good reads: foraged flora.

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what happens when one of your favorite floral designers and the co-founder of remodelista team up with one of your photography idols? a beautiful new book: Foraged Flora: A Year of Gathering and Arranging Wild Plants and Flowers by Louesa Roebuck and Sarah Lonsdale and gorgeously photographed by Laurie Frankel. i’m so inspired by this kind of rogue flower arranging that... 
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good reads: urban jungle.

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one of my favorite bloggers (and an all-around sweet guy!) Igor Josifovic has co-authored a brilliant new book with Judith de Graaff, with beautiful photography by Lina Skukauskė and illustrations by Saar Manche. together, igor and judith are founders of Urban Jungle Bloggers — a blog which covers gloriously green ideas to make your home a happy one with plants, with... 
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a trip to the ponderosa.

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this weekend after having brunch, we drove past the cutest cactus shop and did an immediate u-turn to check it out. this sweet shop has no sign, but you can spot it easily by the wagon full of cacti outside on the sidewalk  — it’s called ponderosa cactus and it’s adorable. not only that, their inventory is vast, and good for the planet — their mission... 
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healdsburg shed.

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Eat. Cook. Farm. Gather. Shop. All the incredible experiences you’ll find at Healdsburg Shed in Sonoma’s wine region. This is the top spot to visit when you’re in the area. Located in the heart of downtown Healdsburg, it is a market, cafe and community space designed to bring us closer to the way we grow, prepare and share our food. Opened in April 2013, Shed owners... 
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pssst. most moms love flowers.

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mother’s day is just around the corner. i never forget, because i was actually born on mother’s day — such a nice gift, eh, mum? this year i thought it might be nice to create some DIY bouquets myself, for so many of my deserving, hard-working mom friends out there. i was invited by flower muse to offer you some special deals, a reader discount, and to select... 
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