Getting Started in Gardening & Growing Your Own Flower Garden

Gardening has always been a big part of my life. My parents grew a garden every year in the front of our house and insisted that all nine of us kids help with the planting and maintenance on weekends throughout the spring and summer months. Then, for many years, I lived in San Francisco and was not even near a garden. I didn’t think I missed it until I returned to the county.

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Alex Cole: The Art of Teaching, Creating & Living in a Small Town

In the year 2000 I moved to Sonoma with the hopes of starting a family and settling into a quieter life in the country. I didn't know anyone when I moved here so I immediately joined the Community Center in hopes of feeling a part of something greater than myself. I signed up for a painting class even though I had no experience whatsoever. When I wandered into the class, I was greeted with a friendly smile and a very kind person who immediately put all of us nervous students at ease. Her name…Alex Cole.

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Meet the Maker: Carter & Co

Our Meet the Makers Holiday Marketplace has come and gone and it was such a great event featuring local makers and their crafts. With handcrafted products and meaningful gifts galore, it made for the perfect way to kick off the holidays.

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