Instead of hitting Strybing after our Master Gardening class we checked out Urban Bazaar, a cool new store on Irving Street selling all things fair trade and made by local artists. Lots of fun jewelry, funky accessories, succulent … Continue reading
Can we say that Urban Bazaar Rocks!?! Since last time we visited them on 9th Ave and Judah in San Francisco, they added a whole new aspect of coolness called the Succulent Bar. You come…pick out your pot, pick out your plant, and do it yourself…leaving the mess to them. Hey, it’s a great way to make those cool gifts you always wanted to give, and funstar #1 to make. Or just keep for yourself….shh your secret is safe with us.
Seeing the Succulent Bar for the first time during the Inner Sunset Fair, I was impressed that they’re offering Urban FarmGirls pots available for your sweet succulent babies. UFG is top notch in my book. They make the best hypertufa pots, bar none…light weight and with an attractive rustic-mod feel.
Here’s where I love to gaze…the succulents. All from growers that obviously cares about succulents. Bold and colorful textures.
Okay, now you sold me. Really? You have a cresting Echeveria ‘Doris Taylor’ in a two inch pots? No way! They’re always doing fun events at their place so great way to keep up to date is via their facebook & twitter.
I’ve gotta admit, that I’ve resisted the term ‘top dressing’ for a long time. Hey, I don’t mind mulching my pots with rocks, sand, or wood bits…but does it really have to be called top dressing? Starting a new term today… Hydro Accumulating Topper… aka H.A.T. Yes, now it’s time to add a HAT to your succulent pot.
There you are. One awesome score from Urban Bazaar. Every DIY Succulent Bar planting is unique and for a fraction of buying all those bits in bulk for yourself. Click for more Urban Bazaar fun.
– Far Out Flora