Friday, November 16th, 2012

News16 Nov 2012 04:31 pm

Cactus and Succulents are often described as being “architectural” but now someone wants you to know they are the heart and soul of modern architectural design. I may be exagerating.

Symmetrical cactus sets off modern design

The orderly nature of modern design appeals to our need for simplicity in a progressively complex world. The simple lines of both modern architecture and interiors offer respite from strip commercial, traffic and media where color and image change faster than ever….

(O)ne group of plants seems intrinsically suited to modern design. It is the cactus…

We often suggest a lineup of simple column cacti to set off a modern house. But not just column cacti will work. It turns out that a lot of Agaves are also just as successfully merged into modern architectural design as the cactus. So there. And don’t get me started on the Dasylirions.

Whippets16 Nov 2012 12:03 pm


Nursery16 Nov 2012 08:45 am

It’s our latest Gamago kids T-Shirt. So cute! I wonder why we carry things like this? They don’t have anything to do with cactus or succulents do they? No. But soooo cute!!!!!