Being cooped up in an apartment in the towering shade of immense Pseudotsuga menziesii (Douglas Fir) may not be great … Continue reading Planning a xeriscape
We are rapidly approaching the last few weeks where the xeriscape in my front yard will look good. We have … Continue reading The dry rock wall; 2017
It turns out I have bees visiting my cactus. I never expected to get fruit from my cacti, but I … Continue reading Echinopsis grandiflora fruit!
I was hoping that I wouldn’t miss out on my Echinopsis grandiflora blooming this year. I guess I never really … Continue reading Memorial Day surprises!
I know this fat little cactus hasn’t completely opened up it’s blooms yet, but it is so close! This time … Continue reading Echinopsis grandiflora is happy
Now that we’ve moved into the new house, it’s time for some plants. There is a nice sized rock wall … Continue reading The dry rock wall, in the rain
Rather than write a ton about all the different succulents in this greenhouse, I’ll just let you take a look. … Continue reading Dunedin Botanic Garden; the cactus house
The Christchurch Botanic Garden surprised me on more than one level. They don’t just play host to a spectacular array … Continue reading Christchurch Botanic Gardens; Alpine House
A simple title, and a simple post. This rock garden belongs to the Auckland Botanic Garden. It occupies a very … Continue reading A rock garden