We find bird nests in the most interesting places in the garden. I guess it’s one of those things where you use what you have on hand. This dove decided that an empty pot from a planter would do the job this time around. We’ll monitor and see what happens.
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CARE OF JOSHUA TREES [Yucca brevifolia] * MOJAVE DESERT NATIVE PLANT * Transplanting your Joshua tree: Joshua trees need extra attention the first two summers after transplanting. Prior to transplanting your Joshua tree, Cactus Joe’s Blue Diamond Nursery recommends that the root ball be soaked overnight (or at the very least, a minimum of […]
CARE OF OCOTILLO [ Fouquieria splendens] Transplanting your Ocotillo: Ocotillo plants need extra attention the first two summers after transplanting. Prior to transplanting your Ocotillo, Cactus Joe’s Blue Diamond Nursery recommends that the root ball be soaked overnight (or at the very least, a minimum of several hours) in a bucket filled with a mixture […]
This page features some of our most popular landscaping cactus, agave and yucca. In the photo, top left: Red Barrel Cactus[Ferocactus acanthodes] The Red Barrel Cactus or Fire Barrel Cactus is a Mojave Desert native plant. It requires very little water and good drainage. This plant is slow growing. Mature plants can reach up to 8 feet in […]
INDOOR CACTI AND SUCCULENTS WATERING GUIDE It’s likely that the most common cause of death in cacti and succulents is overwatering. Water indoor cacti and succulents when soil is completely dry. When in doubt, don’t water. Most indoor cacti and succulents are greenhouse grown. Succulents and cacti need some water in the spring and summer […]
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Voted Best Plant Nursery Best of the City 2014 Desert Companion “take locavorism beyond the plate and into the garden. This hidden gem, located near Red Rock Canyon, is home to the area’s largest selection of native plants…”- Desert Companion
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We were doing some clean up around the nursery grounds and ran into this guy. Be mindful of where you place your hands and feet when working in the yard or hiking our wonderful locations (Red Rock Canyon, Valley of Fire, Death Valley.) Scorpions and many snakes are ground-dwelling, sand-loving, rock-loving inhabitants. You can also […]