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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Living in an urban environment usually means coping with dense populations, cramped quarters, and tall buildings. Often, the premium on space means our own homes are small. Heck, here in SF, they are even considering allowing 220 square foot single … Continue reading
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This is a little bit of a diversion from my usual topics of gardens and plants, but the recreational aspect here warrants including my geology class field trip along the lines of my Urban Hike series. This is not so … Continue reading
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Well, at long last it came! As I wrote about last May, an essay I wrote about my experiences in the Gardens of Alcatraz landed a place in the Fall issue of Pacific Horticulture magazine. A few months and a … Continue reading