73 and still gardening

fun, creativity and humor combined…the result is this…

Aisle 3C & a cup of tea, please

I love creativity.  I love flowers.  I love gardens.  And when you add creativity to flowers or plants, I am smitten!  Recently, on a trip to San Diego with my husband to celebrate his finished dissertation, we decided to visit new places in the area we love so much.  One of them was the San Diego Botanical Gardens in Encinitas, CA.  It was an astounding place with ocean vistas and breezes.  It had the best children’s garden I have ever seen: imaginative and playful with a gigantic jungle tree house.  There were fields of exotic fruit trees, a towering bamboo forest with hollow swaying stalks which sounded like a wind chime symphony.

But perhaps what captured my fancy the most was the exhibit which I have nicknamed “The Succulent People.”  Clearly a skilled horticultural artist spent a lot of time designing and cultivating this exhibit of human-like characters.  Various succulent…

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