Tuesday, November 24, 2009

A vertical garden and a succulent skirt

What have they in common? Nothing really… except that they are both going to be in this post.

Happy Cactus Monday.

A vertical garden

Luckily I had my camera with me when I saw this vertical garden today. I love the painted texture a lot, and with some care and the right plants, this vertical garden could be a stunning feature.

The second photo below is a close-up.

Vertical garden © Evelyn Howard 2009

Vertical garden © Evelyn Howard 2009

Girl with a Succulent Skirt

I saw a girl with a skirt like the one below a few days ago. I thought such a skirt would make a nice canvas for my succulents. So here it is; her skirt is made up of 2 photos (ice plant and crassula) below.

Girl with Tiered Skirt © Evelyn Howard 2009

iceplantandcrassula

And finally, I will leave you with a couple of photos of lovely Agaves basking in the sun, in front of an office block in Melbourne.

Agaves © Evelyn Howard 2009

Agaves © Evelyn Howard 2009

Happy a wonderful week.

Please visit Teri’s Painted Daisies for more Cactus Monday links.

11 comments:

marianne said...

Wow love what you did with that skirt!
And those gardens! Both so creative!
HCM!

Tootsie said...

I am loving that vertical garden!!! how cool is that!

Teri C said...

That skirt is AWESOME!!! and gorgeous.
The vertical garden is so unique and pretty.

HCM!

Julie said...

Love that skirt, girl!!! Lovely photos! Have been missing you...good to see ya! I did not get to do a CM post this week, sadly!

azplantlady said...

Hello Evelyn,

I am a recent fan of vertical gardening. Those are beautiful examples. I also love the Agave!

Judy Butler said...

I had a similar skirt in the eighties. My husband called it My Ship of the Desert skirt. How fitting. Thank you for your comment on my blog. HCM, Judy

Diane AZ said...

Neat vertical garden with painted background and the succulent skirt design is awesome!

yoon see said...

I totally agree with the rest. I love seeing unique shots and your creation on the skirt is marvellous!

deepazartz said...

Wonderful Skirt...
WOnderful picture.

The vertical garden is unique.
Ne'er seen like tht:)

Happy Day!

Kalei's Best Friend said...

Hi, a friend of Linda's.. Vertical gardens have taken off here (calif.) but the problem I have heard is that one is constantly changing the plants.. the plants do not do well on wall gardens- problem is mold and moisture.. some have used weed cloth to hold the plants- but the weed cloth slowly disintergrates over time...

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