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Fawning Over Flora

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Flora Grubb Gardens, the hippest plant merchant in the Bay Area, takes up residence in a new building as green as it is frondescent.
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  The new location of Flora Grubb Gardens, in Bayview, boasts 8,000 square feet of foliage. Architects Seth Boor and Bonnie Bridges, of Boor Bridges Architecture, created the barn-like structure.  Photo by: Todd Hido
    The new location of Flora Grubb Gardens, in Bayview, boasts 8,000 square feet of foliage. Architects Seth Boor and Bonnie Bridges, of Boor Bridges Architecture, created the barn-like structure.

    Photo by: Todd Hido

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  Flora Grubb purveys the plucky gardener's essentials in both tool and book form.  Photo by: Todd Hido
    Flora Grubb purveys the plucky gardener's essentials in both tool and book form.

    Photo by: Todd Hido

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  The interior of the double-height space, which features a radiant heating system beneath the floor and 72 solar panels on the roof.  Photo by: Todd Hido
    The interior of the double-height space, which features a radiant heating system beneath the floor and 72 solar panels on the roof.

    Photo by: Todd Hido

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  Flora Grubb Gardens' interior shop offers all manner of enticing plants.  Photo by: Todd Hido
    Flora Grubb Gardens' interior shop offers all manner of enticing plants.

    Photo by: Todd Hido

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  The moribund old car in time will be overgrown, like a ruin, with creeping foliage.  Photo by: Todd Hido
    The moribund old car in time will be overgrown, like a ruin, with creeping foliage.

    Photo by: Todd Hido

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  The intricate retail space is adorned with relics like this ornate door. Corrugated steel panels clad the building's exterior.  Photo by: Todd Hido
    The intricate retail space is adorned with relics like this ornate door. Corrugated steel panels clad the building's exterior.

    Photo by: Todd Hido

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