KidsWorks Creative Workshop – Nov. 1

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Join us Saturday, November 1st as we take on the Cardboard Challenge with our friends from the Children’s Museum of Sonoma County.  We will also have the Museum-on-the-Go’s interactive exhibits set up so kids and play, learn, and explore.  As always, our workshops are free to participate in, so we hope to see you and your family down here from 9AM-12PM at our Santa Rosa Store location!

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Gardening With Your Kids

It’s never too early to teach your kids where their food comes from and how it grows. Life lessons that incorporate dirt? You know they’ll be down for that! It can be easy to garden with your kids and get them excited to watch the progress throughout the growing season. With these simple steps, you can start a garden with your family and harvest the benefits.You need a few things to get started, including peat pots, peat pellets, potting soil, a grow lamp, a heating pad, seeds, and a hand trowel. Using peat pots and pellets will help with foolproof growth for starting seeds. Friedman’s …

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How to Control Pests Organically

It’s possible to avoid heavy pesticides and chemicals and still control pests. If you want to grow an organic garden, you can avoid damage from bugs and still stay organic and natural. With a little time and a few extra minutes of effort, you can protect your garden and still deliver healthy, safe foods to your dining table. Start with a routine tour of your garden and pick off pests and insects you discover. Young, tender plants are serious attractants to pests and can often succumb to the damage. If you find damage on plants but can’t figure out the culprit, do your survey at …

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