1:00 - 2:15
Children learn by exploring and learn with all their senses. San Francisco native plants can provide soft, safe environments for young children and opportunities for exploring the natural world, including butterflies and birds, for older children. We discuss what to plant in San Francisco to provide opportunities for children to learn and explore nature.
Susan Karasoff gardens in San Francisco’s clay soil. She is a member of the California Native Plant Society - Yerba Buena (San Francisco) chapter. Karasoff has an “only the easiest plants survive” approach to gardening. She grows a buffet of colorful native edible and pollinator plants, specifically gardening to feed caterpillars and bees. Co-presented by Rachel Dyer.
Find out how to adopt a greener lifestyle and discover the outdoors with SFPL and its partners.
Summer Stride is the Library's annual summer learning, reading and exploration program for all ages and abilities. Read and learn with the Library all summer long.
From favorite authors to visionary artists to experts in fields as diverse as public health, local history, technology and culture, this series brings voices you want to hear to your home.