Founder +
Creative Director

of Bonny Doon Garden Company

Teresa Sabankaya Bonny Doon Garden CoTeresa Sabankaya is the founder and owner of Bonny Doon Garden Company  since 1999- a full service floral design studio, florist and botanical gift shop. Teresa holds a greatly influential position as one of the most innovative florists in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Teresa’s floral designs have become highly desirable due to their unique style of arranging and elegant garden appeal. Teresa’s designs carry a chic and nostalgic feel, like a just gathered from the garden bouquet of exquisite high-end blooms.  Because of their garden origin, her designs emit a familiarity to people while calibrating the soul.

Recent News & Happenings

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Bloom Day- September

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It’s bloom day! Well, it’s a little past, but better late than never 🙂 I’m feeling a little bit guilty and sad this morning.  The fires are raging in the…


Featured on Debra Prinzing’s Website

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Natural Dye Ribbon

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While in Seattle for the Slow Flowers Summit, I attended a natural ribbon dyeing workshop hosted by Susanna Luck of  Nettle Textiles.  Check out her website!  It’s so beautiful 😉…


Floral Fashion Styled Shoot -American Flowers Week!

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I have always loved a good styled photo shoot, but my heart soared and excitement set in quickly when Debra Prinzing asked me to create a floral fashion shoot in preparation…

Flowers really do intoxicate me.

– Vita Sackville-West