Month: August 2010

  • The Art of San Francisco Fine Art Show

    Back in May, Fort Mason held the first international San Francisco Art Fair in almost a decade. It featured art work from over seventy international galleries and work from more than 500 hundred artists. There was a wide range of work including photography, sculpture, and paintings. There was work from famous artists like Picasso and […]

  • Wordless Wednesday Harvest

  • Procrastinators Bloom Day Post

    Oops, it looks like I missed the official August 15 Bloom Day deadline. I was so busy planning the fall garden that I forgot all about it. My community plot is sadly lacking in flowers at the moment but the backyard has plenty of summer flowers. African Marigold Chrysanthemum Marguerite Daisy Nicotiana Robert Johnson Most […]

  • Name That Succulent

    My friend Mitch moved last week to New York. I’ve been eying his collection of succulents for a while, so I was thrilled when he offered me some of his plants. I fit as many as I could in my car but I had to leave a few behind. I don’t have a lot of […]

  • Uninvited

    I’ve been waiting for this giant Berkley Tie-Dye tomato to finally ripen only to find this little critter snacking on it. It is the result of the white cabbage butterfly (Pieris rapae). It’s probably the most prolific butterfly in the garden. While I enjoy seeing the wisps of white flutter around the garden I do […]