Why I haven't posted anything yet about the Garden Bloggers' Fling in San Francisco ... can we blame it on my heat-addled brain? Far from being the fabulously cool escape envisioned, the Bay Area was suffering from an unseemly heat wave during my time there. I am beginning to feel like something of a jinx when it comes to temperature.
|Organic Mechanics Garden, Tenderloin District, San Francisco|
Y'all know how I love rusty stuff ... were I not an honest & upstanding citizen of this planet who knows that karma will get you somehow, somewhere, I'd have smuggled this out!
How about blaming it on sensory overload ... being overwhelmed by so many amazingdelightfulwonderful charmingeclecticeccentric beautifulincrediblefantastic awesomephenomenal inspiring gardens?
|Three views of the chaotic and colorful Keeyla Meadows garden ... |
oh, to have the courage to be so bold!
|Garden bloggers take in the view from the upper deck of the Matt Gil Sculpture Garden|
(that's a freeway in the background)
Or we could blame it on being in the company of so many fellow garden fanatics?
|Looking out towards the bay from The Wave Garden|
|A view from the Dudan Garden|
I could blame it on the fabulous views ...
|A pond in the Nichols garden|
|Just one lush corner of the back gardens at Anne Nichols' fabulous home|
|Succulent plantings in the Nichols Garden|
Or the staggering diversity of plantings?
|Sunset Magazine Demonstration Gardens|
Oh, hay-ull, let's blame it on all of the above!
Yes, be bold!
It would have been great to see you again - next year hopefully :)