San Francisco Flower & Garden Show 2015

Floating balls of glass reflect water in this garden. photo by Holly Guenther

+-*The San Francisco Flower and Garden Show is an event I’ve attended since 2012. During that time I’ve hosted a booth and been a guest speaker. This year I went a to enjoy the gardens, plants and products in a more leisurely fashion. The show is held at the San Mateo Event Center, and includes […]

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Why Fruit Tree Seeds Don’t Grow New Fruit Trees…Usually

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+-*After eating a delicious piece of fruit, have you ever planted the seed? Did the seed you planted make the same fruit? The answer to the second question is most likely, “No.” What probably happened to your seed is that it grew a tree that a) never made fruit or b) took over 10 years […]

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Bugs & Beer: Entomophagy Part II

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+-*I was very happy to have my friends Javier and Jill-Marie in attendance with me at a Bugs and Beer event. Javier was an experienced bug eater (he’d tried them in Cambodia), and although Jill-Marie had no intention of eating bugs, she would drink the beer I couldn’t finish and be there for moral support. […]

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