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Beautiful pink door with bougainvillea in Alonissos, Greece


Bougainvillea is so beautifully, overgrown, organic, dramatic and all around stunning. It's the perfect accent to just about any home or wall. Swoon!

Cactus flowers, my tattoo flower. Means enduring hard timesHedgehog Cactus flowers, my tattoo flower. Means enduring hard times


For a couple of days each year the little hedgehog cactus blooms with extraordinary flowers. Tucson AZ. Shot with the 7D and the 100mm.

Ocotilla - This is a really cool neutral plant that adds a vertical element and height to the garden, yard, and landscape. Other than when it is in bloom the Ocotillo is a grayish neutral color that goes well in most any Southwest desert garden.

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Best landscaping plants for southwest yards and gardens. Planting ideas for desert southwest landscape design.

Plants - Desert Cacti and Flora desert landscaping - identify desert plant life

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

You can tell a lot about a person’s home by their front yard: their tastes, sensibilities, and even their penchant for hospitality.A uniquely appealing and well-maintained front yard speaks of the man



Easy Desert Landscaping Tips That Will Help You Design A Beautiful Yard

Bougainvillea Wall in Palm Beach Garden

A Peek Behind the Hedges in Palm Beach

A vintage photo of the Lake Trail from Reflections of a Vagabond blog A few weeks back I was in Palm Beach for a wedding and I couldn't get over how idyllic

Desert Garden With Ocotillo Plants : Bright Ocotillo Outdoor Plants Desert Gard… – Landscaping Backyard

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 […]

Welcoming gravel path - 50 Landscaping Ideas with Stone - Sunset

Ideas for Landscaping Stone With for Every Garden in the West | Sunset

Add stylish touches to your outdoor space with these landscaping ideas using stone: ideas for paths, patios, firepits, showers, and more.

Texas Mountain Laurel (Sophora secundiflora) I think it is the purple flowers that show up in the springtime that make this one of my favorite small trees. The flowers are not only beautiful, but they perfume the air with the fragrance of grape bubblegum. Garden Shrubs, Flowering Trees, Laurel Tree, Desert Landscaping, Mountain Laurel, Plants, Patio Trees, Xeriscape, Landscaping Plants

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 […]



Bright, tropical flowers like those on a bougainvillea can keep your home's curb appeal at its highest throughout the warmer months. If you want to enjoy your bougainvillea for several years, . Garden Vines, Climbing Vines, Outdoor Gardens, Garden, Bougainvillea, Winter Garden, Perennials, Plants, Planting Flowers

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 ...