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Butterflies, Birds, Bees, Fish & Seeds Gardeners Guide 2020

This is where critters become an integral part of your garden as you plant flowers for hummingbirds, bees & butterflies, learn to harvest seeds, put in a pond for fish and to encourage habitat for toads and frogs…who knows where this will lead! From local organizations & businesses that help people learn how to raise bees, to those who give us what we need to keep water features healthy in our landscape, these businesses will guide you to create and maintain a full-featured landscape. Please support these locally-owned businesses who make this guide possible…THANK YOU!

Backyard Birder
PO BOX 2775, Sebastopol, CA 95473
Online Only
Wild bird feeding supplies at VERY competitive prices. Bird feeders, houses, seed, suet, hardware, optics, plus unique accessories. FREE DELIVERY! Order online or call.

Beekind Honey & Bees - 34
921 Gravenstein Hwy S, Sebastopol
Mon-Sat 10-6, Sun 10-4
Beekeeping Classes & Supplies. Learn how to raise bees to support our local bee populations. Bees & Supplies. Taste locally produced honey. Find gifts from beeswax candles to Honey, Candles, Soap, Lotions.

Bees N Blooms
3883 Petaluma Hill Road, Santa Rosa
Weekend days with specific events. Explore our lavender labyrinth, cut your own tulips and daffodils, and observe pollinators at work. Open-farm days during lavender bloom in summer, and during Farm Trails weekend. Our CCOF-certified organic farm provides habitat for pollinators.

Hallberg Butterfly Gardens
8687 Oak Grove Ave, Sebastopol
By Appt. Wed-Sun, April-October
Open Garden Sunday in late June 28, 10 am – 4pm. Historic wildlife garden. Docents, butterfly/bird sightings; informational displays, self-guided tours; children’s activities; plant and book sales.  Free!

Lavender Bee Farm
764 Chapman Lane, Petaluma
Open by Appointment. Our family honey farm plays host to over 5,000 lavender plants and multiple hives. Our farm is chem-free; no pesticides or chemical fertilizers, for the health of bees, plants, and you!

Mariposa Habitat Nursery
Northwest Santa Rosa
Jana Mariposa is available for consulting, design, and growing habitat plants for hummingbirds, butterflies, and beneficial insects.

Monte-Bellaria di California - 38
3518 Bloomfield Road, Sebastopol
Lavender Farm, Olive Grove and Beekeeping.  Visit our farm weekends from Late April through December 10-4 or by appointment.

Pond & Garden Nursery - 10
6225 Stony Point Rd @ Hwy 116, Cotati
Open daily 9-5, closed Wed
Full service nursery with an emphasis on ponds, dwarf conifers, koi and other pond dwelling fish and critters, pond supplies, pond cleaning and maintenance, and aquatic plants. We also carry books, garden art, misters and more!

The Petaluma Seed Bank - 21
110 Petaluma Blvd N, Suite B, Petaluma
We offer 1200+ varieties of heirloom seeds, seed starting supplies, products for sustainable living, locally-made items, and friendly & expert gardening advice.

Western Farm Center
21 W 7th Street, Santa Rosa
Mon-Sat 8:00-5:30, Sun 9:30-4:00
Locally owned for 50 years, Western Farm Center has everything you need for your beekeeping experience! Hive Supplies, Tools, Suits, and Literature. Also, a large selection of pet supplies, and feed for the back yard farmers.

Wild Birds Unlimited - 39
71 Brookwood Ave, Santa Rosa
Mon-Sat 10– 6, Sun 11–4
We are trained to show you how to turn your yard into a bird feeding habitat that not only brings song, color and life to your home, but also benefits the wild birds and the environment.

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