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January 31, 2011

Garden Tours

Statsny Sculpture Gardens

Statsny Sculpture Gardens

Okay, Okay, I know I said this blog was for local gardens/ gar­den­ing but it’s Jan­u­ary and there is not a lot to see right now!  And so, for your view­ing plea­sure, we’ll post a few from OTHER places! I had the great gar­den­ing plea­sure of spend­ing 18 months as an “Ore­gon­ian”.  That green, happy place where nearly ALL plants grow.  It was not uncom­mon to dis­cover an unex­pected gar­den to visit while trav­el­ing on the back­roads through the Willamette…

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Nurseries & Suppliers

Proven Winners Succulents

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Col­or­ful suc­cu­lents have been all the rage for awhile in Cal­i­for­nia.  And why not? The tex­ture, tone and tac­tile qual­i­ties are irre­sistable.  They are hardy plants in that winter-warm region but, sadly, most are sim­ply ten­der peren­ni­als here (unless you bring them in for the winter). Other than the har­di­ness issues, they are actu­ally excel­lent choices for con­tainer gar­dens here in our dry, arid state.  This is espe­cially true if you’re one of those gar­den­ers (like me) who MIGHT for­get to water in…

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