Tag Archive for succulents

Succulent Fountain

The drought in California has made for some interesting garden challenges this year. We are now currently in Stage 3 where I live which means even fountains that recirculate water should be turned off. So what does one do with…

Sometimes I Get to Play in My Yard!

Like the mechanic that never fixes his own car, my poor yard can suffer terrible neglect in the spring when the nursery is busy. But now that things are winding down, I’ve had the time and energy to play in…

Make More Iceplant

Iceplant (Delosperma cooperi) is one of those plants that we sort of take for granted most of the year here on the Central Coast. But come spring when it starts to bloom, you better put your shades on. The bright…

Make a Strawberry Jar Birdbath

I’ve been coveting these glazed birdbaths with planting pockets similar to the one pictured here. But with so many other things I need for the yard and a price tag of $139, they are pretty low on the list right…

Weekly Meow–Creativity

“In order to have a real relationship with our creativity, we must take the time and care to cultivate it.” — Julia Cameron I loved reading “The Artists Way” many years ago. It was my first encounter with a book…

Weekly Meow–November 20

Joseph at Greensparrow Gardens gave us an introduction to an unusual (at least for me) variety cyclamen. I love the narrower, pointy leaves and color patterns. I love reading Joseph’s blog not only for the information but for the enthusiasm…