A Botanical Collective.


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Champagne and a
Snoop Dogg song.

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First Frost of the Season

While gardening yesterday, I noticed the temperature seemed to change drastically within 30 min. It went from being fine and comfortable walking through...
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Christmas tree time!

The turkey has been ravaged. The pumpkins are moldy on your door step. And the garden looks like the other word for manure...
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Impatient Cyclamen

I found this cyclamen tuber amongst others in a box at HMB Nursery. She was already sprouted and bloomed – too impatient for...
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Food Inc.

70% of the processed food we eat is genetically modified. The coffee you drink at Starbucks. The meat you eat almost anywhere. And...
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Umm, don’t take the free “compost” SF is giving away. “Compost is the sine qua non of organic gardening and farming. But the...
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Love this!!

I love these!!! How great… handmade from Fig & Fern via
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Propagation 101

We did some propagation this morning… a big word that means break off a plant and stick it in the dirt. Here’s how:...
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Gucci to the rescue!

I always knew fine couture would save the world one day! Gucci isn’t just another fabulous source for expensive shoes, but they are...
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The plants on my deck

The plants on my deck are dwindling down into hibernation mode. A couple months ago I haphazardly planted sweet pea seeds in almost...
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