Far Out Flora

May 31, 2010
by Megan

Tree Fern Dell

There’s a cool little stretch in Golden Gate Park called Tree Fern Dell, across the street from the Conservatory of Flowers. It’s filled with Australian tree ferns (Dicksonia antarctica) and Giant gunnera (Gunnera manicata) and a nice mix of plants … Continue reading

May 29, 2010
by Megan
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Orange and Lemon

Last week of Propagation Class had us on a field trip down to Four Winds Growers in Fremont CA.  They are best know for their citrus, and always playing around with other fruiting trees and shrubs. The rainfall stopped briefly, … Continue reading

May 28, 2010
by Megan

Weird Wisconsin

While back in Madison, WI walking back and forth to Olbrich Gardens, I took some pics of yards in action. I could work with this larger than life chicken in the back garden. Real chickens would be better of course. … Continue reading

May 27, 2010
by Megan

Chomp 2! Return of the Carnivorous Plants

Hurray for Chomp 2! Return of the Carnivorous Plants exhibition at the Conservatory of Flowers! Matti and I just checked it out. Peter D’Amato, author of The Savage Garden: Cultivating Carnivorous Plants, provided tons of specimens for the exhibition. Peter … Continue reading