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Posted August 12, 2014

Succulent Extravaganza 2014 Overview

Photo: Jim McCann for Sunset Magazine Succulent Extravaganza 2014  Succulents: The Landscape IS Changing This FREE Succulent event will be held Friday, September 26 (8a-5p) & Saturday, September 27 (8a-4p)… read more

Posted December 3, 2013

Frost Warning! Frost protection for Succulents

As a farmer, I am always aware of the weather and the issues we face during the different seasons. In our area on the Monterey Bay there are many different… read more

Posted August 29, 2013

Succulent Extravaganza 2013 Schedule

The theme of Extravaganza 2013 is PASSION. Everyone speaking, volunteering, attending, and participating has a passion for succulents. To learn more about the speakers, click here to read their extended bios.… read more

Posted August 29, 2013

Succulent Extravaganza 2013 Speakers

Click here for the 2013 Extravaganza Schedule Debra Lee Baldwin Debra has a passion for plants that drink responsibly. Not only are succulents beautiful to look at, she says “They're… read more

Posted March 1, 2013

At Succulent Gardens, We Bring You The World

The Globe, Succulent Gardens Make the World Go Round designed, planted and grown by Robin Stockwell and the Succulent Gardens crew in collaboration with Weston Cook and the San Francisco… read more

Posted February 25, 2013

NWFGS Handout

Last weekend, I delivered a talk about growing Succulents in the Northwest. I wanted to make sure that anyone who did not have a chance to attend, or who did… read more

Posted August 23, 2012

Succulent Extravaganza 2012!

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD AND PRINT THE EXTRAVAGANZA 2012 MAP & SEMINAR SCHEDULE Succulent Extravaganza is almost here and we have a fantastic schedule of events lined up for you!… read more

Posted July 24, 2012

Floral Bouquets with Succulent Foliage and Flowers: Bouquets that grow into beautiful plants

While incorporating succulents into bouquets might be trendy now, this tradition has a long history. I was recently invited to participate in a jointly sponsored program of the Garden Conservancy… read more

Posted June 24, 2012

Setting Up Sunset

Setting up for the Sunset Celebration Weekend  begins many months before the event. For this year, we created the Seahorse mural specifically for the event during the winter before the… read more

Posted March 14, 2012

At the San Francisco Flower and Garden Show

We've come a long way from our first show in 2004 to now! 2006 Flower Show Booth Setting up the 2011 Booth I think my first experience displaying plants at… read more