Geno's Garden

Geno's Garden Jeannie Hanson is the owner of Geno's Garden Design & Coaching. She has degrees in both horticulture and theater, which mixes her gardener side with her imaginative side. Her recent completion of the Green Gardening for Landscape Professionals program (a River-Friendly curriculum) adds sustainability to the mix. "I love the art, the science and the sweat of gardening, and enjoy helping others find confidence and pleasure in their own gardening adventures."

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San Francisco Flower & Garden Show

Mar 21, 2014

My friend, Darlene, and I headed to the Bay Area yesterday for the SF Flower and Garden Show. This guy from the Lyngso Garden Materials for there to greet everyone! My favorite display garden was created by Jim Grandy, the Bamboo Man. Sometimes in ...

Give-Away Deadline Extended to Sunday at 6 pm

Nov 30, 2013

In honor of giving me a break (!) so I can get my design projects done today, I'm extending the deadline for my 5th Blogoverary Give-Away Extravaganza to tomorrow at 6 pm! Here's a reminder of what's up for grabs: Veg - Fruit Shears from Corona Too...

Garden Gifting/Garden Give-Away

Nov 29, 2013

I want to give special space to the last part of tomorrow's giveaway ... a collection of 10 organic seed packets in their own cute tin from Peaceful Valley Farm and Garden. I love seeds and tins, so I'm hooked. This would be a great item to win, and, a...


Nov 28, 2013

Wordless Wednesday – Japanese Zen Garden

Nov 27, 2013

From my Pinterest Board, "Theme Gardens" ... my most popular "Pin" Visit , 

5th Blogoversary Give-away … Sweetening the Pot!

Nov 26, 2013

The 5th anniversary of this blog was in August! I ambitiously had back-to-back give-aways lined up to celebrate the event, with all of the prizes coming from the sponsors of the (I know, I know, I talk about it way too much), the 6th Annual Garden Blo...

Garden Adventures: Desert Plants

Nov 25, 2013

Here's a compendium (!) of plants from my walk-arounds at La Quinta Resort in the Palm Desert. All of them drought-tolerant and perfectly at home in this environment characterized by hot summers and low rainfall. All of them, except for the last (ahem...

Garden Adventures: Playground of the Rich and Famous, and Me! La Quinta Resort

Nov 24, 2013

Two years ago I spent a few days at La Quinta Resort near Palm Springs, with nothing to do with my time but roam around, look at plants, shop, eat great food and absorb some history ... That's me! From the La Quinta Resort website:  "In the early 1920s, San Francisco businessman Walter H. Morgan was drawn...

Garden Adventures: La Quinta Resort in Palm Springs

Nov 24, 2013

Two years ago, my husband and I took a business trip to Palm Springs where we stayed at La Quinta Resort. Now a fancy Waldorf-Astoria hotel with a world-class tennis club and surrounded by golf courses, back in its early days it was a quiet hacienda retreat in the Palm Desert. From the website:...

Garden Gifting

Nov 22, 2013

A few gift ideas for the garden crazies in your life! 1.  A Gift Certificate Annie's Annuals and Perennials Now til the end of the year, 15% off all gift cards at Annie's Annuals 2. Boulders Mid-Valley Rock Yard May sound really weird, ...

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