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Spectacular Succulent Gardens

March 22, 2013 by Megan Speckmann | 4 Comments

Aloe polyphylla

No trip to Monterey is complete without a stop at Succulent Gardens. The big Aloe polyphylla on the right was HUGE. It’s in a wine barrel.

Caution, Succulents

Matti’s been playing around, taking crazy pics with the panorama camera setting on his phone.



Echeveria ‘Cassyz Winter’ all cresty

That’s me on crutches…

Don’t miss out on the giant Succulent Globe by Succulent Gardens at the SF Flower & Garden Show this weekend (the nursery is closed during the show).

September 15, 2010
by Megan

September Bloom Day

It’s hard to believe Bloom Day is already here. At first I didn’t think we had much in bloom. I was wrong. Be sure to check out May Dreams Garden’s Bloom Day site to see what’s blooming around the world. … Continue reading

September 13, 2010
by Megan

Seriously Succulent

We really like to squish our plants in. On Sunday we “detailed” the succulents. We pulled out the stuff we have a tons of (aka…all the Sedum album) to make room for the better stuff.  I divided up some of … Continue reading

September 5, 2010
by Megan

Succulent Pots

Megan has put together a bunch of succulent containers.  I can’t resist these Sempervivum.  Not this species, but we were able to get them to grow in Wisconsin…and the first succulent I can remember. This single plant has a lot … Continue reading

August 16, 2010
by Megan

Bernal Heights Beauty

Last weekend on our unsuccessful mission to find sun in San Francisco we checked out the sweet new store Succulence.  After our visit we walked around Bernal Heights a little to check out what people were doing with plants. The … Continue reading