Plants - Desert Cacti and Flora
The abounding southwetern desert Cacti and flora are one of this areas most significant and beautiful attractions. listed are: Palo Verde, Fish Hook, Devils Fingers, Agave, Cholla, Yucca, Organ Pipe, Ocotillo, Barrel, Rainbow, Beaver Tail, Prickly Pear, Hedge Hog, Buckhorn, Saguaro, Joshua Tree, Pin Cushion, and Stagehorn postmarked in 1959 with 3 cent 'In God We Trust, Liberty' stamp
Observations on This and That AND The Countdown Begins... - Ramblings from a Desert Garden
I thought that I would share with you my observations on various landscape practices that I viewed over a one week period last month. As a horticulturist (or a plant lady as my kids call me), I have a hard time “turning off” and not looking at landscapes as I go by. I am always […]
A Wonderful Dilemma....Part 2 - Ramblings from a Desert Garden
I mentioned earlier this week about our beautiful Palo Verde tree that fell victim to the high winds of a monsoon storm. As sad as I was for the loss of my tree, I began to realize that I would now have to choose a replacement. Now I don’t know about you, but I just […]
How to Care for a Bougainvillea Plant
How to Care for a Bougainvillea Plant. Bougainvillea (Bougainvillea spp.) is a large, shrublike vine that grows exceptionally well in warm coastal climates. In ideal conditions and with proper care, bougainvilleas can bloom as many as 11 months out of the year and, as perennials, can return year after year as long as ...