My holiday cacti and succulents.(1)

I know it’s been a while since our vacation in Arizona and I have several posts here about our vacation but I wanted to make a special of the cacti  and the succulents I saw over there. I loved seeing them in their own habitat !

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OPUNTIA-ON- THE- ROCKS

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THE WORLD FAMOUS SAGUARO, IF YOU KNOW THEY GROW ONLY A FEW INCHES EACH YEAR CAN YOU IMAGINE HOW OLD THIS ONE IS ? THE FIRST ARM GROWS WHEN HE IS 100 YEARS OLD !!!!

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AGAVE

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OPUNTIA SANTA RITA

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AGAVE

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AGAVE TEETH

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EUPHORBIA

 

 

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ON THE LOOK OUT

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THIS HAIRY CACTUS IS CALLED  : OLD MAN OF THE ANDES

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THIS IS THE FAMOUS MOTHER-IN-LAW’S CHAIR

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I think I’ll have to do more than one blogpage about this cos I still have so many to show.

Have a great week all !

 

 

 

 

 

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BLOOMING

What is blooming in my garden at the moment ? Here is what :

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A LILAC ARABIS, AN EASY LONG FLOWERING PERENIAL

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EUPHORBIA, A GREAT SPRING BLOOMER, EVEN ON A GREY AND RAINY DAY THEY LOOK AS IF THE SUN IS SHINING

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A FALSE STRAWBERRY, DUCHESNEA INDICA, A CUTE LITTLE PLANT WITH YELLOW FLOWERS FOLLOWED BY RED STRAWBERRY LIKE FRUITS, A RAMPANT GROWER SO BEWARE !

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VINCA MINOR, A STRONG WINTERGREEN PLANT

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AMELANCHIER WITH CUTE LITTLE WHITE FLOWERS LOVED BY BEE’S

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AND LAST BUT NOT LEAST, MY VERY OLD NARCISSUS STILL IN BLOOM

The weather is nice and sunny at the moment and we had lunch in the garden for the first time this year, and although there is LOADS of work in the garden I am still enjoying sitting in a chair and enjoy the view.

Have a great day all !