• 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 […]

  • Containers
  • Driftwood Insanity in the Sunset

    Succulent driftwood container of happiness About two years ago I blogged about this rock star of a garden in Outer Sunset. While walking the dog a couple weeks ago I ran in to it again and  it’s gotten better with age. Whoever created this work of garden awesomeness rocks! It’s on 44th avenue around Pacheco […]

  • Travel
  • Clarion Alley Murals

    Capitalism is Over – Clarion Alley Mural Going a bit off topic today for a quick street art fix.  No better place for an urban hike than the Mission hood…and the murals on Clarion Alley never lets us down. Capitalism is Over – Clarion Alley Mural Exactly where’s Clarion Alley?  This particular nugget is found […]

  • Flowers
  • Totally Tulipmania

    Tulipmania! This past weekend we headed to a part of town we rarely frequent, Fisherman’s Wharf. After a quick stop at the Ferry Building to load up on an assortment of free samples at the Farmers’ Market we headed down to Pier 39 to check out the Tulipmania. Warning there is nothing very “Far Out” […]

  • Stores
  • 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 […]

  • DIY
  • Succulent Circle

    Succulent Circle (after) We’ve been eyeballing this project all last summer.  Just down the road from us along the Great Highway, there are some old garden plots marked by narrow one-foot concrete borders.  Most of them are abandoned and overgrow, but I remember that this garden circle was re-established about 2 years ago mostly with succulents.  You can see above what a 30 minute cleanup […]