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  • June Blooms

    Calceolaria integrifolia ‘Kentish Hero’ Happy June Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day! We’ve never had so many bloomiferous happenings out back before. A big shout out to Annie’s Annuals for offering a plant employee discount so generous I’ve tried out TONS of plants I never would have given a shot. My current fave that’s covered in buds […]

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  • Annies Hodgepodge

    Gazania krebsiana – Terracotta Gazania About a month ago, I took the day off and head over to Annie’s Annual.  The sun was just coming up, and the plants were looking striking such as this Gazania krebsiana .  South African native…I read that this low growing ground cover is a source of food for some […]

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  • Annielicious

    Scabiosa anthemifolia? I bring the good camera to work at Annie’s everyday. Sometimes I take pictures of stuff to go online like this brand new, super sexy Dahlia ‘Lotus’, and sometimes I just take pictures of plants. Here are some of the pretties I’ve collected in November. Velvety Nasturtium Goodness Antirrhinum ‘Double Azalea Apricot’ “Snapdragon” […]

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  • Our New Plant Babies

    Babies Yesterday I brought home my first tray of plants from work. I felt kind of bad for them when we hit the fog coming back in to San Francisco. No more sunny Richmond skies for these guys. After a little over three weeks at  Annie’s Annuals as the new sign maker I finally picked […]

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  • Hot, Loud, Proud in September

    Smokin’ hot It’s the last day of the month which means it’s time to get Hot, Loud and Proud with A Plant Fanatic In Hawaii. There’s still plenty in bloom in the Bay Area. I snapped pics of these hotties in bloom during my lunch break at Annie’s Annuals.  Yes, I just said lunch break.  […]

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  • Annie’s Annuals Part Deux

    Beautiousness We had some pictures left over from our visit to Annie’s Annuals and Perennials last weekend.  If you’re looking for even more great Annie’s pics check out InterLeafings post from her visit. We were there the same day, maybe even the same time. Oh my california poppy! Check out these amazing Red Chief and […]

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  • Art in the Garden at Annie’s

    Saturday we decided we needed to see some sunshine. We’ve hit that special time of the year in Outer Sunset where the sun can be hidden behind the fog for weeks on end this time of year. When I say fog, I really mean marine layer. It’s a big cloud that just sits all grey, […]

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  • Happy April Bloom Day!

    It’s Garden Bloggers Bloom Day, yay! Here are our gratuitous pictures of what we have in bloom. I’ve been buying a fair amount of new non-succulents lately to balance things out. Eccremocarpus scaber ‘Tresco Gold’ We picked up Eccremocarpus scaber ‘Tresco Gold’ at Annie’s a couple months ago and it’s looking happy. It likes part […]

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  • Messing Around in the Garden

    Sedum forsterianum ssp. elegans ‘Silver Stone’ Yesterday I got done with work a little early, so I spent some time in the garden. We had a different succulent hanging on this wall above, but it was used to nice warm happy indoor conditions at the nursery. He didn’t seem to like the fence, so I […]