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Plants mentioned in BBC Tatton Park Flower Show 2013 Coverage

Here is a list of plants (and links, where available) of the plants and flowers mentioned in this year’s Tatton Park Flower Show Coverage. For more information on the Tatton Park Flower show, visit the BBC Web Site. Araucaria araucana – Monkey Puzzle Tree Armeria maritima ‘Alba’ Stachys byzantia – Lamb’s Ears Dianthus deltoides ‘Arctic […]

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 […]

Event: 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 Saturday, June 8th 9am to 5pm (Lectures start at 10:00)Sunday, June 9th 9am to 4pm (Kids’ events start at 10:30) Learn how landscaping with drought tolerant plants can save money and water. The festival will include: • Interior Educational Displays […]

Chelsea Garden Show – Mentioned Plants – Day 5 – May 24, 2013

It’s was raining in Chelsea today, but the show continued with a ton of plants mentioned.   Dahlia ‘Tommy Keith’ Dahlia ‘Bishop of Llandaff’ Geranium Rozanne – Plant of the Centenary Entry (9 of 10) 1993-2002 Streptocarpus ‘Harlequin Blue’  – Plant of the Centenary Entry (10 of 10) 2003-2012 Rhododendron macabeanum Picea glauca ‘Albertina Conica’ Pinus wallichiana Nepeta […]

Chelsea Garden Show – Mentioned Plants – Day 4 – May 23, 2013

Talk of sculpture, tons of native plants and more in this day’s coverage of the Chelsea Garden Show.    Erysimum ‘Bowles’s Mauve’ – Plant of the Centenary Entry (7 of 10) 1973-1982 Heuchera villosa ‘Palace Purple’ – Plant of the Centenary Entry (8 of 10) 1983-1992 Iris ‘Petit Tigre’ Lupinus ‘Terracotta’  Geum rivale Allium schoenoprasnum (Chives) Geum […]

Chelsea Garden Show – Mentioned Plants – Day 3 – May 22, 2013

Education is the focus of today’s Chelsea Garden Show, which is one of the stated missions of the Royal Horticultural Society. We learned about grafting apples, UK produce and more. You can see all 10 plants from    Ginko Biloba Pittosporum tenuifolium ‘Tom Thumb’  Rosa Iceberg ‘Korbin’– Plant of the Centenary Entry (5 of 10) 1953-1962 View all […]

Chelsea Garden Show 2013 this week

This week marks the 100th anniversary — The Centenary — of the Chelsea Garden Show in England. I have never been able to attend, but each year I watch from afar as show gardens, new plants and new ideas a shared via the web, YouTube and more. You can check out the basic of the […]

Elsewhere: Recap of Southern California Spring Garden Show 2013

My friend, Keri from Animalbytes, joined my wife and I for a trip to the Southern California Spring Garden Show in Costa Mesa, California last Friday. She has written up her recap of the show and included her own pictures of the event. Check out Keri’s recap and photos Read more on this topic: Photos: […]