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Miraloma Hilltop Garden: Design for Flora Grubb Gardens

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A big part of my growth in plant palette over the past six-plus years working at Flora Grubb Gardens has been in palms. Prior to working at the nursery, I naively thought I knew the five or so palms of … Continue reading

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Speaking Engagement: Permeable Hardscaping Lecture & Workshop

Another speaking engagement! On Saturday, May 16, I will be speaking once again on a topic related to coping with the historic drought: Permeable Hardscaping. My talk is being hosted by Garden for the Environment, the organic demonstration garden on 7th and … Continue reading

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What’s in a Design: Drought Tolerance

One thing I hear all the time – perhaps more than anything else in design requests – is drought tolerance. Besides doing my own designs and installations, I field the initial design requests for the design team at Flora Grubb … Continue reading

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Speaking Engagement: Garden Tour and Conservation Event

On Saturday, September 20th I’ll be giving tours of the gardens at the SE Wastewater Treatment Plant (the sewer plant, in other words). Should be a fun day! These are the gardens I wrote about previously as the NoHo Garden. … Continue reading

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Installation: Grand Garden in a Small Space

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In another installation of a design by Patrick Lannan of Flora Grubb Gardens, we got to help with a marvelous transformation of a rather small back garden above the Castro-Duncan Open Space, above Noe Valley. Once again I was contacted … Continue reading

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A Midwinter Tumblr Salad

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It’s been two months since the last Tumblr Salad! It was a slow period at first, but I eventually picked up the pace and got some good shots going on the boZannical Tumblr. With so much of the country enduring ice storms and … Continue reading

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boZannical Design + Installation: Mount Olympus Rental

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A client of mine, for whom I’d potted a street tree a couple of years ago, has a couple of apartment buildings around San Francisco. I occasionally do a little pruning and garden cleanup here and there, and he recently … Continue reading

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boZannical Design + Installation: The Postage Stamp Updated (Before and After)

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Recently I wrote about plans to update a neighbor’s little postage-stamp of a garden I had planted a year ago. A couple weekends ago I did the job, and am looking forward to tackling their back yard soon. As I’d … Continue reading

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Pat, I’m Gonna Take a P (Coping with Dog Urine)

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I’m a fan of Wheel of Fortune. I’ve been watching it since I was a kid, back when it first started as a morning program, and the contestants had to “buy” prizes with their winnings instead of getting cash. Love … Continue reading

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Tumblr Salad

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Time for a bit of Tumblr Salad! I seem to have accrued enough posts on the boZannical Tumblr to warrant throwing one of these puppies together… Nice bunghole at the end of the gallery. 🙂

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