• Containers
  • Happy New Years Rehash 2011

    Senecio articulatus – Candle Plant What? 2011 is almost over….that’s crazy talk.  Let’s rewind and take a look at our 5 hottest garden posts of 2011.  We love traveling around checking out gardens, finding funky plants, and sharing them with you.  We want to give a BIG shout out to all our Far Out Flora […]

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  • Awesome New Alpines

    The New Alpiney Container I’ve been wanting to give some Saxifrags & a few other shorty plants a shot for a couple months & this big honking container didn’t have anything going on, so I made my alpine garden dreams come true. The little dude front & center is Maihuenia poeppigii. It’s a funky little […]

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  • DIY Succulent Pallet Table

    Max with the new Succulent Table. Can you believe that our latest DIY project was once just a couple of junky pallets and some scrappy table legs?  Crazy…if I didn’t have photos, I wouldn’t believe it myself.  Not too long ago, we whipped out a coffee table sized succulent table out of an old shipping […]

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  • Utilitarian Franchise Garden

    Our Sweet new pillows. You never know where the garden world is going to take you.  We were out and about looking at some cool indie crafts down in Hayes Valley (SF), and these awesome octopus pillows caught our eye.  That’s were we met Tin of Utiltarian Franchise.  Turns out that not only does Tin […]

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  • Succulent Table Filling In

    It’s growing! In early February Matti blogged about his super sweet succulent table, well it just keeps getting better and better! Everything is filling in nicely. The Sempervivums are starting to pop out itty bitty babies, and the Sedum spathulifolium ‘Cape Blanco’ is about to bloom. Click on pics for a closer view. January 23, […]

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  • Sproutopia Stole the Show

    Under the Sea The SF Garden Show in San Mateo held Sproutopia, the kids gardens. One part diorama, two parts kids’ garden design…100% fun.  Top and center is my fave, the Under the Sea Garden.  Of course, I am a sucker for anything with a Crassula ovina ‘Gollum’. The Evil Garden I believe that the […]

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  • Succulent Gardens Containers

    Succulent Gardens in Castroville CA had some really cool container ideas. Their wall panels are even available online. Rusty Rim Succulent Gardens has a bunch of found object full of succulents.  This old rusty car rim has a nice variety of Sedum, and Sempervivum (Hen and Chicks). Wall of Succulents The weather was moody when […]