DELIGHTFUL DISTRACTION—Aflowering jade plant offers tiny, star-shaped flowers in symmetrical tiers and a lovely spot for small birds.
A Thousand Oaks friend recently asked me to clean up an area of her garden that had long been neglected.
As a person who loves rehabbing pathetic plants, I signed up sight unseen, a practice I will no longer be implementing.
What a mess greeted me.
A decade-old mass of overgrown, entangled succulents had been rudely trod upon and amply defecated on by ...