Private Collection Plants Featured At The Plant Provocateur For A Limited Time!

Clockwise from Top to Bottom, Left to Right, Pilea peperomioides (Chinese Money Plant), Peperomia verticillata (Radiator Plant), Ficus triangularis (Triangle Fig), and Peperomia sandersii (Watermelon Peperomia).

Clockwise from Top to Bottom, Left to Right, Pilea peperomioides (Chinese Money Plant), Peperomia verticillata (Radiator Plant), Ficus triangularis (Triangle Fig), and Peperomia sandersii (Watermelon Peperomia).

Has The Plant Provocateur got something for you!!!  Are you ready for the coolest of the cool, the rarest of the rare, the truly chic and unique?  For a limited time, The Plant Provocateur is offering plants from TPP Private Collection.  Private Collection Plants have been collected, some propagated, all cared for, and are what I think are truly something special!  Some are very hard to find.  I've searched high and low to come up with a list of offerings that plant lovers, enthusiasts, and fanatics NEED TO HAVE!!! I'm super excited to offer the very rare 'It' plant of home decor...Pilea peperomioides or Chinese Money Plant.  I've been seeing this plant featured in shoots for Vogue Magazine and Architectural Digest.  This plant is HOT!!! TPP has them planted in a rustic vessel for a limited time. $36.95 each.  Peperomia verticillata has a fresh, verdant vibe with its vein-patterned leaves on wandering stems.  Oh, what about Peperomia sandersii with its whimsical watermelon rind patterned foliage.  And lastly, from this bunch is the ultra mod Triangle Fig rarely found in this affordable small size.  Both Peperomias and Triangle Fig are only $12.95.  All plants are available in store only.

Clockwise from Top to Bottom, Left to Right, Dionaea muscipula 'Red Dragon' Venus Flytrap, Dionaea muscipula 'King Henry' Venus Flytrap, Ludisia discolor 'Jewel Orchid' or 'Black Velvet Pinstripe Plant', and Drosera sp. (Sundew).

Clockwise from Top to Bottom, Left to Right, Dionaea muscipula 'Red Dragon' Venus Flytrap, Dionaea muscipula 'King Henry' Venus Flytrap, Ludisia discolor 'Jewel Orchid' or 'Black Velvet Pinstripe Plant', and Drosera sp. (Sundew).

Everyone has been asking and now the time has come.  A fresh batch of Carnivorous Venus Flytraps and Sundews are available at TPP starting Sat. 6/18.  The 'Red Dragon' Venus Flytrap features foliage that turns deep wine colour with lots of sunlight.  The 'King Henry' Venus Flytrap features lemon-lime foliage and can produce individual flytraps up to 1" to 1 1/2" in size!!!  The Drosera sp. features small spoon-like foliage coated with dewdrop filaments that grab and consume small insects.  Excellent for getting rid of those pesky gnats and fruitflies.  Both Flytraps are $16.95 each and the Drosera is $11.95. 

For an added bonus, I'm also offering the absolutely beautiful Ludisia discolor 'Jewel Orchid'.  It features velvety pinstripe foliage.  Reminds me of plush tuxedo fabric.  These lovely orchids produce sweet white with yellow orchids usually from autumn through spring.  Their style is so elegant and lustrous.  $14.95 each.

Ipomoea alba 'Moonflower'

Ipomoea alba 'Moonflower'

Lastly, as an added curiousity, TPP will be offering Moonflower starts for a limited time.  This heirloom garden plant is a relative of the Morning Glory except it does its blooming at night. It can be grown in a pot or in the ground against a vertical surface where it can climb.   Flowers can be 6 inches across and perfume the night air with an intoxicating scent.  It's especially stunning when experienced under the light of the moon.  Seriously!  To show some customer appreciation these starts will be offered for $1 while supplies last. 

Private Collection Plants will be available at The Plant Provocateur for a limited time and again, while supplies last. 

 

 

 

EVENT POSTPONED...Floral Workshop: Storytelling Through Wildflower Arranging. Stay tuned for new date.

The Plant Provocateur is very excited to introduce the first guest artist Floral Arranging Workshop at the Silver Lake shop.  Storytelling Through Wildflower Arranging Workshop with awe-inspiring Floral Artist, Lili Cuzor.  To learn more about Lili and to view her work, visit TIGERSTOLILIES.COM and/or TIGRESTOLILIES.TUMBLR.COM Her work has been featured in VOGUE Australia, The Norton Simon Museum, Gardenista, Madame Figaro Japon, TopShop, and Cookbook Market to name a few.

EVENT POSTPONED.  STAY TUNED FOR RESCHEDULED DATE.  Workshop Fee is $65.  With Lili's gentle guidance for creating floral foundations, you will get to tell a story of an emotion that can be manifested through flora. Whether it be a poem, a thought, a life event, a milestone, a special person, or simply a moment to honor the flowers, come and create your story as a floral arrangement to share! No previous experience needed, and all ages are welcome.  Bring your garden shears if you have them.

Lili says, "Flowers tell the ultimate story: the story of love. Acting as the universe's ambassadors for all moments of emotional flow, they bring color, lift our spirits, and grace us with their scent, their beauty, their divine existence."  

* please note Lili will be providing wildflowers that are local, in season and naturally grown. With an emphasis for a deep appreciation of nature and all things wild, we will have a short discussion as to what nature and flowers mean to us and to the world. Cake and refreshments will be served at the workshop as well!

Workshop is limited to 8 people.  To reserve a space, you may purchase tickets at http://squ.re/24ARpUP or in store at The Plant Provocateur shop in Silver Lake.  The Plant Provocateur is located at 3318 W. Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90026.  The shop is located behind Muddy Paw Coffee at 3320 W. Sunset Blvd., and next door to Night + Market Song Thai Restaurant.  Nearest cross street is Micheltorena and street metered parking on Sunday is FREE!  You can also call The Plant Provocateur for more info at 323-774-4836.

 

 

Aromatic Apothecary Introduction Workshop with Persephenie at TPP! Sun. May 22nd. 11am-2pm

The Plant Provocateur is super excited to announce The Aromatic Apothecary Introduction Workshop with L.A.'s amazing certified Aromatherapist and Perfumer, Persephenie.  Check her out at persephenie.com.  The workshop is next Sunday, May 22nd from 11am - 2:00pm.  Fee is $65.   Persephenie's workshop introduces you to the therapeutic and healing properties of essential oils.  You'll learn about what important oils to have at home and how to use them.  In this hands-on class you'll be introduced to different oils, learn about safety and ratios, methods of extraction, basic blending, and modes of application.  Participants will make and take home one therapeutic blend.  Workshop limit is 8 people.  

To reserve a space, you may purchase tickets at http://squ.re/24ARpUP or in store at The Plant Provocateur shop Silver Lake.  The Plant Provocateur is located at 3318 W. Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90026.  The shop is located on the back patio behind Muddy Paw Coffee at 3320 W. Sunset Blvd., and next door to Night + Market Song Thai Restaurant.  Nearest cross street is Micheltorena and street metered parking on Sunday's is FREE!  You can also call The Plant Provocateur for more info at 323-774-4836.

Japanese Woodcarving Workshop Returns To TPP! Sun. May 15th 1pm-4pm.

Sunday, May 15th marks the return of Master Wood Carver Yo Takimoto's Japanese Woodcarving Workshop to The Plant Provocateur.  Workshop is from 1:00pm-4:00pm.  Come experience what some call a 3 hour meditation!  Yo's relaxing workshop teaches the art of Japanese Kikezuri woodcarving. 

Workshop participants are provided with wood at the time of the workshop, tools for carving, and instruction.  The workshop session is limited to 8 people.  Class fee is $60 which includes all materials.  Workshop session takes place on the patio at The Plant Provocateur.  Event is 3 hours.  Tickets are available thru www.plantprovocateur.com via the 'SHOP' menu.  Select events to purchase.

Workshops are held on the patio at The Plant Provocateur shop in Silver Lake.  TPP is located at 3318 W. Sunset Blvd. on the back patio behind Muddy Paw Coffee at 3320 W. Sunset Blvd., next door to Night + Market Song Thai Restaurant.  Metered street parking is FREE on Sundays!

The Plant Provocateur Collaborates With YOSHIRT! Future Flora Fashion Is Here!

The Plant Provocateur is excited to announce a collaboration with YOSHIRT!  Many of you have been asking for it and I'm proud to say The Plant Provocateur now has its own signature collection of T-Shirts, Bags, Athletic Apparel, and Socks available through YOSHIRT.  I'm super excited about this cross pollination of flora with fashion.  All work is original and styled by The Plant Provocateur. 

All images are printed on front and back of each garment for a bold, lush, luxurious effect.  This collection is available only online.  You can check out and purchase any of the collection at PLANTPROVOCATEUR.com under the 'Shop' menu.  You can also find the collection at YOSHIRT.com under Collections.  Garments are available in a variety of sizes from S, M, L, XL, XXL, and XXXL.

Mother's Day Gift Ideas From The Plant Provocateur

Sunday, May 8th is Mother's Day.  Are you ready?  Why not consider some of the offerings at The Plant Provocateur as a gift.  Lots of great gift ideas here.  What about getting Mom a Cup O'Flora Planted Glass Garden.?  They self water, require minimum care, and are stunning vessels of beauty! Small Glass Gardens are $18.95 and Large are $34.95. Comes with care instructions too!  Or what about the chic and unique Zwitscher Box.  These boxes are motion triggered to produce the sound of being in the middle of a serene forest filled with the relaxing sounds of birds gently calling from the trees.  Like meditation-to-go!  Zwitscher Boxes are $49.95.  They come in Maple, Oak, and Walnut.  Makes a beautiful design piece.  

Of course, The Plant Provocateur has gorgeous lives plants, cut flowers for bouquets, cool botanically inspired design goods, and for the person who wants it all...gift cards. So, check it out!

It's Back!!! TPP's Hip Houseplant Workshop Is Here! Next Sun. 5/1!!

The Plant Provocateur is offering a workshop for those interested in growing and knowing houseplants. Houseplants can freshen an environment, reduce stress, and improve well-being. It's time to have some in your life, don't you think?!  Come learn about various hip houseplants to grow, how to care for them, and add some houseplant style to your lifestyle profile. Each attendee gets two houseplants of their very own to take home and love.

Workshop fee is $20.  Workshop is limited to 8 people.  Tickets are available through the 'SHOP' menu above. 

Workshops are held on the patio at The Plant Provocateur shop in Silver Lake.  TPP is located at 3318 W. Sunset Blvd. on the back patio behind Muddy Paw Coffee at 3320 W. Sunset Blvd., next door to Night + Market Song Thai Restaurant.  Metered street parking is FREE on Sundays!

It's Back! TPP Kokedama 'Japanese String Garden' Workshop Sun 3/6!

Due to popular demand...I'm bringing back The Plant Provocateur Kokedama Workshop!  Now let's see if there are any takers.  The workshop will take place on Sunday, March 6th from 10:30am-12noon.  People have been really digging these cool little moss ball gardens.  So, here's your chance to make your very own string moss garden vessel planted with a super charming Angel Vine.

My workshop teaches you how to create, build, and care for these amazing little individual gardens of green goodness.  This is a hands-on workshop so come prepared to get your hands dirty.  Each participant leaves with their creation.

The workshop will take place on the patio at The Plant Provocateur shop in Silver Lake.  Workshop fee is $60.  This includes materials and instruction.  Workshop is limited to 8 people.  Reservations may be secured by purchasing a ticket to the workshop either in-store or phoning 323-774-4836 during shop hours T-Sat 11-6 and Sun 12-5.

The Plant Provocateur is located at 3318 W. Sunset Blvd., in Silver Lake.  Cross street is Micheltorena.  Patio entrance is located next door to Night + Market Thai restaurant and behind Muddy Paw Coffee at 3320 W. Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90026.  Sunday metered street parking is free! 

The Future Flora Initiative - Ranunculus

When people come into the shop they always ask me, when it's on display, what flower is that?  I tell them "it's a Ranunculus."  They usually respond with "Ranuncul-what?"  Well, here we have the perfect candidate to kick off The Future Flora Initiative series.  This series is going to introduce you to and get you to know the flowers that beautify our world and many Plant Provocateur cut flower bouquets. 

Ranunculus asiaticus, its botanical name, is commonly referred to as the Persian Buttercup.  To me, these flowers represent a richness in beauty.  They grow natively in the Mediterranean, S.E. Europe, S.W. Asia, and N.E. Africa.  These plants grow from a tuberous bulb.  Some produce simply elegant single petaled flowers and others lustrous whirlpools of petals in sumptuous colour. They're primarily abundant in early spring through early summer.

Found in the center of their flowers is a mystically regal crown of stamens and pistils.  In some cases, the contrast of their centers makes the flowers even more sublime.

The Victorian meaning of Ranunculus is 'You are rich in attractions'.  There is also a legend that claims that a shy, handsome Persian prince suffering from unrequited love died of a broken heart and turned into a giant Ranunculus flower showing all of the beauty and love he had inside of him.  How romantic is that?! 

I love having Ranunculus around.  They make the world so frickin' beautiful!  The multi-petaled varieties remind me of beautifully frosted confections.  They look good enough to eat, BUT, one important thing about Ranunculus is that they are poisonous to pets, so mind your loved ones when you have them around.  Respect Ranunculus and in return they will make you feel rich in luxurious beauty!

Now, when you get yourself some stylish Ranunculus, I suggest, if they haven't had their stems recently trimmed to do so.  1/2" off the bottom of stem is good.  When placing stems for display in a vase, I recommend dropping a single copper penny into your water.  For some reason, I find that Ranunculus love copper.  It seems to extend their vase life, usually makes them stand bolt upright, bust out of their tightly wound buds, and bloom their hearts out giving you a bounty of beauty!

The Plant Provocateur's New Feature - Future Flora Initiative

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I want to introduce you to a new feature by The Plant Provocateur called The Future Flora Initiative.  I've been using the #futureflorainitiative for a while now.  What does it mean?  Well to me, your Plant Provocateur, it means sharing a new perspective on plants and flowers that I feel deserve some much needed attention.  We tend to take things for granted or just consider them generic/non-specific when we don't look deeper.  If we don't change that way of thinking, what is precious to us will be gone.  I don't know about you, but plants and flowers make me feel so good.  They make me feel 'up' and positive.  They calm me when I'm anxious or in a bad mood.  Their presence also creates a sense of intimate connection to the environment they're in or with people, be it family, friends, or those I love.  It may sound cheesy, but their existence in my life makes me really happy.  They're a great antidote for all the craziness in this world. 

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Looking to the future of plants and flowers,  I want to immerse you into this world of beautiful things.  I want to share my experience with you firsthand.  I want to give you a reason to get as excited as I do about something and tell everyone you know or keep it as something of your very own.  So, I'm going to feature plants and flowers I use in my work.  People like to ask..."what's that called?", "Is it real?",  or remark "I've never seen that before."  I figure some of you might be interested in knowing what's on my radar and what you can expect from The Plant Provocateur.  So, from time to time check out the blog and see what's becoming part of the Future Flora Initiative.

TPP Presents Valentine's Day For The Modern Day Cupid

Okay so Valentine's Day is coming up.  Here's what I'm thinking...I'm going to get some flowers and make some bouquet action for you to give to someone you love.  That could even be yourself!  My bouquets are not your typical fare.  I like bold, beautiful, and breathtaking floral combinations...taking the ordinary to extraordinary!  I'm also going to have a few super gourmet, handcrafted boxes of Valentine's chocolate, from L.A.'s own, beyond amazing, Confectionally Yours, on hand and at the ready.  

Back when I was working the beard.  Beard's gone.  Moustache remains.  Always kickin' out the chic and unique bouquets.

Back when I was working the beard.  Beard's gone.  Moustache remains.  Always kickin' out the chic and unique bouquets.

If you're into it, here's what I'm doing...I'm offering up a menu of small, medium, and large bouquets.  Bouquets are designer's choice...that's what makes them unique!  Small bouquets (The Crush) are $45, Medium bouquets (The Lover) are $60, and Large bouquets (The Luxe) are $80. Bouquets may be ordered ahead of time.  Orders will be taken by phone or in person until shop close Friday, February 12th.  Orders are for pick up only. The Plant Provocateur is at 3318 W. Sunset Blvd. in the newly named #silverlakeeast district in Silver Lake.  Shop can be found on the back patio behind Muddy Paw Coffee at 3320 W. Sunset Blvd.  Phone: 323-774-4836.

If last minute is your thing, I will have pre-made bouquets both in-store and outside at the TPP Flower Cart on Saturday, Feb 13th and Sunday, Valentine's Day, Feb 14th.  There will even be a few smaller grab and go bouquets throughout.  These will be available, while supplies last, through Valentine's Day. 

January Japanese Woodcarving Workshop at The Plant Provocateur!

Sunday, January 17th, The Plant Provocateur presents Master Wood Carver Yo Takimoto's Japanese Woodcarving Workshop from 12:30pm-3:30pm.  Come experience his amazingly meditative and relaxing workshop where he'll teach you the art of Japanese woodcarving. 

Workshop participants are provided with wood at the time of the workshop, tools for carving, and instruction.  The workshop session is limited to 8 people.  Class fee is $60 which includes all materials.  Workshop session takes place on the patio at The Plant Provocateur.  Event is 3 hours.  Also, this just in...just in time for El Niño...the patio is now covered during rainy days.  

Payment is required to RSVP.  You can purchase your ticket beforehand in store, on the phone by calling 323-774-4836 during open hours, or from The Plant Provocateur website under the 'Shop' menu. 

What are you in to? Future Class/Workshop Ideas for The Plant Provocateur.

Happy New Year Everyone!  So, setting things in motion at The Plant Provocateur for 2016.  I did a little thinking over the holidays and this came to mind...What kind of plant/flower/garden workshops would you, friends of TPP, be interested in attending at The Plant Provocateur on the patio this year?  What would be interesting?  I already have a few things planned but thought it would be cool to hear from you to see what else inquiring minds want to know.  If there's anything I've offered in the past that you'd like offered again, let me know.  In the meantime, I'm interested in knowing what would excite and delight you enough to attend a workshop or two or three.  Operators are standing by.

 

Holiday Gift Ideas From The Plant Provocateur Silver Lake

From Top, Left to Right...The Potion Shoppe Citrine Candle, Mixed Herb Seed Capsules, From Bottom Left to Right...Garden Spork in Grey and Black, and the Glass Wall Vase. 

From Top, Left to Right...The Potion Shoppe Citrine Candle, Mixed Herb Seed Capsules, From Bottom Left to Right...Garden Spork in Grey and Black, and the Glass Wall Vase. 

Alright team.  Here it is.  The Plant Provocateur Holiday Gift Guide.  So, next week is Christmas.  Do you have any plant obsessed people in your life?  Are you, yourself, a 'plant-a-holic'?  Well, The Plant Provocateur shop is your one stop for finding the niftiest of the niftiest plant-centric gifts around.  And if you're not plant crazy but are looking for a unique, stylish, thoughtful gift...I might have a little something for you.  Check it out....the exotically elegant Citrine Candle from L.A.'s very own The Potion Shop.  Made of coconut wax, burns for up to 60 hours and its wood wick makes the most amazing cracklin' fireplace sound.  For the seed freak...organic Mixed Herbs in a designer capsule form.  Plant the capsules, water, and boom...Basil, Parsley, and Cilantro will appear.  Need some garden tools...what about the futuristic garden spork...trowel and garden fork in one.  How about a new way to display your floral endeavors?  The glass wall vase is a vertical vision.  Stylin' and profilin'.

From Top, Left to Right...X3 Watering Can, The Plant Provocateur Gift Card, From Bottom, Left to Right, Page Thirty Three Compact Oil Burner, and Cup O' Flora glass gardens.

From Top, Left to Right...X3 Watering Can, The Plant Provocateur Gift Card, From Bottom, Left to Right, Page Thirty Three Compact Oil Burner, and Cup O' Flora glass gardens.

What about the mod design of this X3 Watering Can?  Lovin' it!  You would too.  Comes in Green, Blue, and Red.  The Plant Provocateur Gift Card also makes the perfect gift.  Perfect for sampling what The Plant Provocateur has to offer.  Anyone on your list into essential oils?  Well, have I got a gift for you.  Chapter Thirty Three's Compact Oil Burner is a cool design of flask, stand, tea light, and sample lavender essential oil.  Oh, and can we talk about what's really hot at The Plant Provocateur right now...it's the stylishly sophisticated Cup O'Flora self-watering glass gardens.  They're flying out the door.  Super chic, unique, and easy to care for! 

Top Right, Persephenie Santos Incense Cones, Bottom, Left to Right, The Upper, The Downer, The Way Down Essential Oil Blends, Hinoco's Japanese Hinoki Pine Wood Diffuser, and lastly, The auto controlled Misting Essential Oil Diffusers.

Top Right, Persephenie Santos Incense Cones, Bottom, Left to Right, The Upper, The Downer, The Way Down Essential Oil Blends, Hinoco's Japanese Hinoki Pine Wood Diffuser, and lastly, The auto controlled Misting Essential Oil Diffusers.

Continuing with the aromatherapy vibe I've got the fine wine of Palo Santo cone incense by Persephenie.  Seriously, people have been raving about the sophisticated scent these Santos cones burn!  Also featured at The Plant Provocateur are these design award winning misting essential oil diffusers.  You fill with water, add drops of your favorite essential oil or blend, and the diffuser beautifully emits a mist of olfactory delight.  Diffuser controls let you run them for 8 hours, at 20 minute on/off intervals, or until the water reservoir is empty, at which point the device automatically shuts off.  Also featured on the list are amazing essential oil blends known as The Upper, The Downer, and The Way Down.  Found within are fragrances ranging from Cedarwood, Lavender, Eucalyptus, Peppermint, Bergamot, Clary Sage, and Vetiver to name a few.  Each blend's scent will transport you to distance shores and restore you with a sense of blissful relaxation. Lastly, for some simple aroma diffusion, the Japanese hinoki pine wood diffuser by Hinoco is a beautiful design choice.  Just place drops of oil on top of the diffuser, let them soak in, and the diffuser disperses the scent organically.  Added design feature... The Hinoco diffusers are outfitted with a hollow compartment for storing your essential oil bottles that are sized to fit.  

So, that list, along with many other great gift ideas are currently in stock at The Plant Provocateur shop Silver Lake.  Shop hours are T-Sat 11-6 and Sunday 12-5.  Holiday hours are Thurs. 12/24 11-2. Fri. 12/25-Mon. 12/28 Closed For Christmas Weekend. Thurs. 12/31 11-3, Fri. 1/1-Mon.1/4 Closed For New Year's Weekend.   Online Orders for Christmas shipping end Mon. 12/21 at 12noon. 

Happy Holidays From The Plant Provocateur.

 

TPP Flower Cart Encore Sat. 12/19! Curbside Holiday Bouquets!

So this is it!  The last weekend before Christmas.  Do you need some floral fabulousness in your holiday lives?  Well bring it on down to The Plant Provocateur shop and get some holiday floral flair.  People were really digging the bouquets last weekend, so here's another chance to get yours!

I'll be street-side in front of Muddy Paw Coffee at 3320 W. Sunset Blvd. next door to Night + Market Thai Restaurant.  I'll be running a little flower cart stand from 12:30p-4:30p so that passers-by can get a chance to experience The Plant Provocateur.  I'll have $5-$20 bouquets plus other holiday horticulture $20 and up.   

It's the final holiday push, so if you need to get something unique, beautiful, and thoughtful for someone in your life come check out The Plant Provocateur.  Remember, you'll be supporting a small, independent, community friendly business in Silver Lake. 

Happy Holidays from The Plant Provocateur!

 

TPP Flower Cart Premieres Sat. 12/12 - Takin' It To The Streets!

So the holidays are here and you've got parties to go to and gifts to give.  Why not share some floral fantasy with a small bouquet (aka 'A Posy') or some holiday floral flair in the form of a succulent wreath or some seasonal swag?  Well, for the next 2 Saturdays (12/12 + 12/19) The Plant Provocateur will be taking it to the streets...actually to the sidewalk to be more exact, in front of Muddy Paw Coffee at 3320 W. Sunset Blvd. next door to Night + Market Thai Restaurant.  I'll be running a little flower cart stand so that passers-by can get a chance to experience The Plant Provocateur.  I'll have $5 to $15 posies plus other holiday horticulture $20 and up. 

Many people have only stumbled upon The Plant Provocateur shop to say they had no idea that it was hidden off the street behind Muddy Paw Coffee.   Well, I figured it was about time to move things front and center, live and in concert, street-side, so everyone could find one of Silver Lake's best kept secrets.  So, if you're in need of a quick gift or offering come find me pedaling my wares. 

Happy Holidays from The Plant Provocateur!

TPP Holiday Kokedama 'Japanese String Garden' Workshop Sun. 12/20!!!

Closing out The Plant Provocateur Holiday Workshop series is the Kokedama 'Japanese String Garden' Workshop taking place on Sunday, Dec. 20th from 10:30am-12noon.  Want to make an ultra cool holiday gift for yourself or someone in need of some plant love?  Come on over to my holiday workshop and learn to make your own string moss garden vessel planted with a super sweet Angel Vine. 

Kokedama are chic and unique plant gifts.  You can hang them in the air or display them on a flat pedestal.  This workshop will teach you how to create, build, and care for these amazing individual gardens of visual deliciousness. 

This is a hands-on workshop so come prepared to get your hands dirty.  Each participant leaves with their very own Kokedama 'Japanese String Garden'. 

The workshop takes place on the patio at The Plant Provocateur shop in Silver Lake.  Workshop fee is $60.  This includes materials and instruction.  Workshop is limited to 8 people.  Reservations may be purchased in store or online from The Plant Provocateur 'Shop' menu.

The Plant Provocateur is located at 3318 W. Sunset Blvd., in Silver Lake.  Cross street is Micheltorena.  Patio entrance is located next door to Night+Market Thai restaurant and behind Muddy Paw Coffee at 3320 W. Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90026.  Sunday metered street parking is free!

Holiday Japanese Woodcarving Workshop at TPP next Sat. 12/12!

As part of The Plant Provocateur Holiday Workshop series, Master Wood Carver Yo Takimoto returns for his final Japanese Woodcarving Workshop of the year. Yo's workshop is a Plant Provocateur favorite!  He gives woodcarving workshops both in Japan and Los Angeles.  We are super excited to have him for a return engagement.  He did a brilliant workshop for us before Thanksgiving and offered to come back for a holiday event.  He teaches you the meditative and relaxing experience of Japanese woodcarving.

Each workshop participant is provided with a choice of wood at the time of the workshop, tools for carving, and instruction.  The experience is truly meditative!  Only 1 session will be offered next Saturday, December 12th from 12:30pm-3:30pm.  Previous workshops have sold out so get your ticket today

The workshop session is limited to 8 people.  Class fee is $60 includes all materials.  Makes a really cool gift!!

Workshop session take place on the patio at The Plant Provocateur shop and is a 3 hour event.

Payment is required to RSVP.  Stop by The Plant Provocateur or call 323-774-4836 during open hours to secure your reservation. You can also purchase from The Plant Provocateur website under the 'Shop' menu.  Just click above.

The Plant Provocateur Silver Lake Holiday 2015

Super excited because it's The Plant Provocateur shop's first official holiday season!  The holiday gift stock is arriving daily and you'll be seeing some cool items featured over the next few weeks as well as a few holiday events.  The Plant Provocateur Holiday is about gifts for anyone that loves to have beauty in their lives.  Beauty you can see, smell, taste, feel, and even in some cases hear...if you really listen.  Beauty that makes you feel good.  Beauty that comforts you.  Beauty that helps you relax.  So think of this as my invitation to my month long Holiday Party at The Plant Provocateur.  So stop by.  Hang out with the plants and recharge with The Plant Provocateur Holiday vibe.

Japanese Woodcarving Workshop at The Plant Provocateur 11/22! Yo is back!!

The Plant Provocateur welcomes back, for a return engagement, esteemed Master Wood Carver Yo Takimoto!  Yo gives woodcarving workshops both in Japan and Los Angeles.  Each workshop participant is provided with a choice of wood at the time of the workshop, tools for carving, and instruction.  The experience is truly meditative!  Only 1 session will be offered.  Sunday, November 22nd, from 12:30pm-3:30pm.  The last time the workshop was offered back in June, two sessions were offered, and both sold out!  So make your reservation today!

The workshop session is limited to 8 people.  Class fee is $60 includes all materials.  Makes a really cool gift!!

Workshop session take place on the patio at The Plant Provocateur shop and is a 3 hour event.

Payment is required to RSVP.  Stop by The Plant Provocateur or call 323-774-4836 during open hours to secure your reservation.