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Mother’s Day, etc.

Mother’s Day is this Sunday, May 8.

Heartfelt gifts a-plenty here. Blooming plants as well, no photos of those yet, heading to the nursery on Thursday.

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Hours this weekend: 11am-6pm on Saturday and 10am-6pm on Sunday.
We also deliver arrangements, just give us a call at 415-455-9459.

The next succulent class is scheduled for Sunday, May 15 at 10am. What a great gift that would also make for mom! This one fills up fast.
Hope to see you soon.

December 2014 Holiday Gift Guide

Felt mouse ornaments
Felt mouse ornaments, Waldorf-esque
Garden Bust planted with String of Pearls
Garden Bust planted with String of Pearls
Airplants
Airplants
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Fingerless Gloves lined w/fleece, made in Nepal
Fingerless Gloves, made in Marin
Fingerless Gloves, made in Marin
Mr. Fox, in felt, for your tree & delight
Mr. Fox, in felt, for your tree & sheer delight!
Gorgeous wrap bracelets & other jewelry by our very own, talented Emily.
Gorgeous wrap bracelets & other jewelry by our very own, talented Emily.
Wool shawls  from Nepal, wool hand loomed bags from Oaxaca, Mexico.
Wool shawls from Nepal, wool hand loomed bags from Oaxaca, Mexico.
Bicycle printed clutch purse, linen, fantasic!
Bicycle printed clutch purse, linen, fantastico!

 

From the same design studio in Canada.  A sweet little clutch purse.
From the same design studio in Canada. A sweet little clutch purse.
Loads of jewelry in stock right now.
Loads of jewelry in stock right now.

 

Buddha face fragments, no two are exactly the same.
Buddha face fragments, no two are exactly the same.
Driftwood Angel Musician resting on mossed Driftwood Wreath.
Driftwood Angel Musician resting on mossed Driftwood Wreath.
Made from old metal barn roofing.  Interior plug in.
Made from old metal barn roofing. Interior plug in.
Felted gnome ornament.
Felted gnome ornament.
Heavenly scented candles in beautiful re-usable containers w/wooden lids.  Hand painted and mercury glass.
Heavenly scented candles in beautiful re-usable containers w/wooden lids. Hand painted and mercury glass.
Delicate snowflake ornaments, laser-cut wood.  Magical.
Delicate snowflake ornaments, laser-cut wood. Magical.
Sparklers, for New Year's of course, & Flying Wish Paper, the reliably fun activity for any gathering.
Sparklers, for New Years Eve of course & Flying Wish Paper, the reliable “ooh & ahh” activity for any gathering.
A good selection of Betsey's mugs in stock.  The perfect size & feel.
A good selection of Betsey’s mugs in stock. The perfect size & feel.
Owls carved from gourds (Fair Trade Peru), the perfect cement gnome and succulent ornaments.
Owls carved from gourds (Fair Trade Peru), the perfect cement gnome and succulent ornaments.
Airplants mounted on Brazilian amethyst chunks.
Airplants mounted on Brazilian amethyst chunks.

 

April inspiration

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Natural materials sculpture (grape wood, reindeer moss, dried fern, dried & dyed wood mushrooms)
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Using the Do-It-Yourself Potting Table
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Lilac bath salts & Cymbidium blooms
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Echeveria in Raku pot
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Garden sculptures and pots
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Proud of her terrarium!
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Locally made clay sculpture
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Inspirational touchstones in glazed clay
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Zebra stripe Haworthia, can tolerate lower light
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one of our favorite echeverias
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Thai vases: delicate, perfect for airplants or single stem blooms
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Who doesn’t love Mermaids?! These are mini sized in cast iron.
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Driftwood wreath w/airplants & natural mosses. Year-round beauty.

Spring Classes 2013

P1000681Succulent classes are back…Spring is almost here!

Dates (choose one): Saturday March 16, Sunday March 17, Saturday May 18 or Sunday May 19, 2013

Time:  10am – 11:30 am-ish. 

Weather dependent.

Pre-registration required. 

Go to the classes page for more details.

 

BAFcoverBAforage101113_009-200x300WILD FOOD FORAGING WALK & TASTING

Come explore the edible landscape in the Cascade Canyon area of Fairfax (5 minutes from the shop).  Class will focus on plant-based knowledge and respectful harvesting techniques followed by an outdoor kitchen tasting.   Our guide will be Mia Andler, local author & environmental educator.  

Saturday, April 13, 2013  

12-3pm, rain or shine!  Call the shop for registration details. 

 

 

 

 

Valentine’s Day gift ideas for HIM and flowers, of course

 

We will be open on Valentine’s Day from 10am – 7pm with a selection of cut flowers in addition to an assortment of potted arrangements and other sweet gifts.  Since you already know we have plenty of gifts for HER, here are some gift ideas for HIM:

 

Moss rocks.  Great for his desk.
Moss rocks. Great for his desk.  Drought-tolerant.

 

Wood burl boxes in different sizes and woods.
Wood burl boxes in different sizes and woods.
Wood burl boxes in different sizes and woods.  Made in Petaluma.  For odds and ends on his night table.
Made in Petaluma. Perhaps for odds and ends on his night table?

Airplant terrariums.  No two are alike.  Come in and assemble your own for him!
Airplant terrariums. No two are alike. Come in and assemble your own for him!

 

 

This was my husband's clever idea.  Airplant perch cut into the top of birch.  Simple.  Beautiful.  Low maintenance.
This was my husband’s clever idea. Airplant perch cut into the top of birch. Simple. Beautiful. Low maintenance.

 

 

 

 

More gifts in the shop, December 2012

If you haven’t seen this before, you need to ask for a demo in the shop!
Airplant terrariums in stock. These also look great with our Thai vases.
Stocked up on air plants right now.
Cards, etc. from Sugarboo Designs, our new favorite.
Gourd birdhouse. Hand-carved, fair trade from Peru.
Rustic iron owls.
Owl votive candles
Driftwood angel.
Driftwood angel.
Driftwood angel.
Mini owl gourd ornaments, Peruvian fair trade.
Dragonfly chimes. Butterfly version also available.

Owls carved from gourds, fair trade from Peru.
Goddess statue, indoors or out.
Carved wooden owl in it’s gift box.
Another in the series of birdie paintings by Cody Blomberg.

Reproduction painting by Cody Blomberg.
Reproduction painting by Cody Blomberg on weathered wood.

 

French lavender sachets.
Who doesn’t love owls?!
Felt trees, fair trade from Nepal. Very Dr. Seuss.

 

Coin purses & wristlets from the Hmong Tribe.

Fair trade woven scarves.  Gorgeous colors.

Bronze botanical cuffs.

A random selection of gifts in the shop today…

 

This little elephant statue comes in 2 sizes.
Fruitwood cheeseboard w/twig knife.

Oakland artist, Jeannine Komush, pairs vintage & aged brass with semi-precious stones
Mushroom ornaments & birch bark candle lanterns
Painted metal heart, fair trade from India.
Teardrop terrariums w/airplants & Jizo statuette.
Exquisite ceramic bud vases from Thailand.
Original mini butterfly paintings on reclaimed teak, made in Thailand.
Everyday Artifact jewelry made in New Mexico. Images are transferred onto silver then overlaid with jewelry resin.