Agave Cold Tolerance
Tuesday, October 20, 2020
On Saturday, I finally got around to a project I'd been postponing for quite a while: trimming the Yucca queretaroensis in the smaller ...
Sunday, October 18, 2020
Jeremy Spath's Hidden Agave Ranch: the greenhouse
In my first post about Hidden Agave Ranch, I showed you the spectacular grounds and many of the agaves Jeremy has growing in the ground. Th...
Wednesday, October 14, 2020
Jeremy Spath's Hidden Agave Ranch: the grounds
On my recent trip to Southern California, I finally had the opportunity to visit a place at the very top of my plant-related bucket list: Hi...
Monday, October 12, 2020
Serious cactus collector = seriously large greenhouse
In my recent post about my friend Theresa's garden—remember her incredible Southwest-inspired home?—I mentioned that she and her son, a...
Friday, October 9, 2020
Quick trip to Annie's Annuals—20% off sale until October 11, 2020
I unexpectedly found myself with some free time on Thursday morning so I decided to make a quick trip to Annie's Annuals in Richmond, a...
Wednesday, October 7, 2020
A Southwest garden experience in Sacramento, California
With very few occasions to visit other gardens this year, I jump at every opportunity I get. And I really struck gold a couple of weeks ago ...
Monday, October 5, 2020
We all need a bit of magic in our lives right now. Here's my contribution for today. Take a cactus with seemingly gray spines: Spray it ...
Saturday, October 3, 2020
‘Mad Cow’, in with
Agave 'Mad Cow', a hybrid between Agave bovicornuta and Agave colorata , began to flower in the driveway bed earlier this year: Ag...
Wednesday, September 30, 2020
Solana Succulents is my kind of nursery
My previous post was about Roger's Garden, an upscale destination nursery in Corona del Mar, a wealthy coastal community south of Los A...
Saturday, September 26, 2020
Quick visit to Roger's Gardens, Orange County's premier destination nursery
I just got back from a quick trip to Southern California to drop daughter #2 off at college (again). Traffic through the Los Angeles area wa...
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