• Succulents
  • Succulent Table Spotted

      Succulent Pallet Table The San Francisco Garden Show is going full force this weekend.  That’s where we found this beauty…succulents growing down the center of a table made with pallets.  Okay, okay…it’s our Succulent Pallet Table that was first featured at the Sunset Celebration Weekend, and is still making the rounds.  After all this […]

  • Containers
  • Happy New Years Rehash 2011

    Senecio articulatus – Candle Plant What? 2011 is almost over….that’s crazy talk.  Let’s rewind and take a look at our 5 hottest garden posts of 2011.  We love traveling around checking out gardens, finding funky plants, and sharing them with you.  We want to give a BIG shout out to all our Far Out Flora […]

  • DIY
  • Sprucing up Shiny

    Shiny Succulent Container – Nov 27, 2011 A tad past two years ago, I found this shiny object which I jammed packed with a ton O succulent cuttings. Well, it’s been way over due for a little sprucing up. Above is the result. Check out the side by side at the end. Shiny Succulent Container […]

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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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  • 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 […]

  • Private Gardens
  • Jim’s Courtyard Oasis

    Piano and more. Jim’s garden paradise is right in the heart of SOMA San Francisco.  Above in the pic, that’s an old piano next to the guitar. Dancing Elephants. It’s a small space that gets a little sun here and there and lots of reflective light in the evening. Man he has taken advantage of […]

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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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  • 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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  • Poppin’ In On Plantgasm

    Sempervivum sun puppy A couple weeks ago we dropped in on Derek  fellow SF plant blogger of fabulous Plantgasm to check out his crazy plant fest, and exchange some Kalanchoe itty bitty babies (they’re doing well). His tropical plant junky booty is currently traveling around Thailand on a whirlwind  tour with awesome Gayla Trail (first […]