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Grow!
A Garden Festival 
 
Los Angeles County
Arboretum
May 6,2012
 
Scene of Entrance
 Scene of Entrance
 
 
Octopus Agave
 

Octopus Agave

Octopus Agave

  • Octopus agave is a medium to large accent plant, growing to 4 feet high by 6 feet wide.
  • The leaves undulate and twist, showing why this plant is called octopus agave.
  • It blooms only once, sending up a 15 to 20 foot tall spike of golden yellow flowers.
  • The flowers are followed by seed capsules and bulbils (baby plants).
  • As with all other agave species, octopus agave will die after flowering.
The Famous Peacocks
The Famous Peacocks
Scene from the Greenhouse
Scene from the Greenhouse
Vegetable Plantings
Vegetable Plantings
 
 
 
“Garden for All Seasons”
 
This exhibition focused on an environmentally friendly dynamic fruit and vegetable garden created in the space in a typical backyard. The focus was on:
 
  • Water conservation
  • Diversity of healthy fruits and vegetables
  • Space saving plants and plantings
  • How to grow a successful garden naturally.
 
Scenes of Fruit Trees
  • A variety of fruit trees were planted  in 2012.
  • When will these begin to bear fruit?
  • It  will require follow-up to answer this question.
  • Why not check on the progress at your next visit.
Apple Tree
Apple Tree
 
Apricot Tree
Apricot Tree
 
Blueberry Bush
Blueberry Bush
 
Cardamon Spice
Cardamon Spice
 
Cherry Tree
Cherry Tree
 
Grape Vines
Grape Vines
 
Lime Tree
Lime Tree
 
Lychee Tree
Lychee Tree
 
Mandarin Tree
Mandarin Tree
 
Mango Tree
Mango Tree
 
Mulberry Tree
Mulberry Tree
 
Peach Tree and Peacock
Peach Tree and Peacock
 
Plum Tree and Peacock
Plum Tree and Peacock
 
 
Pomegranate Tree
Pomegranate Tree
 
 
 

Water Conservation