Sunday, July 08, 2007

Mission Hills Nursery

Kate Sessions , a well known San Diego horticulturist and the "Mother of Balboa Park", founded this nursery in 1910. I like their motto, "Life's a garden, dig it!" I don't get much shade in my yard and I forget to water which is a bad combination for plants. I only wish I could grow something like these foxgloves - the pink or white tall flowers above and below a close up.


Blogger Lavenderlady said...

I like the motto.

Sat Jul 07, 11:21:00 PM PDT  
Blogger Steve Buser said...

I've never seen (or maybe never noticed) foxgloves before. I'll have to keep my eyes pealed. Beautiful flowers.

Sun Jul 08, 01:04:00 AM PDT  
Blogger Lilly said...

What a lovely post. I wouuld love to spend my Sunday here, looking at the flowers, relaxing.

Sun Jul 08, 04:39:00 AM PDT  
Blogger isabella said...

I like the motto, too!
Funny, in my MI garden I have nothing but shade ;-)

Sun Jul 08, 07:37:00 AM PDT  
Blogger expat said...

Foxgloves are the source of digitalis, a drug used to treat cardiac arrythmia. A classic example of a "folk remedy" that is now completely adopted by mainstream medicine.

Sun Jul 08, 06:50:00 PM PDT  

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