Illustration of Derek Powazek by Adam Ellis

Dahlia Season

Remembering Robin

The Third Wave of Photo Sharing


I believe there have been two distinct waves of photo sharing online, and we’re currently witnessing the beginning the third.

Talking Plants with Gayla Trail

What'cha Growin?

It was a great pleasure to have this conversation with my longtime garden hero, Gayla Trail. We talk desert plants, my San Francisco cloud forest, and botanical tattoos. If that sound like fun, you’re my kinda plant nerd. Go give it a listen.

The Succulents of Lotusland

The Succulents of Lotusland

I found myself in Santa Barbara last weekend and got the chance to visit Lotusland. I was prepared for Lotus flowers, but what really blew me away? The succulents.

You made it to the bottom! You must be very good looking. Wanna go back to the top now?

Hi, I’m Derek. I live in San Francisco and make awesome community-centric web stuff. I sometimes post things to Flickr and Twitter. I’m mostly harmless. More.

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