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New Entrance Garden at UC Botanical Garden: An Explosion of Arid Exotica

The new entry plantings at the UC Botanical Garden reflect the diversity of the garden while maintaining a cultural and aesthetic continuity with the existing arid-themed plantings around the adjoining Arid Greenhouse. The worldwide planting palette proved to be a unique mix of subtropical and arid climate plants we have come to call “arid-exotica.”…

  • A Salute to Robert Raabe

    When asked about favorite articles in Pacific Horticulture, most readers comment that they turn to the Laboratory Report when they…

  • Great Plant Picks for Container Gardens

    Every garden, no matter how grand or petite, is made richer by a well-planned container, be it exuberant, elegant, eccentric, or edgy. With this introduction to the 2006 Great Plant Picks, I thought i…