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Shake that booty!

Shake that booty!
It’s back! Two days of music, arts & crafts, food and fun under the redwoods! Most of the bands are ...
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What’s Growing At The Cottage No. 095

What's Growing At The Cottage No. 095
Dwarf New Zealand tea tree or sometimes known as Manuka myrtle (Leptospermum scoparium). It’s an evergreen shrub which grows 2 ...
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Summer Focus: First Aid, Cooling, Calming and Supporting Local!

Summer Focus: First Aid, Cooling, Calming and Supporting Local!
I picked up my first quarterly box of herbal medicines from Steadfast, grown and gathered in Pescadero. These gorgeous remedies ...
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Learn about native plants & animals while strolling through the forest

Learn about native plants & animals while strolling through the forest
Get your hiking shoes on and come along for an educational ranger-led hike through dense stands of evergreen trees, mountain ...
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What’s Growing At The Cottage No. 094

What's Growing At The Cottage No. 094
Weeds. And more weeds! We seem to have an endless supply. The weird thing is they've never been planted anywhere ...
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Warning: contains organic veggies

Warning: contains organic veggies
Look what I picked up? Yum. Yum. I also got a farm tour to get even more excited to see ...
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Herb & Medicine Making Workshops!

Herb & Medicine Making Workshops!
Come out and finally learn about the uses of many common medicinal herbs (like comfrey, pictured) and how to make ...
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What’s Growing At The Cottage No. 093

What's Growing At The Cottage No. 093
Carpet Rose. If you’re interested in a shrub that’s low maintenance, disease resistant, drought tolerant and offers a rainbow of ...
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Work the wheel

Work the wheel
Have you always wanted to get your hands dirty and learn the wheel? This summer would be a great time ...
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It’s that time.

It’s that time.
My mouth is watering for the best delish sweet strawberries. Stop by Swanton Berry Farm for a little organic u-pickin' ...
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Movies in the Park

Movies in the Park
The setting and amenities among the towering redwoods are reasons enough that generations upon generations of families choose to camp ...
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Take mom out.

Take mom out.
Treat mom to an unforgettable weekend at Filoli to stroll the house and garden. Enjoy a champagne brunch with delectable ...
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