Montara coastal sage, goldenbush, and amethyst bluff purple sage, together with at least three different kinds of buckwheats in Pete Veilleux’s garden
Photo by Pete Veilleux, East Bay Wilds

Third Annual
Manzanita Day at Native Here
Saturday, October 20, 2018
10 am – 2 pm
Our new crop of manzanitas will be available!
Five local species will be offered

Talk at 11:00 am – John Danielsen “How to Take Care of Manzanitas in Your Garden”
Native Here Nursery

101 Golf Course Drive, Tilden Park, Berkeley, CA

Many other species also available as we move into the winter planting season.  Check our online inventory at http://nativeherenursery.org/

Some plants are half price, as noted.
Click on the link below to access the Manzanita Day announcement in pdf format.


Click here to download the current issue of the Bay Leaf, the East Bay Chapter newsletter, in pdf format.

The TV and radio segmenturples honoring the Skyline Gardens[Restoration Project [for winning the Jefferson Award] ran on KPIX Channel 5 TV and KCBS Radio.

Here’s the link to the TV piece (it’s about 2 minutes long):  http://sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com/2018/03/08/skyline-garden-project-restores-native-plants-to-east-bay-trail/  We’ve gotten tons of great feedback.

It’s also posted on the Skyline Gardens Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/SkylineGardensEBCNPS/   If you are on Facebook, please consider sharing the story on your own timeline – it’s an easy way to get the word out.

Glen Schneider, project leader


Blooming—Showy milkweed (Ascelpias speciosa), Ithuriel’s spear (Triteleia laxa), naked buckwheat (Eriogonum nudum), gumplant (Grindelia sp.), Acmispon sp.
Other plants:  black sage (Salvia mellifera),California goldenrod  (Solidago velutina ssp. californica) in Berkeley parking strip . Photo by Delia Taylor.

Seep monkeyflower (Mimulus guttatus)).  Photo by Delia Taylor.

Hairy honeysuckle (Lonicera hispidula). Photo by Delia Taylor.

Visit the website of the state organization of the California Native Plant Society to find out more about ways you can enjoy and protect our state’s native flora.