• Nurseries
  • Ogling over Gualala Nursery

    Rusty chicken with plants. We couldn’t resist pulling over to see what’s up with these rusty sculptures. Turns out it’s the Gualala Nursery found on Hwy 1 right about where Sonoma County ends and Mendocino County begins heading north. Gualala Nursery & Trading Co. Leucospermum? Definitely seem like the go to place nursery for this […]

  • Our Garden
  • Far Out Flora Shin-Ding

    Mystery Dudleya (we’re thinking it’s D. ‘Frank Reinelt’) Are you plant nerdy? Do you live in the Bay Area? Want to come drink a beer or two and look at our garden? Saturday, August 27th from 2-6PM we’ll be opening up our garden in Outer Sunset for fellow plant dorks to come hang out. If […]

  • Private Gardens
  • Whale of a Story

    Grass is Greener. There’s a guy up in Westport, CA who’s on a mission to build a giant whale in his front yard. While up in Mendocino last month, we journeyed 25 miles further north on Hwy 1 to see how his progress is coming along. Westport Whale. Local artist, Carlos Amigos (aka Kyle Siler), […]

  • Flowers
  • Happy August Bloom Day!

    Echeveria shaviana hybrid Happy August Bloom Day from the  Outer Sunset! A big shout out to May Dreams Gardens for hosting the worldwide bloom-a-thon blog fest! We’ve got some cool stuff happening in the flower department right now, including this Echeveria that Matti and I spent twenty minutes trying to identify online with no definitive […]

  • Flowers
  • More Mendocino Flower Madness

    Brugmansia love If my last post about the bloomiferous Mendocino Gardens didn’t make you want to jump in the car and go, this post is should do it. It’s just pictures of the amazing gardens in town. I’m obsessed with Brugmansia sanguinea, and may have squealed when I saw this one covered in blooms. We’ve […]

  • Our Garden
  • Juicing the Worms

    Red Wigglers Our Wriggly Ranch has been working over time. The red wigglers are chowing down like there’s no tomorrow. Lots of good scraps left over from our salad cutting board for them to munch on. Oh hey peoples, we in the process of moving so posting is light at the moment (don’t worry within […]