Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Santa Barbara's Gardening Micro-climates

Santa Barbara is Gardening Paradise

an amazing variety of flora


Cactus Orchids

Sunflowers
Stag Horn Ferns

Cymbidium Orchids



Epiphyllums


Curly Willow


Epiphyllum



Banksia Rose


Cecil Bruner Rose



Epidendrum Orchids

These are all plants grown in my garden.  If you would like information
about what grows naturally in our area, visit the following gardens:

Alice Keck Park a public garden, located on the
corner of Santa Barbara and Arrellaga Streets




Designed by local Landscape Architect Grant Castleberg
on the grounds of the former El Mirasol hotel, donated to the City.

and

Santa Barbara Botanic Gardens, a local non-profit garden,
located at 1212 Mission Canyon Road
805-682-4726
for hours of operation and directions, click here:




both are great examples of indigenous plants to our locale.

Plant it and it will grow!






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