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Essay #8 Mission, Values & Goals

We run a nursery, so plants are pretty important, but by putting pen to paper (as it were) in this exercise, we realized their true significance lies in their (and our) relation to people and places.

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TOLN October Events

October Events at Tree of Life Nursery!
We are back! Join Tree of Life Nursery experts and friends this month at the nursery and online to become a California native plant expert!

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Essay #7 A Work Ethic: Keep Having Fun

Fortunate are the ones who can point to a blurry line dividing their work and play. Concerning values, rich among rich are people who enjoy their jobs. Afterall, most of our waking hours, and a good portion of our whole lives are spent at work

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Essay #6 Recognition Along The Way

We’re out on a hike together, enjoying all the uphills and the downhills alike. Feeling fine, the air fresh and cool, the breeze just right, and a few clouds above to make the sky interesting. We forge ahead, glancing back occasionally to assure ourselves of our path.

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Fives Senses Gardening

When you walk into your garden and stimulate your five senses you feel complete. As a child you may have loved chewing lemongrass and picking flowers. Now as adults in our native gardens, we can nibble on sweet grapes, watch seed heads blow in the wind and breathe in the soothing aroma of a white sage.

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Essay #5 Inspiration Along The Way

The inspiration for our built environment comes from the cultural and natural histories of California. Our garden designs are inspired by nature.

But people are our real source of lasting inspiration.

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Essay #4, Ideas, Endeavors, Directions, & Departments

If you try a lot of stuff, something’s bound to work. At Tree of Life we are singularly passionate about native plants, and with them, indeed through them, we strive to provide inspiration, information and connection to nature. But over our 40-year history, you could say we have sampled from many different flowers within one big garden.

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