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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

    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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You’re going to be harvesting soon — big fat tomatoes, peppers, eggplant, potatoes, carrots, the whole nine yards. Have you figured out how you’re going to haul your crops into the kitchen yet? No? Don’t sweat it, we’ve got your



Be Very Berry


There’s lots and lots to enjoy about gardening, but one of the true highlights is taking a break from weeding, pulling off the gloves, picking a small handful of blackberries or raspberries from your backyard patch and eating them


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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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