Friday, December 30, 2011

Far Out Flora Fling

Way back in the foggy days of summer I joined a gathering of plant geeks and freaks, hosted by Far Out Flora's Megan and Matti. It was excited to see their garden in person - a mostly succulent garden in San Francisco, about a block from Ocean Beach. Beautifully composed and well-tended, I love the bendy branches edging the beds, the pots nestled around and the combination of textures and colors.

bed edging

succulent beds

Some of the plant people; the hand-made palette table and some of Far Out Flora's excellent container specimens:

plant peepspallete tablekangaroo starebbq grill and succulents

Some of the succulent goodness:

texturesmore texturesfasciculated aeoniumoriginal wooly pocket

I love Megan and Matti's excellent eye for found object reuse:

radio flyer and succulentscollectionsskeletons and succulentsmystery object

groovy pots

planted tire rim

I really enjoyed my visit to Far Out Flora's wonderfully intricate garden. Thanks for hosting you two!

8 comments:

  1. Oh, that table, the kangaroos, the grill! -- so much frilly goodness! What a treasure box. How did you tear yourself away?

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  2. It's even better than I thought it would be! So jealous of your visit...

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  3. I love this playful garden and wish more people would adopt a similar attitude. What a treat for you to get to visit!

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  4. And I bet their garden looks just about the same in January, with fuchsias still in bloom and succulents in their prime growing season. The line of 'roos is fabulous.

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  5. So fun & so much to see. It is totally fitting that a garden by the ocean should have a surfboard in it!

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  6. Whoa!!!! Just seeing this post for the first time now. Sadly, it doesn't look quite so good these days... I hacked the living daylights out of the Fuchsia 'Fanfare'... Awesome pics Kelly!!! Thanks for the post!

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  7. Hey Megan - I kept trying to post this and tag you on Facebook but for some reason during that period, Facebook wasn't letting me post links. Didn't mean to keep it so secret!

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  8. I hope they do this again next year. I want to go for sure! Matti and Megan's place is so awesome! Great photos!

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