Pumpkin Patches

If you haven’t grown your own pumpkin this year and still need to pick some up, here’s a list of some pumpkin patches in Contra Costa County. Clayton Valley Pumpkin Farm & Christmas Trees 1060 Pine Lane, Clayton, CA 94517 …

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Frost Awareness

When the rainstorm passes, look up into the night sky and you’ll see stars rather than clouds. That means there will most likely be frost in the morning. Frost only occurs on clear winter/spring nights. By now you’re probably familiar …

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Fall Gardening Tips

Here’s a round-up of what I recommend for gardeners in climate Zone 14 for the fall (includes all of Lamorinda area and parts of Walnut Creek and Concord). Plant: Warm climate bulbs, cool season annuals, shrubs and trees. Sow cool …

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