Striking Succulent Gardens By Gabriel
Botanica Nova and Grow Nursery
I’ve been thinking about rock gardens lately, specifically The Allen Centennial Garden on UW-Madison’s campus. It’s pretty amazing in general, but their rock garden is so good that NARGS (North American Rock Garden Society) even had a meeting in Madison. In 2019 it even won the Frank Cabot Public Rock Garden Award. I’d never seenContinue reading “Rad Allen Centennial Rock Garden”
Avert your eyes Danger Garden I’m about to talk smack about an Agave. It’s not a bad Agave, just poorly placed. Did we bother to google Agave americana or even “blue agave” before getting one off of craigslist for free? Nope. We may not have had iphones back then, but we did have wifi andContinue reading “Friday Garden F*ck Ups: The Agave”
It’s that magical time of the year when all the giant clumps of Aloe arborescens are full of flowers. Go to the SF Botanical Garden now to see all this awesomeness. I’ve always liked the corally colored guy in the upper succulent garden. The entire garden is looking pretty great right now You may not know this, but weContinue reading “Aloe arborescens = Awesome”
Oh the humanity! I’ve been feeling kind of bad about these guys for awhile now. They look so sad all jammed in that shallow little box. They don’t get a lot of sun these days either, since they’re on the winter shade side of the patio. We had a non-functional Weber grill out back, so…Continue reading “Grilling Up Succulents”
Rusty old tire rim container from Succulent Gardens in Castroville. I’ve sadly misplaced all of the other pics from the original post, but dug up some good pics from our vault.