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Rediscovering Agave guadalajarana

My memory of the name of this agave planted years ago in the front garden went as far as guada-something. Easy enough to plug in a partial search string, right? Yet searches always narrowed down to the most likely suspect, … Continue reading

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Great name for a garden blog (or coffee house, dance company). The term has stuck with me since first reading it used by Gertrude Jekyll in her color theories for gardens. I can’t locate my Gertrude Jekyll compendium at the … Continue reading

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