• Stores
  • General Store’s Got A Great Garden

    Aeonium fun fest and the greenhouse We recently spent some time walking around our old neighborhood in Outer Sunset and are absolutely in love with the back garden at General Store. It opened up before we moved, but the back was not nearly as cool then. Wall of awesome Kalanchoe blooms I can’t get enough […]

  • Containers
  • Loving Living Green Design

    Vertical coolness A couple days ago I took Zoe out in her plastic red car for a ride around the neighborhood that included a stop at Living Green Design. There are a bunch of crazy showrooms in one place with tons of cool things to look at. If you’re in the neighborhood definitely check it […]

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  • Big Daddy Antiques

    Succulents, Rust and Wood We’ve wanted to visit Big Daddy’s Antiques forever and final made it this past weekend during a mini SF roadtrip.  This place has all our favorites…rusty old objects, outsider art, flea market finds, and even a couple of succulents scattered about.  Speaking of plants, this wall of shelves cool.  What a great […]

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  • Vintage Gardeny Gifts

    Vintage Planter Cuteness! Our good friend Amy was just in San Francisco visiting from Madison where she scours estate sales and the best St. Vinnie’s ever to find funky awesome stuff for her etsy shop Dairy Heiress. How cute are those planters above? Click on any of the pictures to be whisked away to the […]

  • DIY
  • 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 […]

  • Botanical Gardens
  • Cornerstone Chic

    Mark Rios, Cornerstone Sonoma, CA Everybody has their special spot to wet their creative juices.  CornerStone is one of our Go To places that always pulls us out of a garden rut…and a great stop while heading up to Sonoma CA for a little wine tasting.  CornerStone attracts designers from around the world to install […]

  • Nurseries
  • Simply Succulent = Sweet!

    Succulent Bicycle Heaven Last weekend we headed up to Mendocino for a little vacation. Before we go all crazy with posts from the botanical garden (looking super awesome right now) and the town which is pretty much exploding with blooms I wanted to call out a cool little succulent nursery we’ve never checked out before […]

  • Nurseries
  • Welcome to the Cactus Jungle

    Ferocactus tiuronensis While in Berkeley, I had to swing by one of my spiky faves, Cactus Jungle.  Peter and Hap have been growing succulents for about 20 years and really have a knack for growing some great specimens such as this Feracactus tiuronensis…a barrel shaped cactus. Opuntia subulata Hey Peter, forgive me if i get […]

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  • Last Garden Show Post…I Swear

    A Modern Homestead – Flowers in fireworks crates The SF Garden Show in San Mateo ended this past weekend. The kid’s Sproutopia rocked, and the pro were on their game. We wanted to point out a couple that caught our eye. Star Apple Edible Garden brought the garden to the garden show. They had a […]