Blogs&Oakland15 Feb 2014 07:20 am

I Can Stop Tomorrow‘s Mark has a spectacular curly leafed aloe coming into bloom.

Aloe vanbalenii!

Click the link!¬†Apparently there’s been some tsuris between this Aloe and the A. Hercules behind. Read the whole story to find out about it.

And while Mark uses Oakland hipster terms like “super jel” I use old Yiddish words like “tsuris” so there’s that.

Oakland24 Aug 2013 11:46 am

Oakland Succulents

San Pablo Ave., Oakland

California Native Plants&Oakland17 Jul 2013 11:53 am


Dudleya brittonii surrounded by a sea of Othonna capensis in bloom.

Oakland16 Jul 2013 12:30 pm

grand ave

Grand Ave, Oakland

Mixed Succulents

Oakland10 Jul 2013 10:54 am


Grand Ave., Oakland
Saguaro cactus in bloom

Nice technique!

California Native Plants&Oakland20 Aug 2012 09:43 am

Chabot Rd.

Romneya coulteri in the dusk.

Oakland19 Aug 2012 07:39 am

Chabot Rd., Oakland

Cereus peruvianus as a large cactus street tree.