Agave »

[14 Dec 2011 | No Comment | ]
Flowering Agave Attenuata (Foxtail)

16 year old Agave Attenuata (Foxtail) with its fantastic flower spike measuring almost 8′ 7″ or almost 3 metres.

Dracaena Draco »

[12 Dec 2011 | No Comment | ]
How to successfully transplant a Dragon Tree

Photos of how to successfully transplant a Dracena Draco (Dragon Tree).

Uncategorized »

[6 Jul 2011 | No Comment | ]
Nature Strip Gardening

Grass verges are so last century!
Get with the program and replace your boring grass verge with a beautiful low maintenance garden like this one Brunswick East. Many of the properties on Alistar St, Lowan St and King St are beautifying the neighborhood while cutting down on mowing duties.

 

Cactus »

[13 Mar 2011 | No Comment | ]
Cerus Cactus Honey Anyone

Bees love my large Cerus cactus. Every morning the flowers are covered in bees. Their buzzing provides a wonderful song as they go about their busy work harvesting nectar.

As this next photo shows, my Cerus cactus is huge and is covered in flowers for about four weeks a year. It is one of the few times a year I see bees in my backyard, the other being when our large bottle brush tree is in flower.

Cactus, flower »

[18 Feb 2011 | No Comment | ]
Another Beautiful Cactus in Full Flower

As an avid cacti and succulent enthusiast I prefer form over flower. However, when the flowers come they really are spectacular.