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  • January Bloom Day Fun

      Tillandsia crocata It’s January 14th almost 15th, which means it’s May Dreams Gardens, Garden Bloggers Bloom Day time. We’ve got some blooms going on. This cute little Tillandsia crocata was a souvenir from our trip down south. It’s eeny weeny little yellow flower is surprisingly fragrant. We’ll be blogging about Rainforest Flora (epiphyte heaven […]

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  • December Bloom Day

    Cerinthe retorta It’s the 15th of December, which means Garden Bloggers Bloomday is in action (at least for us lucky enough to live in places where things are blooming in December.) We planted this cool Cerinthe retorta maybe a month or two ago. I freaked out with joy when I learned that there was another […]

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  • Cranking Out Containers

    Fish Full of Succulents Two weekends ago we spent both sunny warm days playing in the garden. When I wasn’t shoving teeny little succulents in globes, I was shoving bigger succulents in this plastic fish we bought for a dollar in Alameda (shout out to Aunt Debbie for taking us to a great “store” of […]

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  • It’s October, and things are blooming!

      Crassula corymbulosa “Red Pagoda” *   Happy October Bloom Day! We’ve got stuff blooming in our backyard right now. A couple succulents are doing cool things. This  Red Pagoda rocks! Sounds like this guy is going to shatter in to a bunch of  little leaves after the flower is spent. New babies will pop […]

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  • Sweet Succulents In Our Garden

    Echeveria love Way back in the day we only had one Echeveria gibbiflora. Now we have at least three decent sized ruffle heads. We’ve had quite a few sunny days recently, so I took a bunch of pictures of our succulents out back. Dunce caps are starting to happen How adorable is this Orostachys iwarenge […]