We invited a small group to come out to the Loynes guerrilla garden in Long Beach to do a major replanting. The garden has been under a bit of stress the past few years because of over watering during the rainy season. But the city has turned over control of the sprinklers to SoCal Guerrilla Gardening so it was a good time to start to fill in the bare areas.
One of the new additions to the garden is this variegated Agave vilmoriniana. I can’t wait for this beautiful plant to go to flower so we can harvest the bulbils.
Nello with some of the 30+ Aloe nobilis planted Sunday 4-30-10. They were just a few of the well over 100 plants brought to fill in the garden.
Some of the many Agave attenuata in the garden that have been there for years.
This is the far west end of the garden that has been pretty barren for a few years but we really filled it in with a few dozen plants.
Another large plant we planted is this beautiful Aloe (name unknown).
This huge Agave perryi is another of the very large plants we planted as well as the smaller plants like the Aloe nobilis Sabrina is planting next to it.
We also planted a few dozen aeoniums that should fill in this area in a year or so. In a couple years we will be able to glean a ton of cuttings to root up and fill in the rest of the garden.
Jennifer next to the Euphorbia ingens we added to the garden
The largest plant in the garden is this Agave americana. It’s putting out one of the biggest blooms I ever seen on an Agave. Unfortunately A. americana don’t produce bulbils.
Thanks to everyone that came out to replant the garden!
Thanks to Jennifer Stroup for all above photos.