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No freeze last night and nighttime lows only dipping into the 50s after tonight: could spring finally be here?

I got about 2/3 of the pots to their summer homes - although I will be repotting and moving them multiple times I am sure.

Group features will follow throughout the week.

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Ready.

Ready.

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Best way to combat a freeze advisory? Move 70 pots to safer spots. Now I just need to cover everything.

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The liatris, commonly called blazingstar or gayfeather, are starting to come in.

The liatris, commonly called blazingstar or gayfeather, are starting to come in.

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Still no ID on this succulent, but a lovely inflorescence is striking against the sunburnt stems.

Still no ID on this succulent, but a lovely inflorescence is striking against the sunburnt stems.

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Some new color for this year

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Monday Opuntia baby updates: potato, ‘Mesa Melon’, and Santa Fe.

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cactguy:

All the rain last week has resulted in a lot of color in the garden on this update: the watermelon blooms of the crepe myrtle, leopard-spotted purple of the Texas sage, and a still green lawn!  The prickly pears are on their third round of growth, too.

Soon. Soon.

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The view below

The view below

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Opuntia engelmannii / new pads

Opuntia engelmannii / new pads

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Real men don’t chop off their crepe myrtles. Just sayin.

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Lampropeltis alterna / Grey-banded kingsnake

This is Tut. Lots of my plants would be very content living in his native habitat, so he makes the blog today.

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Another angle of the new Vitex agnus-castus reveals why it is the perfect fit in our space.

Another angle of the new Vitex agnus-castus reveals why it is the perfect fit in our space.

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The last prickly pear of the year has finally arrived to the party - about 10 days later than last year.

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Yucca recurvifolia / twin stalks

Yucca recurvifolia / twin stalks