Raiders of the Lost Greenhouse

For the past few months there had been talk of a private nursery collection which lay outside of LA which Desert Creations was set to acquire. While we were assured the collection was ready for pickup, the record Winter rains had essentially grounded our efforts to make the three hour drive to pock it up. With several … Continue reading Raiders of the Lost Greenhouse

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Wrap’em and Pack’em

Whenever there's a big sale at the nursery there's always the initial thrill of seeing our plants going to a good home. But when the order is headed out of state, it gets a little more complicated. Simply drop a cactus in a box, throw on some postage, and take it to the post office? … Continue reading Wrap’em and Pack’em

A Grand Un-Potting

Un-potting is a fascinating time for us at Desert Creations. Whether it's prepping one of our unique cacti and succulents for shipment or moving a plant into a larger vessel, we get to finally see the most intriguing parts of plants otherwise concealed below layers of soil and top dressing. As the potting soil is gently brushed away … Continue reading A Grand Un-Potting