Saturday, February 2nd, 2013

Blogs02 Feb 2013 03:47 pm

Danger Garden visited the Cactus Ranch in New Mexico and photos ensued. I especially like the ghost Euphorbias. But there’s enough photos to last anyone in their right mind hours of fun and entertainment.

Nursery02 Feb 2013 02:00 pm


That’s a Dimetrodon about to nibble on a Lithops.

Bad dinosaur!

Plants02 Feb 2013 08:47 am


Grevillea “Magic Lantern”

Native to Australia
Evergreen Shrub

Sun: Full Sun
Water: Low, in well-draining soil
Size: 3ft tall x 4-6ft. wide
Mounding low shrub that often stays below 1ft. tall, but can grow up a bit with encouragement. Grey foliage and showy red flower clusters. Do not cut back in summer before blooming. Do not fertilize, do not overwater. Hardy to 28F.

Grevillea have their own subfamily, Grevilleoideae, in the Protea Family, Proteaceae. It was named in honour of Charles Francis Greville.