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Spring Edibles Plant Library

This library contains information on herb and vegetable varieties to plant in Spring that do well in San Mateo and San Francisco County micro-climates. Plants are organized by type and each unique variety has a photo, detailed description and information on planting zones, sun exposure, water requirements and days to maturity. 

Explore the Spring Edibles Plant Library


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    Coast Friendly Aloes

    Are you looking for a showy, drought tolerant plant that blooms profusely and attracts hummingbirds and other pollinators? You might like to try Aloes! They range in size from six-inch houseplants to tall trees. In the past, people mostly grew small...


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Do you need help with your garden? Have a pest problem? Curious about what will grow well in your region? Due to COVID-19 all questions must be emailed to: mgsmsf@ucanr.edu.

Please include the following information in your email.

  1. Your name
  2. Location
  3. Question or problem, please include any photos. 
  4. Phone number and best time to call.


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