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A Tailgating Party for Birders?!

A Tailgating Party for Birders?!
The Great Backyard Bird Count is a free, fun, and easy event that engages bird watchers of all ages in ...
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What’s Growing at The Cottage No. 028

What's Growing at The Cottage No. 028
Flowering Plum. Simply gorgeous. I remember when we first put it in about 6 years ago when it was a ...
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Stuck on what to do for Valentine’s Day? Don’t fret, I’ve got your back.

Stuck on what to do for Valentine’s Day? Don’t fret, I’ve got your back.
Treat yourself and your better half (yes, they are) to a relaxing couple’s massage in your own private spa room ...
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Fish & Chips Anyone?

Fish & Chips Anyone?
This place probably has the best-tasting fish & chips in the bay area! They also serve freshly made clam chowder, ...
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The Pull of Hibernation

The Pull of Hibernation
I’ve been enjoying my winter box from Steadfast Herbs. What’s in it? Brightening & Nourishing Tincture, Warming Roots & Fruits ...
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What’s Growing at The Cottage No. 021

What's Growing at The Cottage No. 021
Camellias (Camellia japonica). This year the camellias really outdid themselves. I know, I know, I say this every year. But the ...
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You. The 4 B’s. This Sunday.

You. The 4 B’s. This Sunday.
Get out of the city and head into the mountains for some unplugging at the second annual La Honda Oktoberfest! ...
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Hard to believe Autumn is two days away….

Hard to believe Autumn is two days away....
But that’s not stopping me from picking up my Fall CSA Box from Steadfast Herbs. Local goodies to prepare for ...
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What’s Growing At The Cottage No. 099

What's Growing At The Cottage No. 099
Dwarf Plumbago (Ceratostigma plumbaginoides) – don’t even try pronouncing the Latin name! Showy, versatile and durable groundcover for sun or ...
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Keep the country kids playing in dirt!

Keep the country kids playing in dirt!
We Coastsiders love all things local - food, vineyards & breweries, farms & ranches, gardens, musicians & our schools. Did ...
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What’s Growing At The Cottage No. 098

What's Growing At The Cottage No. 098
Impatiens. The classic old reliable annual for shade. They are native to tropical Africa where they are perennials but in ...
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Saved the best for last!

Saved the best for last!
It’s that time. Pescadero’s signature event is back. A country good ol' time will be had to kick off the ...
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