The Spell of Succulents
The Glory of Eclectic, Drought-Tolerant Succulents
Gardens by Gabriel demonstration garden's echeveria bed featuring echeveria cante in bloom, sweet handfuls of echeveria elegans (Mexican Snowballs), and a sneaky dyckia in the corner, to name a few. Photo by Gabriel Frank
Glowing Blue Glow
Morning mist on Agave 'blue glow'. Grevillea 'scarlet sprite' playing second fiddle. Photo by Gabriel Frank
Agave 'Kara's Stripes'
Agave 'Kara's stripes' showing off with Grevillea 'molonglo'. Photo by Gabriel Frank
Shapely succulents and perennials combine on this drought-tolerant Morro Bay hillside.
Joyful troop of echeveria elegans in bloom. Backed by Aeonium 'sunburst' Photo by Gabriel Frank
Morro Bay Entryway
Elliot Johnson snapped this inviting photograph of this welcoming collection of succulents.
Aloe Speciosa steals the show
Aloe speciosa struts its stuff! Photo by Gabriel Frank
Aloes, agaves, echeveria, opuntia, and more rest upon a bed of beach pebble.
Bold, Beautiful Berm
A beautiful berm of bold, hardy succulents at a downtown San Luis Obispo home. Garden co-designed by Gabriel Frank with Nick Wilkinson of Grow Nursery in Cambria, CA. Photo by Elliott Johnson.
Tiered Drought-Tolerant Pismo Beach Landscape
Succulents and perennials mingle in tiers in a vibrant Pismo Beach landscape.
Aeonium, agave, and echeveria are featured here against a backdrop of eclectic mediterranean favorites.
Succulent Wall Panel
This incredible panel was created by Jamie Coxon of the Linker Workshop and Nick Wilkinson of Grow Nursery, and irrigated by GBG!
Highlight On: Aloe vanbalenii
A serpentine Aloe highlights the curves of a classic urn.
Succulent Wall Panel
A taller image of this beautiful panel, created by Jamie Coxon of the Linker Workshop and Nick Wilkinson of Grow Nursery. Irrigated by GBG!
Highlight On: Aeonium 'Sunburst'
Cloaked by epilobium and euphorbia, this sunburst catches the last of the evening rays.
San Luis Obispo "Obispo Beautiful" Award-Winner!
This drought-tolerant garden was the solution to a homeowner who missed her native Arizona. Stately agaves, swaths of sedum, and elegant aeonium are tied together with Decomposed Granate (DG) for a desert feel.
A Planter With A View
A repurposed cattle feeder provides a cozy enclosure for a trio of eclectic succulents against a backdrop a drought-tolerant planting.
Grecian Grover Beach Garden
Lush, yet drought-tolerant, this cozy backyard garden is rich with texture, form, and color.
South County Succulents
A succulent collection in south San Luis Obispo County
Jewels In Bloom!
Agaves and echeverias and sedums adorn this Morro Bay hillside Photo by Gabriel Frank