When my job canceled today, I knew exactly where I wanted to go before breakfast, before even the first cup of coffee. The local neighborhood prairie. It’s something you don’t see everyday in my coastal neighborhood in Los Angeles County, … Continue reading
Some photos of Portland, Oregon gardens visited mid July that welcome flowers to varying degrees. Procreation is messy (to paraphrase a former secretary of defense), and zero emphasis on flowers and their disheveled aftermath is the answer for some gardens. … Continue reading
I got in too late yesterday for photos for a Bloom Day post, so made a head start last night on checking out the blogs linked on Carol’s May Dreams Gardens host site for Bloom Day. I think that’s the … Continue reading
Posted in Bloom Day, Plant Portraits, succulents
Tagged Allium sphaerocephalum, Aloe distans, Anigozanthos 'Yellow Gem', Argyranthemum haouarytheum, Bouteloua gracilis, Cannonmois grandis, Cannonmois virgata, Eryngium padanifolium, Foliage Followup, International Garden Center & Floral Design, Melinus nerviglumis, Passiflora sanguinolenta, Pennisetum 'Sky Rocket', Persicaria amplexicaulis, platycerium, Prostranthera ovalifolia 'Variegata, Ruby Grass, Salvia canariensis var. candissima, staghorn fern, Teucrium hircanicum
The devoted gathered to hear Mr. Baldwin of the premiere West Coast nursery San Marcos Growers give a talk at Roger’s Gardens last Saturday on new plant introductions. Be warned that this post will be plant-wonkish in the extreme.
Posted in garden travel, Plant Portraits
Tagged Acacia cognata 'Cousin Itt', Adenanthos cuneatus 'Coral Drift', Agave 'Mateo', Agonis flexuosa 'Jedda's Dream', Agonis flexuosa 'Nana', Australian Native Plants, Beaucarnea 'Gold Star', Berzelia lanuginose, Bouteloua gracilis, Cordyline 'Design-a-line Burgundy', Dianella caerulea 'King Alfred', Lomandra longifolia 'Nyalla', Lygeum spartum, mediterranean climate, Phylica arborea, Phylica plumosa, Randy Baldwin, Roger's Gardens, San Marcos Growers, Sherman Library & Gardens, Solanum xanti, Thomasia solanacea 'Velvet Star', UCSC Koala Blooms plant introductions, Westringia fruticosa 'Mundi', Wollemia nobilis