Seaside Balcony Garden

Seaside Balcony Garden
Re-Purposed Weber

Half Moon Bay Garden Club - Seaside Balcony Garden - June 2010 San Mateo County Fair

The Half Moon Bay Garden Club

Proudly Presents:

A Seaside Balcony Garden


A creative re-use recycled Weber BBQ grill encrusted with beach pebbles and re-purposed as a seaside planter. Playfully splashing out from the “water” is a succulent salmon, created by Edie Phillips and Cid Young using the

following plants:

Fish Face is Sedum hispanicum

Fish Fins are small Aloe plicatilis (Fan Aloe)

Fish Eye is a Sempervivum arachnoideum (Big cobwebs houseleek)

Fish Tail are both Sedum spathlifolium & Sedum hispanicum

“Seaweed” in Weber is Disocactus and Senicio mandraliscae

& other mixed succulents

Ship Funnel “smoke”: is Stipa tenuissima (Nassella or Mexican feather grass)

Other plantings include:

Dischidia in hanging escargot shells

Aeonium arboretum, Ornithogalum (Orange Star) with Bromeliad species and Campanula portenschlagiana (Bellflower -Get Mee)

Carnivorous plants in oyster shell planter are: Dionaea muscipula (Venus Fly Trap); Sarracenia leucophylla (White Topped Pitcher Plant); Drosera capensis ( Octopus Plant or Sundew)

Seashells plantings include: Sedum rupestre & Senecio, Haworthia fasciata, Crassula coccinea, Crassula erosula “Campfire”, Cotyledon species, Echeveria, species Graptopetalum, Sedum rubrotinctum, & Pachyphytum .

Monday, October 19, 2009

Quarry Park Community Garden Dedication Event Harvest Potluck

The new Community Garden at Quarry Park is hosting a Harvest Potluck and Donor Thank-you on Sunday from 12:30-2:30.

Please join us and RSVP to co-ordinate food. 
Pam Manuel:

The community garden at Quarry Park is holding a potluck celebration, including music and activities for kids. There will be a short dedication ceremony to thank the donors and folks who assisted getting the Community Garden up and running.  A great time to see the fruits of the community garden labors. Ken & Sally Coverdell will receive an acknowledgment, as well as the Bigue Family who gave $5,000. seed money for the park.

This Event requires an RSVP and a contribution pot-luck dish.

Quarry Park Community Garden Dedication Event Harvest Potluck
Sunday, October 25th 12:30-2:30 PM
Entry Fee: Bring a Fall themed dish to share
RSVP to Pam Manuel to co-ordinate food for the Potluck

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