Tag Archives: Cactus

A Walk in the Garden

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A Walk in the Garden

 

 

The Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix, Arizona, that is. My daughter Katie recently invited me to be her guest there. We saw loads of gorgeous cactus (click on smaller photos to enlarge and see captions):

And lots of wildflowers (at least, I think they are wildflowers; if I’m wrong, please tell me):

I think these are orchids:

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This is called desert rose:

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Closeup of desert rose:

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Parts of the garden are sort of wild and natural; other parts have paths and lighting.

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Beautiful inlaid tile mosaic in a garden wall:

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We were there on a Friday morning. It was so peaceful.

One section of the garden features vegetables and herbs. I thought the squash blossoms

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and the Korean chives were especially lovely:

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Wordless Wednesday: Cacti-ful Yard

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Wordless Wednesday: Interesting Cacti

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ocotillo; crown of thorns; cactus

Wordless Wednesday: Cacti

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Wordless Wednesday: C is for Cactus

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Wordless Wednesday: Desert Landscaping

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I think this is a creosote bush.

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Cacti + rocks = landscaping

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Peaceful outdoor seating. I want to relax here.

Wordless Wednesday/Flower of the Day: Bloomin’ Barrel Cactus

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Check out Cee’s Flower of the Day challenge.