Every now and then we do an upmarket landscaping project with spin off from our garden. Clients are expected to actively participate in the work; just to get the ‘succulent feeling’. We love landscaping minimalism gardens. But not too often… ;). This garden took a few months of preparation, including extensive discussions with the owner of this estate. We almost finished our work; just waiting for another 500 square meter root guard and the gravel that goes on top of it.
One of the spin offs of our garden is the distribution of seeds from our plants. Some seeds are difficult to obtain such as these from a Mammillaria specie (=cactus). After harvesting the seed capsules they need to soak for some days and when the tissue is soft it’s easy to remove. Next the seeds are dried and than a viability test is done. Indeed it can happen that all seeds are not viable but usually over 90 percent is.