will be provided” facilitated by Sandra Nevala-Lee

Let’s talk plants! Join in on a casual session to ask questions, share resources and ideas with other native plant enthusiasts. Bring photos of your garden to share with the group. Make new friends and arrange car pools for the garden tour on May 7.

Plant list online: http://www.greenthumbworks.com/plant-list-and-ordering.html Plants can be ordered online and picked up during Saturday sale hours (unless noted as out-of-stock). Contact us for special orders.

Shop during the Tour’s Native Plant Sale Extravaganza, when Green Thumb Works will be open from 10:00-5:00 on Saturday, May 6, 2017


green-thumb-works-10-of-12 Green Thumb Works is a landscape maintenance, planting design, and consulting business in the East Bay. We began selling native plants in 2013 to bring gardeners the hard-to-find native annuals and perennials not sold in the big box stores. Our plants are purchased from Devil Mountain Wholesale and are a diverse selection of natives and cultivated varieties from top growers throughout the state.

Our plant inventory is hand-selected and changes seasonally as new varieties become available. Last year, the plant sale went on the road and “popped up” at community festivals, such as Castro Valley Pride, Ashland-Cherryland FamFest, Institute of Urban Homesteading Farm Tour, San Lorenzo HOA Landscape Expo, and Hayward Historical Society Community Day. It was a delight to meet new people, give water-wise planting advice, encourage lawn conversion, and introduce people to the beauty and hardiness of native plants.

green-thumb-works-11-of-12

We’ll be out in the community again this year so check GreenThumbWorks.com for schedule and location updates. We support and collaborate with local community greening projects. Our mission is to provide information on the sustainability and habitat value of growing native plants in home landscapes, parks and public spaces, school gardens, community gardens, and urban farms.

Visit our native plant demonstration garden at the Pacific Apparel building (E. 14th Street @ 163rd Ave.) installled in 2014. Monkey flower, buckwheat, yarrow, manzanitas, deer grass, hummingbird fuchsia enhance a former weedy, litter-filled area and provide year round color and interest with minimal maintenance.

 

 

 

 

More photos: