Spring Wildflowers 2016

Every year, my wife makes an effort to ensure that the wildflowers in our yard reseed successfully.


As you can see from these views of the front of our house, her efforts have paid off nicely.


The Ocotillo is a Tucson Cactus and Succulent Society rescue.


The Parry’s Penstemon, Penstemon parryi, were originally volunteers found close to the street, later augmented with seeds from a neighbor’s plants.


Early Christmas Present

Oldie but goodie . . .

Oldie but goodie . . .

This became an impromptu Christmas present that would not fit down a chimney.

Night Blooms

We recently experienced a “Blue Moon” that focused our attention on night time activities.

Cereus peruvianus ‘Monstrosus’ illuminated by a Blue Moon

We are fortunate to have a Cereus peruvianus ‘Monstrosus’ that was a gift from Dave and Heidi when they moved from the neighborhood to the Denver area.  They bloom at night, […]