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Garden Tour Reminder

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Just wanting to put a reminder out there for garden tour enthusiasts that the 8th annual Noe Valley Garden Tour, in which I am participating by showing my own garden, is just a week away! Tony and I have been … Continue reading

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We’re on a Garden Tour! We’re on a Garden Tour!

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I’m pleased and honored to announce our home garden has landed a spot among the dozen selections for the 7th annual Noe Valley Garden Tour! Yaay! Saturday, May 11th. 10am-4pm. The NVGT is an annual event, featuring selected home gardens in … Continue reading

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CCSF Holiday Plant Sale

Semiannual events of personal importance to me are the spring and winter plant sales at City College of San Francisco. It’s a fundraiser for scholarships for students in the Environmental Horticulture and Floristry Department (I’ve personally benefited from the scholarships … Continue reading

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Portola District Garden Tour

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This past Saturday I had the great pleasure of going on an annual garden tour in the Portola District of San Francisco. The Portola Garden Tour is put on by members of the neighborhood every Fall. Proceeds from ticket sales … Continue reading

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Shoutout/Garden Event: PARK(ing) Day 2012

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Tomorrow (Friday, September 21) is PARK(ing) Day 2012! Last year I posted about PARK(ing) Day, an international event where metered parking spaces are converted to mini parks for the day. Meters are fed, but the spaces get filled with anything … Continue reading

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Garden Event: Terrarium-Building Workshop at SCRAP!

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SCRAP is hosting a terrarium-building workshop next weekend! So, what’s this workshop? SCRAP hosts lots of workshops, all using salvaged and recycled materials. This particular one is being led by Elana and Annakai, a duo who call themselves the Succulent … Continue reading

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Garden Events for April 2012

By no means is this all-inclusive, but there are some garden events around SF that I got wind of that are of personal interest to me… Incredible Edibles in Containers | April 7th+8th Saturday+Sunday, April 7th+8th| 11am-12pm | Free Talk … Continue reading

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Some Upcoming Garden Events for March

Steppe Sisters – March 19 The California Horticultural Society (Cal Hort) presents Panayoti Kelaidis of the Denver Botanical Garden. Panayoti will give a presentation on plants of the steppe habitats of the world. Free lecture from 7:00-9:00 pm, CCSF Ocean … Continue reading

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Garden Event: PARK(ing) Day 2011

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San Francisco residents are becoming increasingly familiar with the concept of PARK(ing) days. This is a quirky international phenomenon where a metered parking space is converted to a mini park! It’s been popular ’round these parts for a couple of … Continue reading

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Garden Event: Succulent Gardens Extravaganza

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Succulent Gardens, down in Castroville, California, is a succulent grower that has one of the region’s best offerings, in my humble opinion. Most of the small-container succulents at Flora Grubb come from there, and the variety is definitely top notch! … Continue reading

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