A tale of astute business sense combined with patience, love of the land, and a lifelong love of plants. Plus, luck. A happy story amidst all the terrible news this year.
Here, specific instructions on water use, (finally!), and tiny and most welcome 0.08" (2 mm) of rain.
Along with the rain came wondrous clouds, something rare here. Typically, the sky is plain blue.
Yuccas in this garden include Y. recurvifolia 'Bright Star' ('Walbristar'), Y. queretaroensis, and Y. rostrata, with her Morticia Addams hemline of old leaves:
Many cut off the old foliage, but then, no Morticia.