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.
SAGUARO’S EVERYWHERE YOU SEE
THE BIRDS LOVE TO MAKE NESTS IN SAGUARO BODIES
FLOWERSPIKE OF AN AGAVE
MAMMILARIA WITH PUPS
SUCCULENT FLOWERS, ALOE I THINK
APARENTLY PEOPLE LOVE TO CUT AND CARVE IN THESE OPUNTIA’S, HEARTFORMS ARE POPULAR AND PEOPLES NAMES
BIRDS ARE NOT AFRAID OF THE HUGE SPIKES
LOOK HOW GREEN THESE SUCCULENTS ARE COMPAIRED TO THE GRAS !
FLOWERBUDS OF THE OCCOTILLO
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.
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 !
OPUNTIA-ON- THE- ROCKS
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 !!!!
OPUNTIA SANTA RITA
ON THE LOOK OUT
THIS HAIRY CACTUS IS CALLED : OLD MAN OF THE ANDES
THIS IS THE FAMOUS MOTHER-IN-LAW’S CHAIR
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 !
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 !!!!
CREATED BY NATURE MILLIONS OF YEARS AGO
HUMMINGBIRD IN AN AGAVE FLOWER STALK
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 !