ARIZONA CACTI AND SUCCULENTS (2)

Sorry for the delay of this post, it was ment to come sooner but my father died and life was “different” for a while.

So here they come, the Arizona pictures as promised.

 

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SAGUARO’S EVERYWHERE YOU SEE

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THE BIRDS LOVE TO MAKE NESTS IN SAGUARO BODIES

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FLOWERSPIKE OF AN AGAVE

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MAMMILARIA WITH PUPS

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SUCCULENT FLOWERS, ALOE I THINK

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APARENTLY PEOPLE LOVE TO CUT AND CARVE IN THESE OPUNTIA’S, HEARTFORMS ARE POPULAR AND PEOPLES NAMES

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BIRDS ARE NOT AFRAID OF THE HUGE SPIKES

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LOOK HOW GREEN THESE SUCCULENTS ARE COMPAIRED TO THE GRAS !

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FLOWERBUDS OF THE OCCOTILLO

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I think I’ll have to make a 3rd post about this item, I’ll try to make it this week ok ?

Have a great week all and thanks for visiting.

 

 

 

 

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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

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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 !

 

 

 

 

 

ARIZONA SONORA DESSERT MUSEUM part 1

On our travels in Arizona last March we ended up one day in the Sonora Dessert Museum. We loved it ! So much to see, a great garden and lots of wildlife and on top some really really old gemstones and fossils. But it was hot ! even in March so I wonder what it’s like in Summer !!!!

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CREATED BY NATURE MILLIONS OF YEARS AGO

 

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HUMMINGBIRD IN AN AGAVE FLOWER STALK

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Tomorrow I’ll continue with this Dessert Museum blogpost as I have too many pictures of it and I want to show you more.

I hope you are all well and happy !