Spring Wildflowers 2016

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

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

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The Ocotillo is a Tucson Cactus and Succulent Society rescue.

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

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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, […]