Several years ago, I posted the first version of my "Twelve Days of Cactus" on GGW. This is an updated (and I hope improved) version that has a corresponding YouTube video complete with music. The "first day" of both is the same---that dove in a prickly pear tree is just too good not to use again. Now, see if [...]
Here in the far southwestern corner of the US, we have our own ways of interpreting the autumn garden---cactus, succulents, dry gardens, fruit and pumpkins all come into play.
I can't help it. I'm fascinated by cactus. Cactus used to be a non-category of plants to me. But here's the thing: I love looking at them. I've started a small collection. I'm wary of course, I know they bite. Cacti are a little like having an exotic pet. You admire it, but keep it [...]