frogs & succulents

frogs & succulents

Growing up, I was surrounded by maples and oaks.  When I moved to California, so many of the plants looked to me like creations by Dr. Seuss.  It took me a few years to stop seeing palm trees as exotic, foreign. Until I moved out west, I had never heard the word “succulent”, a family
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ombú

ombú

A few weeks ago, two of my friends and I visited South Coast Botanic Garden in Palos Verdes, here in California.  We weren’t able to see the entire plant collection since the site covers almost 90 acres and we had arrived in the afternoon.  For me, the most memorable plants were two young ombú trees. 
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