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My working title for this post was overplanted.com, but I’m glad I checked before posting — that already belongs to Tom Fischer! Yesterday seemed like a good time to check out Roger’s Gardens in Newport Beach for fall planting. In … Continue reading

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Bloom Day March 2016

No flowers open yet, but the long-awaited beschorneria bloom stalk itself is stare-worthy. Parrot colors of vivid red with buds tipped in green. Improbably taller every day, with new subtle twists and angles to admire It passed by the Euphorbia … Continue reading

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Bloom Day February 2016

This warm weather (90 again today!) is pushing an early spring. The first bloom of the many reseeded Papaver setigerum obligingly opened this morning for Bloom Day. Meanwhile, the winter-blooming aloes aren’t ready to yield the spotlight yet. Aloe ‘Jacob’s … Continue reading

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