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Garden Rant’s post on Boxwood

Last year I went on something of a diatribe about boxwood, and how it’s undeniably the most unimaginative, over-used, asinine plant in landscape use, suitable for nothing but bordering something when you don’t want to have to think about it … Continue reading

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Death and Destruction

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We had an exciting time last weekend. Not “exciting” as in “Whee!” but “exciting” as in adrenaline. A heavy rain managed to bring down a seriously large tree down the block from us! The block of Hartford Street in the … 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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Stray Angelas

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Wouldn’t that make an awesome band name? Since I don’t have a band, or aspirations to start one, and since I just have to use the name for something, I decided to coin the term as a blog category called … Continue reading

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WELCOME! (Have a Salad while you’re here.)

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Welcome to boZannical.com! After just over two years, and 127 posts, I’ve finally made the upgrade to my own URL, from bozannical.wordpress.com. I’m tres excited. 🙂 To celebrate (?) I’m kicking it off first thing with a Tumblr Salad, showcasing … 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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Thanksgiving Travels

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Thanksgiving was a massive feast for us this year, and there were no leftovers at the end of the day. 🙂 Part of the festivities for the day was a card game called Progressive Rummy. Ever hear of that? AVOID … Continue reading

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Coastal Hazards: Hiking for Geology, Round 2

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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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We’re Being Invaded!

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Around these parts you hear a lot about invasive species and the “Nativism” movement (eradicating introduced species of plants and replacing them with California native species.) This sort of thing is currently being done around the region with Australian eucalyptus … Continue reading

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