Far Out Flora

January 27, 2011
by Megan

Countless Cacti

California Cactus Center was on our list of places to check out.  Glad we did.  They have some cool skool specimens hanging out…and for sale. I’d be the first to admit…we really don’t have a lot of cactus in our … Continue reading

January 25, 2011
by Megan

Penjing at Huntington

Penjing at the Huntington Botanical Gardens?  No way.  We were first introduced to this Chinese art form last summer over in Golden Gate Park.  Penjing is similar to bonsai that stuff is miniaturized, but does it more as a whole … Continue reading

January 23, 2011
by Megan

Holy Crap, Huntington Gardens!

I’m not quite sure how to put our visit to The Huntington Botanical Gardens in to words. Amazing. Really amazing. Hands down the coolest horticultural experience I’ve ever had. Matti said I was in a daze for the first hour. … Continue reading

January 20, 2011
by Megan

Tillandsia Paradise

Our road trip last Dec/Jan took us to LA, and  Rainforest Flora was on our short list of must see nurseries down there.  Located in Torrance, their Tillandsia oasis was cooler than we could imagine.  Yeah, we’re Air Plant junkies … Continue reading