Monthly Archives: December 2010

An update on Echeverias (and an Aloe)

Just a few plants with updated IDs. This was purchased as a NOID. Guessed to be an Echeveria ‘Perle von Nurnbug’ at first. I now think it’s a Graptoveria ‘Fred Ives’. The leaves are much longer than the rounded leaves … Continue reading

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What’s looking good now

It’s pretty quiet outside, nothing’s going on but it was warm enough today to go out and take some pictures. Here are two plants looking pretty good this winter. Euonymus cv. – probably planted when the house was built 30+ … Continue reading

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New Camera, Pictures of (some of) the pets etc

I’ve upgraded my camera from a Nikon D40 to a D90. (You can skip this wall of text if you don’t care about the details). What does this mean? Not a whole lot right now since I’m still learning how … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas

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An indoor floral arrangement

My last day of work before Christmas and the greens were on sale priced to clear. I decided I might as well do something for inside, though floral is really not my area at all it is pretty similar to … Continue reading

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More Container Designs, Part 4 of 4

Here’s the last instalment of containers for this season. At first there are some pots I made earlier on when the going was good and customers didn’t have budgets and we still had materials. Until this point I had avoided … Continue reading

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New Succulents – Some IDs needed.

I was at Wal-Mart and thought I’d better check out their plant section, just in case and I’m glad I did! Amongst the pots of dead cacti which looked like they’d never been watered I found a nice pot of … Continue reading

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Oncidium Gold Dust again

Oncidium Gold Dust I know I just posted a picture of this one yesterday for Bloom Day but here’s a much much better shot (click through to view larger) of this Oncidium (which also has twice as many flowers open … Continue reading

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Agave desmettiana ‘Variegata’?

Just hoping someone can confirm this ID – it’s the mother plant I got my pup off of.

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Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day – December 2010

Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day for December 2010. Lets do this Wordless Wednesday style. Mammillaria prolifera Den. Christy Dawn Onc. Gold Dust Saintpaulia ‘Black Ace’

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