SF Flower & Garden Show 2010

April 8th, 2010  |  Published in LR Blog: Growing Sustainability

The display gardens at this year’s show were an exciting collection of imaginative and progressive landscapes with an emphasis on “Gardens for the Future”.

Here are just a few shots of some display gardens with more to come…

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Greeting each visitor to the show was an outstanding outdoor room designed by Organic Mechanics.  This four-sided, succulent covered structure sat in the center of a shallow pool.  Access to the interior of the structure was a series of informal stepping stones across the pool.  As one passed through the wooden arch, an intimate dining table was set for a meal unlike any other.

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Sedums, Echeverias, Crassulas and Aeoniums were just a few of the species of succulents that formed bold, fluid strokes of varying color and texture.

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Tyler Rinehart, in conjunction with Native Sons Nursery, assembled an abstract display garden entitled "Pulling Up Daisies" that won Pacific Horticulture Magazine's Silver Medal.

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In the same garden, Rinehart playfully uses spent wine corks as mulch for potted Cork Oaks.

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Mariposa Gardening and Design, of the East Bay, imagined and tactfully created a garden entitled "In the Papillion Pad". The garden used salvaged materials and modern lines to create a chic garden that begged to be experienced.

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Outside of the center, Glen Sievert took center stage with his chainsaw art.


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