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  • Garden for the Soul

    Wonderful waterfall Two weekends ago we took a little break from unpacking our stuff (yeah, it took over three weeks to get our crap) and headed over to garden designer Raul Zumba’s fabulous Garden for the Soul, part of The Garden Conservatory’s Open Days program. I can’t find a website for him, so let me […]

  • 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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  • 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 […]

  • Containers
  • Succulent Gardens Containers

    Succulent Gardens in Castroville CA had some really cool container ideas. Their wall panels are even available online. Rusty Rim Succulent Gardens has a bunch of found object full of succulents.  This old rusty car rim has a nice variety of Sedum, and Sempervivum (Hen and Chicks). Wall of Succulents The weather was moody when […]