Daily Archives: December 27, 2023

Have You Ever Wondered? What is that Plant?

Desert Broom (Baccharis sarothroides): A Resilient California Native Plant Introduction Desert Broom (Baccharis sarothroides), a hardy and drought-tolerant California native plant, is a prominent member of the coastal sage scrub and desert ecosystems throughout the southwestern United States. This resilient shrub is known for its distinctive appearance, adaptability, and essential […]

Ode to a 42 year old Azalea

In the heart of the garden, where whispers catch, Stands I, an azalea, with time’s latch. Four decades strong, in bloom and bough, I hold the seasons, then and now. My roots, deep in the nurturing earth, Bear witness to my enduring worth. Twisted branches, wide and wise, Tell tales […]