Summer Suns

summer suns

To me nothing says summer like sunshine and sunflowers.

The living’s easy and the veggies are free.

Stay tuned for a recipe of what you can do with all those hot chilis you’re growing.

Posted for the DP Weekly Photo Challenge – Summer Lovin


Field Trip to Annie’s

I went to Annie’s Annuals in Richmond, CA yesterday to help fuel my plant fetish. Just a few photos of the amazing flowers I saw in their display gardens. I basically wanted to buy one of everything.

See way more plant photos HERE

Upon Closer Inspection

A DP Weekly Photo Challenge: Perspective

These medusoid euphorbias aren’t as striking as some of the colorful flowers and succulents planted around the Ruth Bancroft Garden. But if you take a closer look and really pay attention to the details, your opinion might be changed.

“We can complain because rose bushes have thorns, or rejoice because thorn bushes have roses.” ― Abraham Lincoln (via Goodreads)


Tiny Miracles

“Beauty surrounds us, but usually we need to be walking in a garden to know it.”  -Rumi

Euphorbia flanaganii

Euphorbia flanaganii

The closer you look, the more you see.


Flowers in My Garden

I actually got home when it was still light out yesterday and got to take some pictures of my garden. Little miracles everywhere.

See more photos of my garden HERE



Echeveria universes

Echeverias are a great reminder that growth starts in the center and travels outward.

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Color on a Cloudy Day

It’s raining in California, finally. Here is a little color for your late winter blahs. Gasteria blooms at the Ruth Bancroft Garden.

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