• Flowers
  • Butterflies Being Awesome

    Gulf Fritillary caterpillar If you grow it they will come! A few days ago I was hacking at the passionflower where it was trying to eat our Canary Island Sage and found this little dude hanging out. Passiflora ‘Oaklandia’ Here’s the Passiflora he likes to chomp on which is fine with me since there is […]

  • Flowers
  • Spring Flower Freakout

    Hurray for flowers! Did you know that I’m a flower freak? We still have lots succulents hanging around, but I’m flower crazy. This was taken about a month ago and many of those annuals have passed on to make room for a bunch of seedlings from past plants. Linaria reticulata ‘Flamenco’ the orangey red plant […]

  • Private Gardens
  • Garden for the Soul

    Wonderful waterfall Two weekends ago we took a little break from unpacking our stuff (yeah, it took over three weeks to get our crap) and headed over to garden designer Raul Zumba’s fabulous Garden for the Soul, part of The Garden Conservatory’s Open Days program. I can’t find a website for him, so let me […]