Still life / Kalanchoe calandiva, sedum, and lamb’s ear
Best of Summer III
A recent cactus fiend
Ferocactus wizlizenii / Arizona fishhook barrel cactus
Sonoran Desert National Monument, Arizona
Although not nearly as numerous, there were still a few patches of barrel cactus along my drive/hike in the Sonoran Desert National Monument, south of Maricopa, Arizona.
uprooted / Sonoran Desert National Monument, Arizona
While Carnegiea gigantea, saguaro, have an extensive system of very fine roots just below the surface, check out how minimal their thickest roots are!
Over the weekend, I saw large pumpkins planted with mums, so I decided to do a redo of last year’s pumpkin planters.
Quick and easy: cut and clean pumpkin and plant! The three succulents I used here are: Sedeveria hybrid ‘Blue Giant’, Crassula arborescens undulatifolia ‘Ripple Jade’, and Graptosedum ‘California Sunset’.
I had a thought tonight …
Panorama II / Sonoran Desert National Monument, Arizona
Ah – It’s the magical mystery kind
Ah – must be a lie
Bye bye to the too good to be true kind of love
Oh – I could die
Oh now I can die
-Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, “40 Day Dream”