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Succulents That Like Stress

If there’s a good thing about our too-hot Southern California summers, it’s that heat makes certain succulents turn color. A case in point is Aloe nobilis, which in my garden grows in nutrient-poor decomposed granite with minimal water. Continue Reading →

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Dogs in the Garden

In honor of the Westminister Kennel Club dog show Feb. 14-15 at Madison Square Garden, it’s appropriate to show a few dogs in the garden.  The above photo captures a sweet moment between artist Cathy Carey and one of her golden retrievers.

Susan Miller’s yellow lab is on the job 24-7, bringing her things and providing a strong back to lean on when she moves from wheelchair to sofa.

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