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This Weekend:  Irrigation Planning

This Weekend: Irrigation Planning

This may seem like strange timing, with much of North America under flood watches at the moment, but now is a pretty good time to plan ahead for y...
Veggie Bed Build Update

Veggie Bed Build Update

When I left off in the last post about veggie bed building, our new beds were mostly dug, and we were getting ready to fill the soil back in.  They...
SF Design Week and Sustainability

SF Design Week and Sustainability

 We're really excited to announce that we've been invited to participate in an exhibit next month at SF Design week (virtual, of course) called Bay...

Water Once a Week for Thriving Baby Plants

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"It's 100% successful and I don't have to spend a lot of time on it.  I just love them.

Lorena, Santa Clara CA

Saving Money and Plastic, on the way Towards Zero Waste

“It really took the anxiety and guesswork out of the most difficult part of getting started. For new growers like myself, I'd consider it a required tool.” 

Peggy, Santa Rosa CA

“I couldn’t start tomatoes from seed before, but now I can!” 

Tallulah, Oakland CA

“I just ordered my fifth self-watering seed starter. They have really performed beautifully and all my seeds have sprouted easily in them. The self watering feature works like a charm and helps germinate the seeds on a consistent basis”

Cynthia, Santa Rosa CA

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All Orta seed pots are handmade in California.
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