Cacti and Succulents

  • garden bed with cacti and succulents from Mexico

    Plants from Mexico for the Southwest

    The American Southwest has indelible ties to Mexico that run even deeper than its architecture, food, and culture. Many of the literal roots of our gardens can trace their lineage…

  • mannequin covered in succulents

    GPOD on the Road: More of Centennial Park Conservatory

    Cherry Ong is taking us along on more of her visit to Centennial Park Conservatory outside of Toronto. She visited in March, when it was still snowy outside but full…

  • close up of aloe flower spires from above

    Steve’s Southern California Garden

    Today’s photos are from Steve in Southern California. You featured my garden some years back (A Drought-Tolerant California Garden), and I thought your visitors might like to see some updates…

  • smaller potted plants next to a large variegated agave

    The Arid Greenhouse at the Centennial Park Conservatory

    Cherry Ong is taking us back to the conservatory at Centennial Park in the Toronto area. Today we're on a visit to the arid house, which is full of plants…

  • Rabbits foot fern growing in a hanging basket inside

    Some Houseplant Successes This Winter

    This is Joe in northern Indiana. I’m a confident gardener outside, but I often struggle with houseplants. They are, however, a pretty essential aspect of getting through our long, cold,…