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  • The Gardens at Lake Merritt

    The Garden at Lake Merritt This weekend we headed over to Lake Merritt to check out Fairyland with Zoe. We got there too late, so we ended up visiting the fantastic gardens instead. The Gardens at Lake Merritt include seven acres of gardeny goodness including a bunch of fun themes and it’s totally free! We […]

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  • 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 […]

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  • Edible Excitement

    About a month ago I ordered a bunch of veggie seeds from Bountiful Gardens out of Willits, about two and half hours north of San Francisco.  They’ve been sitting around collecting dust. After Plant ID class on Saturday our friend Johanna gave us a copy of Sunset’s new Western Garden Book of Edibles: The Complete […]