Fall has been stupidly busy, but I’m so glad I made it out to Pomona last Saturday for John Greenlee’s Meadow Grass Fall Festival, the second year it’s been held. Let’s cross our grubby, fall-planting fingers and hope for another … Continue reading
Posted in agaves, woody lilies, design, plant nurseries
Tagged ' Dalea capitata 'Sierra Gold, ' Eremophila glabra 'Mingenew Gold', ' Yucca pallida, Acacia redolens 'Desert Carpet, Agave gypsophila 'Ivory Curls', Bouteloua gracilis 'Blonde Ambition', Cupressus guadalupensis, Daylily 'Salmon Sheen', Euphorbia antisyphilitica, Gossypium harknessii, Grant Lee Stevenson, Greenwood Garden, John Greenlee, John Schoustra, Melampodium leucanthum, Mountain States Wholesale Nursery, Pennisetum spathiolatum, Poa cita, Portulacaria afra minima, Scutellaria sp. 'Starfire, Senecio medley-woodii, The American Meadow Garden, Wendy Proud, Yucca rupicola
Southern California, a mile from the ocean, zone 10, spring a couple months ahead of most of the country. With the grasses joining the frothy euphorbias in bloom, there’s now a supercharged atmosphere that animates the garden. I love it … Continue reading
Posted in Bloom Day, Plant Portraits
Tagged ' Amicia zygomeris, ' Euphorbia 'Ascot Rainbow', Aloe thompsonii, Annies Annuals, Bloom Day, Euphorbia characias 'Silver Swan', Fuchsia 'Hawkshead', Geranium maderense 'Alba', Geum magellanicum, Libertia peregrinans, Luzula sylvatica 'Aurea', May Dreams Gardens, Patersonia drummondii, Pennisetum spathiolatum, Salvia verticillata 'Purple Rain'
This pennisetum, the Slender Veldt Grass from South Africa, has been on my mind for some time. The form of it has, at least. I didn’t know its name until last week. I was hoping to find this form in … Continue reading