Where’s our scratch ‘n sniff monitors?! The Luculias are in bloom throughout the garden. This gorgeous Asian shrub produces some of the best smelling flowers around. Don’t miss them. They’re intoxicating. We’ve got Luculias in the Rhododendron Garden, Asian Discovery Garden and Moon Viewing Garden. Come by for a sniff.
Nice story on weed-free gardening in the Times today. Lazy gardeners unite!
The Hortiphile is happiest with a Plant of the Moment. This moment? It’s the South African Lion’s Tail. Read the full story »
Check out this stunning wall garden over the Candy Store Collective on 16th Street in the Mission. It’s a hortiphile’s delight to bump into gorgeous gardens where we least expect them, like perched on the side of a building.
Covering all things plant/garden/nature-related, The SFBG Hortiphile is one part newspaper, one part bulletin board, one part water cooler and one part hanging over the back fence talking to your neighbor. It's a place for Bay Area folks to share news, ideas, tips and hints for living the green life.