Garden Life

  • Ted Kipping's Garden

    We heard the sad news that Ted Kipping passed away. In October 2011 we visited his garden and took a bunch of pictures. He would always invite fol...
  • The OG Succulent Table

    Originally Posted: February 4, 2011 Mission DIY succulent table complete.  I’ve wanted to make this baby for months.  It’s a dissected old shippin...
  • Succulents in the Gutter

    Originally posted: October 20, 2016Update: the gutters now have carnivores, begonias, oxalis  and bromeliads. It's still a spider web party back t...
  • Fort Funston’s Wildflower Freakout

    Dudleya farinosa Originally posted: July 8, 2011 Last Sunday morning Matti, Max and I hit up Fort Funston about four miles south of our place for s...
  • SF Succulent Society Sale and Show

     Euphorbia inermis var. huttoniae Originally posted: June 11, 2011If you want to see the craziest succulents in the Bay Area the SF Succulent Soci...
  • Crested Succulents

    Originally posted: November 28, 2011 We’re starting to get a sweet collection of cresting succulents these days. Check out this Graptoveria ‘Fred ...
  • Australian Astroturf: We Love & Kinda Hate You

    Originally posted: September 27, 2011 Update: I think we've killed it a couple more times in different parts of the bay area since this post. What...
  • Dividing Equisetum hyemale

    We've been slowly bringing back blog posts from back in the day and this one has been weirdly popular on the internet even when the pictures disap...
  • Succulent Container Gardens

    Rusty old tire rim container from Succulent Gardens in Castroville. I've sadly misplaced all of the other pics from the original post, but dug up ...
  • Great Highway Succulent Gardens

    The lower Great Highway is a three mile stretch of road where San Francisco meets the Pacific Ocean. Here are some sweet succulent gardens within ...
  • Best Indoor Succulents

    I’m not one to usually post other people’s stuff, but when Uncommon Goods asked me if I’d post their indoor succulent infographic I checked it out...
  • Driftwood King and Kid

    It's hard to believe we first blogged about driftwood back in September of 2011. We just got back from a trip to Mendocino, so we've added a few n...