Rebecca Sweet

Succulent Extravaganza Recap

– Posted in: Garden Adventures, Succulents
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See the seahorse? It's sempervivums planted in vertical panels. This was one of many lovely and unusual sights at the second annual Succulent Extravaganza at Succulent Gardens nursery in Castroville, CA last week. A terrace at the nursery is planted with Agave 'Blue Glow' (foreground) and Agave 'Blue Flame' (background). One-third of my forthcoming book, [...]

New Sunset Western Garden Book Giveaway

– Posted in: Miscellaneous
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Congratulations to our winners! All have been notified by email: Paul from Palm Springs, CA, whose favorite plant is Justicia california (chuperosa). Shirley from San Antonio, TX, whose favorite plant is Texas mountain laurel. Lise from Bonny Doon, CA, who loves hellebores and antique roses, and who dreams of tomatoes. Candy from Roseville, CA, whose [...]