Tag Archives: succulents

Irony of the Ice Plant

As I write this post, I admit I have a lot of trouble reconciling that a succulent preferring hot and dry conditions has the common name ice plant.  It simply does not compute!  However, after researching a bit I found the reason the … Continue reading

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During Drought Plant Succulents to Aid our Feathered Friends

Originally published July 2011. A couple of weeks ago I wrote about annuals that bloom all summer – moss rose and purslane. Both of these annuals happen to be succulents. Succulents are notorious for holding water – think cactus or … Continue reading

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Annuals that Bloom All Summer

Originally published June 2011 If you are wondering about now if there is anything that will bloom during the dog days of summer, you are probably not alone. As I’ve mentioned before, the heat of the summer is often a … Continue reading

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