Wednesday, November 28th, 2012

Blogs28 Nov 2012 03:00 pm

Gardening Succs took a visit to our own Cactus Jungle and lots of pictures ensued.

Did they enjoy their visit?

Our verdict? This place is worth a trek–and we’ll certainly be back!

Blogs28 Nov 2012 12:23 pm

If this blog were a tumblr blog then all I would have to do is click the link to repost this item from the tumblr-o-sphere.

But no! I have a proper blog and all so I have to do a proper entry and calculate the settings and find the links and copy and paste and credit and so on, too.

And what is this really about? Christmas Cacti! Singing!

via CactGuy.

Also from CactGuy, this post linked from BatesNursery which was linked from Woseph of a mixed pot that Joseph planted up at the nursery. Things do seem to get around on the tumblr-nets.

California Native Plants28 Nov 2012 11:12 am

Datura discolor

Nice flowers. And it’s in the Solanum Family (Solanaceae) so you know the leaves are poisonous. Why is it called Thorn Apple? Because of this:

Nursery28 Nov 2012 09:19 am

Lotus “Amazon Sunset”

Here’s another picture of the lotus in a hanging basket.