Loree at Danger Garden shares her favorite plants in the garden every week, and spring is a good time to join in, when so much is fleeting and the turnover in favorites comes at a rapid pace. True, that’s not … Continue reading
a very polite and well-timed rain arrived after the Thanksgiving holiday, sometime after midnight. On Wednesday I brought in chairs that summered in the garden for holiday duty. The new rain gutters gurgled musically as they efficiently carried rain away … Continue reading
Looking at the front fence, in back of which, planted along the sidewalk, is a row of box hedging, now over 7 feet tall. Height restrictions of course limit privacy options for fences along the sidewalk, but as far as … Continue reading
Posted in agaves, woody lilies, plant crushes, Plant Portraits, succulents
Tagged Agave 'Jaws', Agave 'Mr. Ripple', Agave potatorum, Beschorneria yuccoides 'Flamingo Glow, Buxus microphylla japonica, hedges, Olea europaea 'Little Ollie'
It’s plant catalogue season. Plant Delights and Derry Watkins’ Special Plants both arrived in the mail today, although I also seem to be getting quite a lot via email. Selfishly, my preferred format for the long, slow perusal required of … Continue reading
Posted in plant nurseries, Plant Portraits
Tagged ' Plant Delights Nursery, Agave 'Jaws', Agave 'Mr. Ripple', binomial nomenclature, Carl Linnaeus, Clay Shirky, David McCallum, Derry Watkins, Euphorbia 'Silver Swan, journal Nature, journal Science News, Lophomyrtus x ralphii 'Red Dragon', Melianthus major 'Purple Haze', Outer Limits, Special Plants Nursery, taxonomy