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What’s In Bloom This Week?

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Yellow Calendula aka pot marigolds can be eaten. Add the petals to salad for a zesty kick.

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Plant Marigolds with your tomatoes to ward off common tomato pests and to add more color to your garden. This type of Marigold is commonly used in the Mexican Day of the Dead celebration.

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The Pink Ladies, aka Amaryllis belladonna, came out this week to fill the air with their sweet, sweet fragrance. This is always a sign of August in Northern California.

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Pink Yarrow is a great perennial for California. It repels some garden pests and attracts beneficial insects including pollinators like butterflies and bees.Yarrow is used in herbal remedies and in Biodynamic farming methods.

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What’s In Bloom This Week?

The landscape is coming alive! Color is creeping back into the world around us. Feeling down? Seriously, just take a look around for a second.

Let’s see what is in bloom this week, the second week of March:

1. Mustard Flower

Accenting the green hills with bright yellow.

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2. Cherry Blossoms!

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3. This interesting ‘weed’ seen on the Bodega cliffs

Please leave a comment if you know what this is.

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4. California Poppies (Eschscholzia californica)Showing their strength

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5. Tea Tree (Leptospermum scoparium)

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