|this pink muhly catching the light|
|a baby agave!|
That one was eaten by gophers in the spring, then covered with rock by the landscaping crew... but it's coming back!
|the front garden|
In the back garden, some things have made it through the summer well also. After adjusting the sprinklers (...they work better when the controller is on, who knew!), all three of these xMangaves came back from the near-dead
|Mayan Queen, Catch a Wave, Inkblot|
|there are 3 summer projects visible in one picture!|
|this is Thai Pink - i think our cooler weather + shade makes it this white-lime color|
|barbara karst here - hopefully they make it through the winter!|
|i lost the tag - i'll have to play process of elimination later to remember which one this is.|
|the gravel looks much better|
Summer project 2 is not completely done yet, but has been very exciting!
|I got a stock pond!|
A few last pictures before i wrap this up...
|Little John is starting to bloom|
Sometimes, i think it's funny how plants take their own sweet time deciding whether to live or die. At least for now, my acacia baileyana purpurea has decided to live, and actually grow.
|which means i should probably trim back some of the scrubs?|
And finally - agave ovatifolia continues to appreciate the fact that the Palo Verde got limbed up. This is still one of my favorite views in the back garden, even if it needs to be tidied up a lot!
|picture carefully cropped to cut out the weird sprinkler situation...|