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Botanical Illustrations on Alcatraz

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Awhile back I posted about an upcoming (at the time) reception for the Alcatraz Florilegium. Sadly, the temporary closure of the government and the National Parks put a damper on that scheduled event. Regardless of the hiccup, the Florilegium installation … Continue reading

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It Was the Best, Man

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I had the best day yesterday. It was a gorgeous, mild, sunny day here in San Francisco, and I got to take a day off from my typical nursery duties to do a job setting up flowers for a wedding! … Continue reading

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Alcatraz Florilegium

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By now, all y’all know I have a special fondness for the Gardens of Alcatraz, and post something every time I go out there. Why, even my banner above is me in my Garden Docent hoodie. 🙂 I volunteered out … Continue reading

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When Imagination Fails, There’s Always Boxwood

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Not long ago I came across a plant that threw me for a loop. It was a California native plant, flannel bush (Fremontodendron californicum) that had been pruned into a topiary cube. At first, I was offended. Its natural form … Continue reading

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Garden Bloggers’ Fling (and Myriad Distractions)

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I’ve been remiss in my blogging efforts on this here blog. The first five months of this year, I was blaming it on my English 1A class, but now that I’ve completed that, I haven’t exactly picked up the pace … Continue reading

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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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Urban Hike: Mt. Tamalpais

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My friend Fennel has been following my Urban Hike posts, and after my Point Bonita Lighthouse one said he could show me the bus route to the top of Mt. Tamalpais, north of SF in Marin County, and take me … Continue reading

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Urban Hike: Yerba Buena Island

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I’ve been getting distracted from blogging on my boZannical Gardens blog. Bummer! Besides having tons of homework to cope with, I have been directing my writing efforts more towards my growing memoir and blog of autobiographical tales. I’ve still been … Continue reading

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Urban Hike: Point Bonita Lighthouse

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Wow, what a day it was yesterday. Gorgeous and clear! It was pretty cold at my house, but once I got to the north end of town on my journey it really wasn’t all that bad. In fact, I was … Continue reading

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Prepping for a Meadow on Alcatraz

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What a GORGEOUS day it was today! Here we are a couple of days into the new year, and it was clear and sunny. A perfect day for gardening on Alcatraz! It was cold, though. Very cold (well, not by … Continue reading

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