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About a month ago I did a diminutive installation on the tiniest of decks in the Mission District. Patrick Lannan of Flora Grubb Gardens had designed a nice upgrade to the clients’ back deck, and they contacted me to take care … Continue reading →
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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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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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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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A year ago this week I planted a little postage-stamp of a garden for a neighbor of mine around the corner on Castro, and they recently contacted me to “freshen up” the space. I’d originally planted a succulent garden for them, … Continue reading →
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Wow, long time no Urban Hike! Actually, I’ve been out on several. Many, even. For some reason I’ve just neglected to post pix from these journeys. Time to break the trend. 🙂 This summer I’ve explored Golden Gate Park, Mount Sutro, … Continue reading →
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You’ll recall back in December I posted that I would be exploring San Francisco POPOS (Privately Owned Public Open Spaces), both for my own Urban Hike series and in connection with a piece I’m doing for Pacific Horticulture. My bit will be in the … 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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Yesterday’s Urban Hike took Spoon and me along a path I walk almost every week. I do some some weekly garden maintenance over in the Cole Valley neighborhood of San Francisco. It’s a mostly uphill journey to get there, so … Continue reading →