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Calibanus hookeri 

Another great species from the arid collection is Calibanus hookeri. This species is native to arid areas in Mexico. It has a large caudex with grass like foliage. 50 more words


Tropical Glasshouse Progress pt3

Things are shooting along in the tropical glasshouse now. Concrete was layed yesterday and the lights were tested in the evening. It’s going to look incredible with plants in! 7 more words


Great Dixter Plant Fair and the Walled Nursery

We recently visited the Great Dixter Plant Fair for the first time. So keen to get the pick of the plants we turned up two hours before it started, but we were able to wonder around the stalls as they were setting up and buy a couple of boxes full of plants from the Dixter Nursery before we returned officially. 451 more words


Day Eighteen - New York Botanic Garden

Field trip to New York Botanic Garden today. Unfortunately the aim was not to have a tour of the gardens and learn how they curate the space but instead to attend the ‘Horty Hoopla’…*sigh* This is an annual event where horticulture interns gather to listen to speakers talk about their careers and to… mingle (that words always sends shivers down my spine). 603 more words

PLACES - Kew Gardens

CAMERA: Holga 120 CFN, Instax Mini 90 Neo Classic
FILM: Kodak Portra 400, Instax Mini colour film 50 more words
Film Photography

How to Put Your Home's Maintenance on Autopilot

Your home’s maintenance can often get put on the backburner, and by no fault of your own. Life, work, family —it’s easy to push your home’s maintenance to the lowest spot on the totem pole, especially when your home looks and feels like it’s working just fine. 715 more words


Constant Vigilance/Our Social Eye(s)

(photo above: Any Size Mirror is a Dictator: Homage to Allan Kaprow, 2012, Photo by Eyal Perry)

MIDNIGHT, Friday, June 23—NOON, Friday, June 23… 1,591 more words