Ephemeral Gardens and Inspiring Workshops

March 18, 2015
Posted by in Classes

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A Spring Filled with Beautiful Workshops!

Starting this week, I’ll be visiting temporary yet magical gardens nestled in the most unlikely places. These jaw-dropping-flower-filled rooms may defy a sense of practicality but they are sure to inspire.

Each day a plethora of talented designers, gardeners, chefs, and floral artists lead classes, demonstrate their skills, and most importantly share their passions with attendees.

These are two lovely events that I look forward to. This year, I’ll be teaching at both; I hope you’ll join me.


March 19, 12:30 p.m. (THIS WEEK!)
San Francisco Flower and Garden Show
San Mateo, CA

This is ‘the’ place to go if you’re looking to learn about gardening. The convention center is transformed into lush gardens so artfully that may even make you think that you’ve landed in a jungle. Garden Tribe summoned 60 experts to tout their talents. When I’m not attending the wide range of classes (including carnivorous plants, vertical gardens, and sauerkraut) I’ll be on stage…

Sunset Celebration is over but we’re still smiling

June 8, 2012
Posted by in Events

…a recent letter to all those whom we met at Sunset Magazine’s Celebration Weekend.
















Whether it was your green thumb, zest for the culinary, travel bug, or just your love of wine that brought you to Sunset Magazine’s Celebration Weekend- we’re happy to have met you.

Sunset’s big weekend has come and gone- but we’ve got more tips & designs for you. We want the spirit of the celebration to linger….


A few tips from our presentation: Big Ideas for Small Spaces
Hang it up! Got a shutter or a gutter? Create back pockets to a shutter using weed cloth- or add soil to a gutter and you’ve just added to your garden square footage.

No sweeping necessary. Aversion to spilling soil on your small deck? There’s no need to…

Welcome as the Flowers in May

May 15, 2012

click here to read our May Newsletter in full.


Making beautiful statements with living things