But then those nurseries lack the unerring eye for great plants that exemplifies San Marcos Growers.
Forget knocking off a Brink’s truck, doesn’t this photo tempt one into considering The Great Plant Heist? (kidding!)
Among the speakers for the October 1 Field Day were:
Debra Lee Baldwin, author and garden photojournalist;
Carol Bornstein, author, garden designer, and past director of horticulture at the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden;
John Greenlee, author, garden designer, and grass specialist;
Robert Perry, author, instructor, and landscape architect; Dr. Matt Ritter, author, botanist and instructor;
and Susan Van Atta, author and landscape architect.
And now we’ll let the agaves, furcraeas, opuntias, grasses, and other plants strut their luminous, shimmering, glorious stuff.