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  • “My favorite product that Common Ground offers is their wonderful selection of “Vegetable Seeds”. Common Ground works very hard to have an excellent variety and supply of vegetable seeds that will yield plants that grow extremely well in the Bay Area. I have bought these seeds every year for twenty years and find them to be invaluable.”
    Rick DeGolia, Atherton

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  • 559 College Avenue
    Palo Alto, CA 94306
    650 493-6072
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    Open 7 days a week
    Tuesday - Saturday 10:00am - 5:30pm
    Sunday - Monday 10:00am - 3:00pm

    Center Director: Patricia Becker
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Spotlight

Potatoes

Potatoes in the Potager

If you’ve never grown potatoes at home you’re really missing out on one of gardening’s best treats. The flavor and texture of fresh potatoes is uniquely satisfying.  And thankfully, potatoes couldn’t be easier to raise, especially here in the Bay

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GrayWater class

Graywater

Graywater
Saturday, April 19
10:30 – 12:30 $ 31

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California is in a drought situation and we are all being asked to save water. You can install a simple graywater system, which will save you 6,000 to 11,000

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Save Water and Have Your Vegetables, Too.

Save Water and Have Your Vegetables Too
Saturday, April 26
10:30 – 12:30 $ 31

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Drought in California is inevitable, and this year it’s worse than ever. How can we all use our water wisely? Cut down or

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Container Gardening

Container Gardening
Saturday, May 3
10:30 – 12:30 $31

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Planting a bountiful garden in containers and small spaces is a cinch with the right varieties and materials. Start now to plan and plant the food garden that carries

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