echeveria's in the gardens of The Getty in LA
What makes a plant a succulent? They have thick water storing juicy leaves or stems due to the dry environments in which they originate. If kept indoors they require the same environment. Little water in the winter months and lots of vital sunshine.
Now for some succulent finds...
tortoise loves donkey:
spider web hens and chicks by succulents galore:
succulentLOVE and their blog:
I am slowly bringing my shop back up to par. Admittedly, It has taken long because I am constantly distracted by my two under 3. In the midst of a photo shoot of my new design in the perfect lighting, I have helpers at my feet begging to be read Angelina Ballerina.
I have been visiting family for a few weeks in the desert and red rock mountains of southern Utah. I stopped at a quaint vintage and handmade consinment shop in downtown St. George.
I was rummaging through some old post cards when the suited old man in this one caugh my eye:
I do indeed wish you a happy new year
I loved it and such perfect timing to find it two days before 2009 was gone forever. But when I examined it closely on the postage mark it was stamped Los Angeles (where I ended up celebrating my new years) December 3, 2:30pm 1909. Yes! That means it was sent by this jolly gent to a Mrs. JC Brawn, 1862 Winfield Ave, Los Angeles, California exactly 100 years ago to celebrate the new year of 1910.
and so from me (and my baby camila) to you: