Far Out Flora

March 31, 2010
by Megan

Douglas Iris Propagation II

Last February in my Propagation Class at SF City College, we divided up a bunch of Douglas Iris, Iris douglasiana.  We due to some unexpected warm sunny weather, we made a couple changes over the past 8 weeks. Ideally when … Continue reading

March 26, 2010
by Megan

Bacopa Plugs

My propagation class is going strong this spring at SF City College.  This past Tuesday, we transplanted some seedlings, and plug trays to 6 packs and 4 inch pots.  Below are how to steps for transplanting Bacopa Abunda plugs into … Continue reading

March 17, 2010
by Megan

Plant ID Week Seven Picks

Plant ID class took us to the Noe Valley neighborhood to see a ton of acacias…plus some others thrown in too. Here are our top three picks: Of all the Acacias, this is the favorite of the bunch.  The common … Continue reading

March 10, 2010
by Megan

Plant ID Week Six Pics

Our Plant ID was at Strybing Arboretum this week.   Here are three of our faves. We have crossed paths with this attractive shrub on many occasions, but we never knew its name.  Wooly Senna is one cool cucumber.  Its seed … Continue reading

March 4, 2010
by Megan

Plant ID Week Five Faves

This week our Plant ID class was all about the Myrtaceae family, with a few others thrown in.  Here are our top three picks: This is where decorative eucalyptus comes from. Love it, but guess it doesn’t make a great … Continue reading