About a week or two ago we finally signed up for a full Flickr account. I’m not sure what took us so long. Now we have a place to dump all the pics that don’t make it to the blog like the one above. We take tons of pictures of our backyard just so we can look back at them months later and compare. Matti took these before he ripped out the Agaves.
You can see a bunch more pics of our garden in our Backyard October 2010 set. No editing out the crappy parts of the garden here. Starting in November we won’t be blogging EVERY single day. The madness had to stop at some point. I think we made ourselves do it everyday when we started out, so we wouldn’t space out and abandon it. We’re thinking three or four times a week is more reasonable.
Here’s a funky little garden off Lincoln and FUNston. The babbling brook grabbed my attention first, but the garden art is what sold me. The house faces north on a busy street, complete with white picket fence. The one thing … Continue reading →
In honor of the Giants playing in the World Series we took some pics of orange flowers around Strybing. I think the above is a Papaver atlanticum ‘Flore Pleno’ but not 100% sure. We bribed the bee. The sun wasn’t … Continue reading →
Matti posted about our unfortunate gopher attack a few days ago. I’m kind of sad, but not too sad. We’re excited to plant something new in the empty spot. The question is what are we going to plant to replace … Continue reading →
Our Christmas Cactus (Schlumbergera bridgesii) is already blooming…no way! Or is it? I checked online and just stumbled across another similar plant called the Thanksgiving Cactus (Schlumbergera truncate). Sounds like it’s near identical to the Xmas Cactus…but blooms a little … Continue reading →