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  • DIY Succulent Bar

    Succulents DIY style. Update: Urban Bazaar is no long open. Can we say that Urban Bazaar Rocks!?!  Since last time we visited them on 9th Ave and Judah in San Francisco, they added a whole new aspect of coolness called the Succulent Bar.  You come…pick out your pot, pick out your plant, and do it […]

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  • Popping in on the Neighbors

    Neighbor Is the grass greener on the other side? Well, our neighbors have been clearing out a lot of the junky weeds and getting it prep to do something with it. Their challenge? What to plant, little time to spend, & and not sure where to start… Well, we decided to jump over the fence […]

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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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  • Square Hangy Thing

    This is how it looked back then. Almost a year ago, I planted this metal pot rack into a succulent hanging thing. Lots of little cuttings, lots of sphagnum moss, lots of potential. Well, it’s all grown up now. Not exactly what I expected, but enough to salvage. Here Here it is today. It has […]

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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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  • Agave is Over

      Before, Agave still intact. The sunny side of our garden is looking sweet. We do like to keep trying out new plants and tweaking stuff. We’re down to about three Agave americana succulents (Century Plant) left in the garden. There’s the mama which we don’t plan on getting rid of even though it is […]

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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 […]