This Week at the Gardens: July 29th

This Week at the Gardens: July 29th

July 29, 2011 | Ellen Hertzman
Perhaps the tallest of the six agave currently blooming at DBG, it reigns over three plants in the Rock Alpine Garden and two in Dryland Mesa. This week, its red buds are giving way to yellow blooms, which the bees cannot resist! Where does the tequila come from? Well, unfortunately not from the...Learn more
This Week at the Gardens: Week of July 8th

This Week at the Gardens: Week of July 8th

July 8, 2011 | Ellen Hertzman
Tall and Pointy Yuccas and agaves are in full bloom just now. Their blooms are large and showy. Wet and Colorful The water gardens boast hundreds of water lilies in bloom, with lotus to follow soon. See them in full sun, since they close in the evening and in cloudy weather.Learn more
More hardy agaves blooming? Ho hum...

More hardy agaves blooming? Ho hum...

July 28, 2010 | Panayoti Kelaidis
Don't Miss It! Week of November 21st

Don't Miss It! Week of November 21st

November 20, 2009 | Ellen Hertzman
comes from the Greek: “encephalartos” literally means “bread in the head,” and lets you know that a starchy, bready food can be gathered from inside the round trunk. And of course “horridus” refers to its ferocious looking fronds. A Southern African native, this indoor plant loves dry heat and...Learn more