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fine weather for garden tours

The overcast skies burned off late morning but temperatures stayed moderate with light breezes. Nice garden touring weather. More will be forthcoming from the Venice Garden & Home Tour later this week, but Sunday’s tour deserves a quick post because … Continue reading

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Tuesday’s children

Monday’s child is fair of face Tuesday’s child is full of grace, Wednesday’s child is full of woe, Thursday’s child has far to go, Friday’s child is loving and giving, Saturday’s child works hard for a living, But the child … Continue reading

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Potting Soil From Flora Grubb

MB Maher is spending a lot of time in San Francisco this spring and needed to buy some potting soil for the new roots he’s putting down. He sent back a few photos of his excursion. Nice place to buy … Continue reading

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Mergers & Acquisitions

If nature abhors a vacuum, then I am nature’s willing handmaiden. By late May, the garden is stuffed, bursting at the seams like this potted Euphorbia tirucalli. Echevarias and sedums tucked into every available spot. Euphorbia ‘Diamond Frost’ filling in … Continue reading

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