Last Saturday, together with Begoña and her sister, we visited Cactus Nijar. Its owner and founder Toni Brugger arrived at Níjar from Austria some seventeen years ago. He once told the Financial Times: ‘I wanted to create a new nursery, one that I could live in, and one where I could make a garden as well as somewhere to sell plants from.’ The inspiration came primarily from the landscape and a desire to offer plants that would thrive in the local conditions and in gardens where toughness and drought tolerance are essential. (You can read the entire article here).
Camino del Campo, 04100 Níjar, Spain. Phone: +34 650 84 60 19. https://www.facebook.com/cactusnijar/