cold hardy succulents

Create a Cold-Tolerant Succulent Wreath

– Posted in: Succulents

This lovely succulent wreath is suitable for regions of the US where winters are as cold as 10 to 15 degrees F.  Cold-hardy succulents include small sedums (stonecrops), sempervivums (hens and chicks), and Crassula sarcocaulis (bonsai crassula). Above is Katie Christensen of Waterwise Botanicals Nursery with a wreath she and I made for YouTube.   Materials include a [...]

Picture This Photo Contest for July: Flowering Trees

– Posted in: Garden Photography

The theme for the Picture This Photo Contest for July is (drum roll please)  flowering trees. We're delighted that the judge for this month is Rob Cardillo, a colleague and friend of several of us at GGW. Rob has been photographing gardens, plants and the people who tend gardens for the last 20 years. Formerly the Director of Photography for Organic Gardening [...]