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Random Acts of Flowers: Learnings From the SF Flower Show

  There are 3 things that jump out at me when reading the line-up for the coming San Francisco Flower & Garden Show. Make & Take Stations. Mini DIY workshops spread throughout the show will demonstrate everything from making your own…

0 Comments / 41 View / March 20, 2017

Grow What You Love with BigTruck

  When I went searching for an apparel company to match my own work and message, I immediately looked to bigtruck. They’re a self-described “fun first” brand with a passion for the outdoors. Community, a rebellious spirit and a deep…

14 Comments / 460 View / November 1, 2016

Community Squeeze: 5 Key Takeaways From Gleaning & Food Making

  Fall comes and I’m reminded my garden is far bigger than the confines of the backyard. In fall, apple trees, figs, persimmons, and fall flowers reveal what they’ve been working on all summer and suddenly they’re everywhere! Take a…

0 Comments / 78 View / September 28, 2016

Community Squeeze: 1st Annual Community Cider Pressing

  Do you have an apple tree? If not, your neighbor may have an apple tree, or maybe there’s one down the way near the community park? I’m sure you can spot one, especially in late summer and fall when their…

0 Comments / 28 View / September 22, 2016

Pruning 101: What to Prune When + Fiskars Tool Giveaway

  Ever get confused as to what to prune when? Or simply wonder where to begin? The good news is, there’s no rush to prune. In fact, some plants are better left to grow as they will and need only…

9 Comments / 936 View / May 23, 2016

Show Me Your #GrowWhatYouLove

  What do you love to grow? A recent visit to New York City reminded me that, while we may live far and wide, we all have something we love to grow. And, in many ways, these things – whatever…

0 Comments / 401 View / April 19, 2016

Turning to the Sun and Other Magic

  It was like magic. The very first step I took through the sliding glass doors into Terminal 4 at JFK Airport transported me out of the body and mind that kept reminding me of all the things I would…

0 Comments / 157 View / April 11, 2016

2016 Inspiration + Garden Design Magazine Subscription Discount

  I’m hooked. In fact, ever since I picked up my first copy of Garden Design Magazine in 2010 I was hooked. It was bold and beautiful with plenty of room to dream. I had recently finished studies in garden design,…

0 Comments / 375 View / January 15, 2016

Gifts for Gardeners

Whether homemade, reclaimed or store bought gift giving is personal and is, at its core, a wish for someone’s happiness — no matter the season. And, while it’s supposed to be fun, it can be a source of frustration and,…

0 Comments / 457 View / December 1, 2015

Cider Making with City Fruit: What if every town had a community orchard?

  Is this a memo from the universe? I returned home from a fabulous research trip to Seattle when a friend sent this photo via the Hunger Site (above) which I promptly shared on FaceBook. The response was immediate and overwhelming….

0 Comments / 112 View / October 19, 2015