How to Make a Bubblegum Terrarium

This is an easy and inexpensive gift for a plant-loving friend! Supplies: Bubblegum Dispenser Coconut Coir matting Cactus Soil (or make your own) Small Rooted Succulent Cuttings Chopstick or Stick   I was able to get the plastic bubblegum dispenser from the local Dollar Tree store for… wait for it…$1. They had many different colors but I stuck with the… Read more →

Blue Sky Festival

Be sure to stop by the EcoMonster booth tomorrow if you’re in the city! Thoey will have a selection of fun terrariums for sale including those pictured. On Wednesday, April 16, 2014 BART will celebrate the visionary mindset of the Bay Area with its fourth annual Blue Sky Festival from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Justin Herman Plaza in San Francisco. Read more →

Airplant Holders à la Andrew

In a previous post I talked about visiting Flora Grubb, the awesome plant nursery and design center in San Francisco. They had for sale there, something they called a Thigmatrope Satellite (aka air plant holders). How I would have loved to purchase one then and there but at $18 each, I could not afford it! Flash forward to today. After… Read more →

Spring Succulent Workshop @ Noise Furniture in Downtown San Jose

I’ll be providing the succulents, but unfortunately can’t be there- Click on the picture to be taken to the EcoMonster website where you can sign up today! When: Saturday, April 12th, 2014 Where: Noise Furniture, 775 N. 10th St. #164, San Jose, CA 95112 Workshop: Come in and learn how to make a beautiful succulent landscape garden in cups with… Read more →