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Aging Gardens
Joe Landsberger
Saint Paul, Minnesota

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House Plants:

Mammillaria elongata (lady fingers)
Mammillaria elongata (lady fingers)
First to bloom in 2021 in the garden house.

Garden houseMay 23:
Liberation Day at Goodrich:
the day all the wintering plants decide to vacate the garden house.

Goodrich deck
On the deck

Orchid cactus (Epiphyllum)
July 3:
Orchid cactus (Epiphyllum)

 In bloom with a lovely flower pot from Tuscany, Italy.

lantanaJuly 3:
Lantana with visiting Monarch butterfly.

Crinum-(lily)-asiaticumJuly 3:

July 3:

cactus gardenJuly 12:
Cactus garden with bloom

With petrified rock

euphorbia crown of thorns
July 14:
Crown of Thorns (Euphorbia milii) in front of the Moon Viewing Pavilion

Mexican Fire barrel cactusSeptember
Mexican Fire Barrel Cactus (Ferocactus Pilosus)

A clumping cactus filling its pot.

mandevilla, cardinal climber and cup and saucer vine.
mandevilla, cardinal climber and cup and saucer vine.

Hibiscus (Malvaceae/mallow)

sago palm tree with foxtail fernSeptember
Sago palm tree (Cycas revoluta)

The Sago appears regularly in classical Japanese gardens.

Its companion is a Foxtail Fern (Asparagus densiflorus 'Meyerii')

Angel Wing BegoniaSeptember
Angel Wing Begonia

Cleistocactus Straussi

silver torch cactus
Silver torch cactus (Cleistocactus Straussi)

Found in the mountainous region of the Department Tarija, Bolivia

Hens-and-Chicks (Sempervivum tectorum or Echeveria elegans)September
Hens-and-Chicks (Sempervivum tectorum or Echeveria elegans)

Genus in the family Crassulaceae, native to semi-desert areas of Central America, Mexico and northwestern South America.

 Christmas cactus (Schlumbergera truncata)
Christmas cactus (Schlumbergera truncata)

garden houseNovember
Garden house/winter spa for the season