Around town, wedged into narrow strips of land under gigantic transmission towers emitting EMF radiation, can be seen rows and rows of plant stock being grown.
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.