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Book Review: Bonsai and Penjing (Win a Free Copy!)

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I am pleased to once again be asked by Tuttle Publishing to preview a book and write a review for my blog. Like with my previous reviews, they are offering a free copy to one of my followers as well! … Continue reading

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Speaking Engagement: Urban Agriculture

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I’ve been busy with all sorts of installations and maintenance lately, and am behind on getting the photos posted. I’m thrilled to be asked to do another upcoming speaking engagement, though! A friend and former classmate who’s involved with the San … Continue reading

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Speaking Engagement: Vertical Gardening DIY for Bromeliad Society

I’m getting lots of opportunities to speak at events and workshops lately. Love it! Tonight I’ll be putting my varied vertical gardening expertise to use as I do a presentation and demonstration at the monthly meeting of the Bromeliad Society … 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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boZannical Design + Installation: Colorful Succulents and Grasses in Balboa Park

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I was so pleased when a friend of ours asked me to redesign an area of their back garden in the Balboa Park neighborhood of San Francisco. We had excavated a weedy area and bricked it in for them last … Continue reading

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Book Review: Bountiful Bonsai Contest Winner!

A winner has been selected! I had just five entries to select from this round, but it was my first time hosting a contest and I’m hopeful to drum up more response as I continue the series of book reviews. As … Continue reading

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Book Review: Bountiful Bonsai (Repost with Giveaway Contest!)

Well, my “hint, hint” seems to have worked! 🙂 I posted this review originally on January 2, but here’s a repost. Now included is the opportunity to WIN A FREE COPY of this book! To be a contender, “like” this … 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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boZannical Design + Installation: A Xeric Garden in Glen Canyon

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Last summer I was contacted through the BoZannical Gardens Facebook page with a request to do a design of my own. What a thrill! I love doing garden installations of all flavors, but it’s especially exciting to be called upon to … Continue reading

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Book Review: Bountiful Bonsai by Richard W. Bender

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This was a pleasant surprise for me, to be approached a few months back by Tuttle Publishing about reviewing a book. What a fun thing to do! I’ve seen other garden blogs posting reviews before, and wondered how one goes … Continue reading

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