My goal with my own garden is to create a three-dimensional art form that serves as a backdrop for videos, photo shoots and casual get-togethers. Whether in books, photos, videos or presentations—or with plants, rocks, and sweat—I’m invariably about entertaining and sharing in equal measure. It’s one way I define joy.
Yours truly in the lower garden with “Big Blue.” Photo by Craftsy.
My steep, terraced half-acre garden as viewed from my house.
IMHO, a garden can never have too many rocks. This sloping bed is home to dwarf aloes and haworthias growing in a pumice-rich mix.
My dry pond has thin, nearly spineless cactus pads I ordered from Florida (!). The “water lilies” are graptoveria rosettes.
One of two succulent tapestries by designer Laura Eubanks.
I’ve filmed numerous YouTube videos in my garden. The most popular shows how to replant an overgrown bed:
If you REALLY want to come see my garden, I do occasionally give private tours for visiting VIPs. Email me.
My garden is also featured in my book, Designing with Succulents (2nd ed.).