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  • Seriously Succulent

    We really like to squish our plants in. On Sunday we “detailed” the succulents. We pulled out the stuff we have a tons of (aka…all the Sedum album) to make room for the better stuff.  I divided up some of the cool plants that are now getting big….then used the grab and shove planting technique.  […]

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  • Bluff Lettuce Blooming

    Megan has the eyes of an eagle.  Driving to down Skyline Highway to Fort Funston, she was able to spot a bunch of Bluff Lettuce (Dudleya species) in bloom. Bluff Lettuce – Dudleya species Fort Funston is one of the coolest dog parks in San Francisco, running along the Pacific Ocean.  This Dudleya above was […]

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  • Salty Succulents

    Twice a year Ocean Beach gets super low tides which occur around the Summer and Winter Solstices.  Usually this stretch of beach by the Cliff House is under water, but the low tides allowed me to take a quick stroll. Ocean Beach at super low tide. It is cool how well succulents can adapt.  Here […]

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  • I’m a Dudleya Dork

    I freaked out after spotting this Dudleya during a beach hike.  I mean we see succulents everyday in the garden setting, but to see CA native Dudleya growing amongst the other wildflowers is pretty cool. Dudleya on the bluffs at Ft. Funston These succulents were growing about 3 miles south of our apartment near the […]