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June 2013

Interesting Plant: Eremurus ‘Lemon Meringue’

Interesting Plant: Eremurus ‘Lemon Meringue’ As is often the case, I am struck by a plant for this series simply by the way it looks in pictures. Sometimes those pictures aren’t the most accurate representation of the plant, but they do send me down the road of investigating a particular plant and seeing how it might […]

Is “slow gardening” for you? It describes me quite well!

I came across the article below on Houzz.com and it reminded me of my own gardening ethic. Yes, I could foresee having a lovely, showy, complete garden to enjoy, but I do gain a lot of enjoyment out of the actual “doing” of the garden. Recently, I have been focusing on propagating as many plants […]

Garden Alphabet: Dudleya

Garden Alphabet: Dudleya There are tons of different types of Dudleya. You could make your gardening life a study in them alone. I snapped this shot at the Los Angeles Cactus and Succulent Show and Plant a few weeks ago. You can find all my pictures from the show, and a montage video, in  these […]

Horticulture/Garden Jobs Available – Search by location and keyword

Check out our list of horticulture jobs (and others) available via SimplyHired.com. Enter your location for jobs close to you. You can also search on other keywords. Read more on this topic: Horticulture/Garden Jobs Available – Search by location and keyword Horticulture/Garden Jobs Available – Search by location and keyword Horticulture/Garden Jobs Available – Search […]

Video: In the garden short…Grass

What is it that attracts our eye to moving grass in the garden? I think it is the chaotic, unpredictable movement — the same reason we love to watch waves, waterfalls and streams flowing by.   Please Like this video and/or subscribe to my channel on YouTube. Your likes and subscriptions directly reflect how many […]

Interesting Plant: Lupine “Sunrise” (Lupinus hartwegii)

Interesting Plant: Lupine “Sunrise” (Lupinus hartwegii) Via PInterest User Mary Derrick Interesting Plant: Lupine “Sunrise” (Lupinus hartwegii) “Lupinus, commonly known as lupin or lupine (North America), is a genus of flowering plants in the legume family (Fabaceae). The genus comprises about 280 species (Hughes), with major centers of diversity in South and Western North America (Subgen. Platycarpos […]

Video: Container Garden Update 31: Lettuce and lavender…and geraniums,too

This frugal lettuce is working, but the high heat is also causing others to bolt. I take cuttings from our 17-year-old geranium and also some lavender in hopes of making more. Can’t see the video above? Watch “Container Garden Update 31” on YouTube   Watch the “Container Vegetable Garden” Playlist for all related videos Please like this […]

Video: Montage from visit to the Los Angeles Cactus & Succulent Society 13th Annual Show and Plant Sale

Los Angeles Cactus & Succulent Society 13th Annual Show and Plant Sale and Drought Tolerant Plant Festival Here is a 4:15 min video I created using 66 photos from our visit to the show on Saturday, June 8, 2013. The show continues on Sunday, June 9, 2013. Full information is available at the link above. Related: Panoramic […]

Photo: Los Angeles Cactus & Succulent Society 13th Annual Show and Plant Sale and Drought Tolerant Plant Festival

Los Angeles Cactus & Succulent Society 13th Annual Show and Plant Sale and Drought Tolerant Plant Festival Here are 66 photos I took during our visit to the show on Saturday, June 8, 2013. The show continues on Sunday, June 9, 2013. Full information is available at the link above. You can watch a slide show of […]

Photo: Panoaramas from Los Angeles Cactus & Succulent Society 13th Annual Show and Plant Sale and Drought Tolerant Plant Festival

The show continues tomorrow (Sunday June 9, 2013) Here are 4 panoramas I took during our visit to the show today. Click the image, then click the image that opens again to see in full resolution. Los Angeles Cactus & Succulent Society 13th Annual Show and Plant Sale and Drought Tolerant Plant Festival Saturday, June 8th 9am […]