Garden Life

  • 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...
  • Driftwood Insanity in the Sunset

    Our love of driftwood was solidified when we lived in Outer Sunset next to the beach. Post from March 2012. We haven't checked in lately, so we're not sure if it's still there.