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Plantgasm - I love plants too much. By Derek Powazek.

Tag: San Francisco

Dahlia Season

The Dahlias are exploding in Golden Gate Park.

Up Close in the Conservatory of Flowers

The lens allowed me to see the tiniest of flowers ultra close up.

Punk Rock Solanum atop Buena Vista Park

Don’t get too close. He could totally kick your ass.

Fall at the SF Botanical Garden

It’s fall in San Francisco, a great time to visit the SF Botanical Garden.


Life in the city can get kind of bleak. Why not add a little extra life?

San Francisco’s Newest Hidden Plant Store

Just last month, the SFBG opened a small plant store, and it’s a gem.

A Hole in My Park

At some point in the last day or two, the clump of lilies disappeared, leaving only this hole in its place.

Everything’s Blooming at the Conservatory

Even if you’ve been to the Conservatory of Flowers before, it’s time for another visit.

Crinum moorei, Most Potbound Plant Ever

When I got home, I unpotted it to find the most potbound plant I’d ever seen.

San Francisco’s Hidden Plant Stores

Tucked away from view, hidden in backyards like secret handshakes.


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