Member profile for urbanbird
Gardening since 1999
I'm Bay Area gardener devoted to growing delicious things--despite my small yard, what seems like acres of cement, and difficult exposure. Despite these setbacks, I have had wonderful success and pride myself on the amazing things I have grown in half wine barrels, raised beds and repurposed containers. I especially love growing heirloom tomatoes--the stranger the better!
Garden of Urban Tenacity Oakland, CA
When we bought our home, I was so excited to begin creating a permanent, beautiful vegetable garden in my backyard. That was until I realized we couldn't get rid of the cement. And under the cement was solid clay. And I had a northern exposure. And only half of... » more
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