All posts tagged Cacti

Haul of Wonders: Behold the Plants We Brought Home From a Month of Cactus & Succulent Shows

Confession: Ryan and I attended the San Diego Succulent & Cactus Show & Sale, but we ended up completely missing the show.…

Waterwise Botanicals - Fall Garden Party

‘Fall Garden Party’ Recap: Waterwise Botanicals Throws Us Into a Sea of Succulents

If House Horticult had a sigil, it would probably be a succulent. What kind of succulent? We’re not sure yet. And after last Saturday’s visit to Waterwise Botanicals, we’re no closer to making a decision!  …

Two Weddings, a Dutchman’s Pipe and a Thesis!

Where in the world have we been these past few weeks? Good question.

What we thought would be a one-week-or-so-break ended up stretching for a month, and we’re sorry to leave you hanging!…

15th Annual Drought Tolerant Plant Festival - LACSS - The Horticult

Prickly Treat: We Shop (and Shop) at the LACSS Drought-Tolerant Plant Festival

California’s severe drought should be a wakeup call for every babe and babette in our state to take immediate steps to reduce water usage.…

New York Botanical Garden Winter Conservatory Tour - The Horticult

Bromeliads in the Bronx: A Visit to the New York Botanical Garden

Set on 250 acres and home to one million living plants, the New York Botanical Garden is one of our Happy Places even (especially!) during the winter.…

Desert Botanical Garden and Taliesin West

Postcard From the Sonoran: Tackling Desert and Design in Phoenix

Today I start a new job (!) and have my first big deadline of the semester, and also — what’s that?…

Where Fern Meets Fashion: The Secret-Garden Installations of Satoshi Kawamoto

Sometimes you don’t realize how starved a space is for plants until you throw one into the mix. (Where have you been all my life?

Locals Only: A Surprising Tour of Southern California’s Native Plants

Last weekend we headed up the coast in search of indigenous plants, and were amazed by the colorful diversity we found.…

Turn Your Apartment Into a Houseplant Haven — With Some Help From The Sill

With another wild nor’easter upon us, there’s been lots of talk of hunkering down. Well, thanks to The Sill, New Yorkers can now hunker down with houseplants.…

The Crested Saguaro Cactus, Desert Monsoons and Other Secrets of the Sonoran Desert

Science Friday, the long-running public radio show, is our jam. Last week’s episode was broadcast live from ASU in Phoenix, Arizona, and includes a half hour on “the secret life of the Sonoran desert.” It’s a must-listen.…