Pictures of a Nursery I visited today in New Port beach:

hijole(9 Sunny California)July 14, 2014

Ahh... This is so beautiful and creative. I'll be posting some nice pictures of eye candie just for you all to enjoy today and maybe you'll even be inspired as I was. It was a beautiful day so the wife & I came out to the beach and stopped at "Rogers garden"

Greg

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hijole(9 Sunny California)

As amazing as these look so are the prices. This one was going for $1,299. I thought to myself, ok I'll take 2 lol..

Greg

    Bookmark   July 14, 2014 at 5:27PM
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hijole(9 Sunny California)

Anyone need a napkin yet for drooling :) 0r is it just me?

Greg

    Bookmark   July 14, 2014 at 5:36PM
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hijole(9 Sunny California)

How about $299. + tax ?

    Bookmark   July 14, 2014 at 5:41PM
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hijole(9 Sunny California)

Sweet...

    Bookmark   July 14, 2014 at 6:28PM
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DavidL.ca

Wow, wish I can come across a nursery like that. Most of them here have zero to very little succulent collections.

    Bookmark   July 14, 2014 at 6:32PM
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hijole(9 Sunny California)

David, where abouts are you in California, this nursery is in New port beach, ca. And they have all sorts of nice stuff, it might be worth the drive one day.

Greg

    Bookmark   July 14, 2014 at 7:59PM
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rina_

ca. as Canada, not California, Greg...

    Bookmark   July 14, 2014 at 11:59PM
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kathi_mdgd

Greg,i don't need a napkin,i need a towel i'm drooling so much..Those are absolutely AWESOME!!!

Whoever put those together sure has an eye for color and textures.In that 2nd picture are those grey plants with the pink edges and getting ready to bloom pink flowers,are those Graptopetalums(sp)?? I have one of those that has 3 heads or whatever they are called and is also getting ready to bloom.It's one of my favs.
Thanks for sharing those,i'll have to go back again and again to have another look.
Kathi

    Bookmark   July 15, 2014 at 12:22AM
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DavidL.ca

Haha Rina we'll encounter this quite a bit here I think! Yeah in this case, unfortunately I don't live in .ca for California!

    Bookmark   July 15, 2014 at 12:54AM
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Laura Robichaud

Love to see fabulously grown plants! Thanks for sharing!

    Bookmark   July 15, 2014 at 10:32AM
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hijole(9 Sunny California)

Laura, fabulously grown indeed, I notice that cacti & succulents love the climate at the beach, seems like all the plants know where their at.

Greg

    Bookmark   July 15, 2014 at 11:20AM
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hijole(9 Sunny California)

Heres another nice arrangement, I believe the tall plant with the greenish grey leafs is an olive tree sprout, they had some Olive trees mixed with alot of cacti & succulents and I guess they would be comparable growers.

Greg

    Bookmark   July 15, 2014 at 11:47AM
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rina_

David-
easy to fix...change your profile-add zone/location after your name...

Greg-
nice arrangements, keep posting if you have more photos, good inspiration...Rina

    Bookmark   July 15, 2014 at 1:54PM
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DavidL.ca

Cool! Done :D

    Bookmark   July 15, 2014 at 2:10PM
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hijole(9 Sunny California)

Ok, ok Ca. It was a lill typo error but I can fix it with this short phrase " Going back to Cali, Cali.. Going back to Cali Lol..

Enjoy the eye candie, I think that's what I should of named this post anyway.

Greg

    Bookmark   July 15, 2014 at 4:59PM
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Stush2049 Pitts. PA, zone 6

Thank you Greg,
I didn't know it we where back at your house or at the nursery. Eye candy indeed.
Stush

    Bookmark   July 15, 2014 at 7:41PM
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Misselle

Amazing greg! I haven't found anything even close to that here :(
I'm wondering if someone can ID the little varigated number in the fifth pic for me, I want one lol!

    Bookmark   July 15, 2014 at 8:00PM
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bob61

Beautiful place Greg. Nothing like that around here. I believe that is Agave Creme Brulee in the last picture.

Bob

    Bookmark   July 16, 2014 at 6:10AM
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hijole(9 Sunny California)

This is one of my favorites in the agave family. I really enjoy just walking around this place because it stirs my creative ability. I hope you guys enjoyed the pictures, have a good day.

Misselle, thank you, I believe the one your asking about is the Aeonium sunburst.

Greg

    Bookmark   July 16, 2014 at 11:40AM
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Min3 South S.F. Bay CA

newbie question: when you see a gorgeous bunch of different succulents crowded together for sale in a pot, how do you know they weren't all crammed in there JUST YESTERDAY- and is that bad? isn't that kind of false advertising? wouldn't some people buy it under the impression that they would stay looking like that? thanks, min

    Bookmark   July 16, 2014 at 10:59PM
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hijole(9 Sunny California)

Hi min 3 , I don't know about false advertising but it sure looks good and wet a while you can propagate and start another pot of plants and another and another...
I've bought many and after time repot.

Greg

    Bookmark   July 17, 2014 at 1:05AM
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rina_

it's like any other display -
-clothing with all the 'right' pieces & accessories that you may not want/to be able/interested to buy...
-furniture, again with all the right accessories...
-you buy just one or very few-and it doesn't look the same!
But it's great for ideas/inspiration, and definitely helps the sales. And you just may be able to replicate over time...

    Bookmark   July 17, 2014 at 9:25AM
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Min3 South S.F. Bay CA

greg- your answer makes very good sense. rina- i love your comparisons and the point about inspiration! many thanks to both of you. min

    Bookmark   July 17, 2014 at 1:03PM
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hijole(9 Sunny California)

What a nice color for a back drop, any cacti or succulent would fair well next to this color.

    Bookmark   July 18, 2014 at 2:50PM
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