This summer, The Trust for Public Land partnered with The Fresh Air Fund to help give city kids a chance to get outside. We supplied host families with a guide to some of our favorite conserved lands—from sandcastle-friendly beaches to fun forest trails.
The breathtaking beaches and bluffs north of San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge are a treasured escape—a natural playground in easy reach of the city. But of the millions of visitors to the Northern California coast, few remember how close the community came to losing these lands forever.
From wine bottles to eggshells, everyday items are packed with potential for creative reuse in the garden. Learn how to make the most of your plot of earth with this slideshow of our favorite tips and tricks—then share your own!