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slow but steady Agave ‘Mateo’

What a difference almost a year makes. Photo above taken May 2015. Agave ‘Mateo’ is directly in front of the varigateted agave, swamped in grass, leaf tips just visible. Not a a nice way to treat a prize agave, but … Continue reading

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better know an agave

A rogue’s gallery of agaves from Jud’s garden. Some of these I know, some I’m guessing at, and some have really stumped me. If you have an idea, I’m all ears. Agave potatorum? With Agave macroacantha in the background Agave … Continue reading

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driveby agave garden details

Some details from Jud’s garden. It was this beet red crassula and Coppertone Stonecrop (Sedum nussbaumerianum) that first drew my attention to this bit of detailed planting. The crassula looks like C. pubescens ssp. radicans. The longer I looked, the … Continue reading

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driveby agave garden

I have the Long Beach Marathon to thank for finding this garden. No, I didn’t run the marathon, more like actively avoided it. The marathon barricades cut off much of my end of Long Beach on October 6, so trying … Continue reading

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