What’s That? Oak Galls

This time of year, acorns large and small start to rain down all around MAGC, keeping the squirrels busy and the rest of us on our guard. You may have noticed some other, more unusual objects growing on and falling from our oaks: oak galls, sometimes called oak apples. Their rounded shape and surprisingly light…

Fire Prevention and Preparedness

One year after the devastating fires to the north, we are all keenly aware of the dangers of this dry season. On October 1, MAGC hosted a fire prevention seminar for the community, led by Master Gardener Katherine Randolph and the Ross Valley Fire Department. A near-capacity crowd attended this informative event, which not only…