Category Archives: Announcement

Weekend Review and Future Plans

As the winter blast is currently in full force, I really do appreciate having my indoor succulents around! A heartfelt thanks to all who came out to the Bobcat Boutique.  I really cannot say enough about what a great show they put on! It was so much fun bringing our creations to you and talking about succulents all day.  I literally lost my voice after the show! For those that purchased a succulent from us, don’t forget to check out the succulent care page.  Your plants will be most happy with limited water and lots of sunlight! Remember “When in doubt, let them drought!”

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We decided to jazz up our space this time with some vintage props and I think that it turned out really nice.  This was also the debut of a number of new products including the succulent book planters, the encyclopedia planters (which sold before I could get a decent picture of them) and our first birdcage succulent arrangement (which almost sold before we had the space set up on Friday night!).  I was able to get a couple pictures of the birdcage which I will post about later this week.  If the idea sounds interesting to you, don’t fret, I was able to come across a few more birdcages and have those at our next show…

Speaking of our next show, we haven’t officially tied down the dates (tentatively Nov 21st-Dec 5th), but your next opportunity to see Geek Gardens will be in an entirely new format.  We are collaborating with an incredible local artist (check out his photo montages here) to put together a great art exhibit at Drips Coffee Shop in Council Bluffs Iowa (by the way, if you go to Drips, make sure to order the hibiscus soda.  Tres makes his own syrups and they are amazing!).  We have some amazing and funky new succulent containers that will make their debut at Drips.

Now, Nebraska friends who are averse to traveling across them Mighty Missouri River, worry not!  We are coming to an event near you soon! We will be involved in shows every weekend from  November 29th to December 13th.  Plenty of chances to get your favorite Geek Gardens succulent gifts.  The first Omaha event information is below.  Make sure to check out the facebook page to see the other amazing vendors! Remember this is all local artisans and all handmade gifts!

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Hope to see you this Holiday Season!!

-GG

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First Chance: Bobcat Boutique

The time is finally here and we are excited about our first show of the season! Come Join us for the Bobcat Boutique at the Iowa School for the Deaf tomorrow from 9:00-4:00 in Council Bluffs, Iowa. We will have a huge variety of succulent arrangements including your favorites from the blog along with many one of a kind re-purposed creations!

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Hope to see many of you tomorrow!

GG

Wedding Bells Pt. 1

I have mentioned in a number of posts how Geek Gardens was hired to provide terrariums and plantings for a wedding this summer.  Well, the wedding bells will be ringing on Saturday and guests of the bride and groom will be treated with amazing succulent decor.  When the dust had settled in the Geek Garden’s Greenhouse, 51 terrariums and planted arrangements were packed and loaded!

carfullI cannot wait to see how the reception venue looks on Saturday!  I am sure that their tablescapes will be unlike any reception hosted their before!  I will have a followup post next week with pictures from the weddings with the succulents all set up!  We are so happy for the bride and groom and honored to be apart of their big day!

If you are interested in Geek Gardens to help provide your wedding decor, just send us a message through the blog or at geekgardens1@gmail.com.

St. Wenceslaus “Bowtique”

Come joins us this Saturday, April 12, for the St. Wenceslaus “Bowtique”.  This event will be from 9:00-3:30 at the St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church (15353 Pacific Street, Omaha, NE).  We will have a huge selection of succulent terrariums and succulent planted arrangements as well as our scrabble stepping stones (see more information here) and some new surprises as well!  Come get your hankering for  spring succulents satisfied (say that 5 times fast!).  See the sneak peak below of some new offerings that we will be featuring!

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Hope to see our local friends and followers this weekend!!

Come See Us in Person!

We are so excited to announce that fans of  GG will have two opportunities to come see the latest and greatest that we have to offer in person!

Omaha Craft Mafia’s Great Craftsby Handmade Holiday Market

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Location: Bancroft Street Market, 2702 S 10 Street.  The event is inside the BSM.

Date and Time:  Saturday, November 23, 2013 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Sunday, November 24 from noon to 4:00 p.m.

and in Lincoln…

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Location: Lancaster Event Center (free admission and free parking)

Date and Time:  Saturday, December 7th 9am-4pm

If you have seen things here that have piqued your interest and you are interested in seeing our products in real life, come to either show.  We have an amazing lineup of succulents, terrariums, unique potted arrangements and all your garden swag! Additionally, you can peruse many other local handmade vendors from the community!  We are so excited to be apart of both events and we look forward to giving our AMAZING customers more opportunities to see our products! We will see you all there!

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If you would like to learn more about the Omaha Craft Mafia go to their facebook page:

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