The Washington Post is making a horrible nightmarish Halloween centerpiece out of a stitched together agglomeration of hideous opposites.
Though it is kind of cute.
Daigle, 31, who is one of the authors of the blog Needles & Leaves… told us a bit about succulents and shared a few photos of DIY holiday ideas from her book. There you can find detailed directions on how to create them.
Oh, so it’s in a book! Very timely.
Where is the best place to buy succulents?
Try and go directly to a local nursery. You will get a better plant from them, and you can pick it out yourself.
Succulent bonsai tree in the Cashew Family (Anacardiaceae) with thickened roots that can be further exposed as the plant grows. Deciduous. Slow growing, no frost. Small pinnate leaves are a little bit larger and greener in shade; Tiny and deep red in full sun.
The Frustrated Gardener shows you the heartbreak of the Agave bloom. It may not have actually broken the glass on its way out, but close enough!
A specimen of Agave americana, moved from a nearby properly about 40 years ago, has formed an enormous 30ft tall flower spike which is now blossoming. This has necessitated the removal of a handful of glass panes to allow the enormous stalk through, so as not to damage the rest of the historic structure. The result is quite breathtaking and has been drawing crowds from near and far.
Drawing crowds! From all over the Isles I am sure.
Click through for more pictures and the whole story. It’s a good one!