Five species of blackberries are native to the greater Sacramento area. “Yes, they create a bramble, but that’s part of a native garden,” says horticulturist Kim Eierman. “It gives wildlife habitat as well as something to eat. Native plants aren’t always tidy.”
Five species of blackberries are native to the greater Sacramento area. “Yes, they create a bramble, but that’s part of a native garden,” says horticulturist Kim Eierman. “It gives wildlife habitat as well as something to eat. Native plants aren’t always tidy.” Autumn Payne Sacramento Bee file
Five species of blackberries are native to the greater Sacramento area. “Yes, they create a bramble, but that’s part of a native garden,” says horticulturist Kim Eierman. “It gives wildlife habitat as well as something to eat. Native plants aren’t always tidy.” Autumn Payne Sacramento Bee file
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Seeds: Eat like a native gardener

February 20, 2015 4:00 PM

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Debbie Arrington is the home and garden writer for The Sacramento Bee. A lifetime gardener and consulting rosarian, she took over that beat in 2008 after almost 10 years on The Bee's Sports staff. Debbie also writes about food and cooking, focusing on seasonal crops and farm-to-fork cuisine.

Reach her at darrington@sacbee.com or 916-321-1075. Twitter: @debarrington