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Texas is known for its cactus I borrowed a tiny little bud from a

Texas is known for its cactus I borrowed a tiny little bud from a

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Painted from a photo I took while in Odessa, Texas. Fun day, great people! :) | JK Dooley Art | Pinterest | Best Odessa texas and Texas ideas

Cactuses have compact root systems and will thrive in small, shallow pots. Don't be afraid to squish them together. Use a variety of shapes, ...

Update... this grasshopper has been ID'd as Schistocerca obscura, commonly known as the Obscure Bird Grasshopper. I don't know why its called obscure, ...

Above: Easter cactus cultivars mostly bloom in shades of red or pink. Hybrid Rhipsalidopsis gaertneri 'Sirius' has white flowers.

Cacti and Succulents - modified for drought resistence

This pup was harvested from a parent plant, cut in half

Above: Before it bursts into bloom with white, star-shaped flowers, Easter cactus forms buds that look like tiny light bulbs on the tips of its leaves.

Fitch's Hedgehog Cactus

After a deck build the trimmed ends of post sleeves were left

Fitch's Hedgehog Cactus

Runyon's Pincushion Cactus

Tobusch Fishhook Cactus

Rik Rak cactus

Similar heights but vastly different shapes keep potted cactuses interesting.

True friend to cactuses: lithops! They look like rocks and are often called "

Gymnocalyciums: Gymnocalycium mazanense

The plants are so easy from cuttings that they're usually not grown from seed, but if your plant produces flowers and fruit, it's not that difficult and you ...

cactus centerpieces

42. nana probably represents only a ...

Cactus ExplorerThe first free on-line Journal for Cactus and Succulent Enthusiasts The 4 Gymnocalycium ...

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A close examination of the plant, which I like to call 'forensic gardening,' exposes the plant for what it is. Not so much a single plant as a collection of ...

Hitchhiker- This baby is fully equipped to grab hold of passers by for a free ride to the next location. Notice the adult has far less needles and the ...

Mary Emily Eaton - Sclerocactus scheeri

Despite the many threats that they face, I am optimistic for the future of the Star Cactus in Texas, thanks in large part to the Nature Conservancy and ...

Opuntia Azore a long spined prickly pear native to Texas and Mexico these cactus flower profusely

Bad Hair Day Cactus

Cactus cake by Tetyanaskitchen. This cake would be great for a western wedding or party.

Buds on a Prickly Pear

DIY Chalkboard Heart on Reclaimed Wood Planter This simple DIY changes reclaimed wood planters for succulents

Yes it's a prickly pear. Obviously. And no, it's not an Opuntia. It's a Consolea falcata. Or possibly a Consolea macracantha... no way of telling till ...

Above: Easter cactus versus Christmas cactus; what's the difference? You can tell Easter cactus apart from its cousins, the Christmas and Thanksgiving cacti ...

Above: Telltale signs of a sempervivum: a rosette shape and a tiny offspring (called an offset).

The woolly “fur” on this rare cactus absorbs echolocation, making its highly reflective flowers ...

Cactus ExplorerThe first free on-line Journal for Cactus and Succulent Enthusiasts The 4 Echinocactus ...

Dusty bright orange background

Cacti

Above: A tiny handmade Concrete Planter is sized to accommodate a miniature succulent; $12 from Concrete Department via Etsy.

Spineless prickly pear

Tobusch Fishhok Cactus Flowers

Looking down into the Quebrada del Toro above Chorrillos; 28.

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Above: To vary the heights of her potted plants, Maria fashioned “cactus coasters.”

Tobusch Fishhook Cactus

Even cacti have bad hair days, but underneath that bad hair are symmetrical ribs and needles all in a row.

Growing Job's Tears

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Tobusch Fishhook Cactus

This cacti has a little "soul patch" and is very orderly and handsome-don't you think?

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Spring Salad, locally harvested, red bud blossoms, kale,cleavers, dandelion greens

... Cactus - Art for Sale; 8. IN THE ...

Though few known populations exist, where it does occur the Star Cactus can be quite abundant. Today most of the state's populations are protected and some ...

Lady Finger Cactus

Above: A collection of hundreds of cacti was acquired for the garden after Walska's death.

6. 6 The Cactus ...

Mary Emily Eaton - Plate XIX from The Cactaceae

Connecticut's agricultural extension site notes that damage from the Yucca Plant Bug is characterized by "yellow, stippled new foliage," which we definitely ...

Hair-covered Cactus

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I couldn't find it through the search tool on Bug Finder, so I just googled "bug on yucca plant," and the top result was the aptly-named Yucca Plant Bug ...

We've had some very strange weather here this summer. It's like we had August weather in June and June weather in August. The first six weeks of summer (as ...

Gymnocalyciums: Gymnocalycium valnicekianum

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Little pots of cacti by Barbara Uderzo for Alternatives Contemporary Jewelry (more…)

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What do You Know-This is Actually a Thanksgiving Cactus

... about finding it a home, but when i was checking it today, I found three tiny little flower buds. Can't see them too well in the pic, but they're there.

Acanthocereus tetragonus - Fairy castles buds

Gymnocalyciums: Gymnocalycium calochlorum

Here they're growing toward the southern end of their habitat. This is a royal plant. I've actually visited this particular plant on numerous occasions.”

Nature Photo Challenge

After its flowering season ends, Easter cactus will not bloom again until next spring. In the meantime, you can repot it if it's root-bound and prune it as ...

Mary Emily Eaton - Image: Opuntia 22 filtered

Above: If you prefer the cactus look, agave and aloe plants can also do surprisingly well indoors if placed in a bright window.

Saguaro buds.

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Gymnocalycium paraguayense Schutz

The gilded flicker drills its nest hole in the saguaro.

A spineless form of Opuntia cacanapa derived from cultivation. “The spineless prickly pear is a great addition to the landscape for those seeking a cactus ...

I went to Cacti Guide (that's a link, or it's on the bottom right of your browser) and didn't have any luck.

Yes, if you look closely you can see that this bud vase is very special indeed, $1000 worth of special. It looks just like something we would carry at the ...

Gymnocalyciums: Gymnocalycium valnicekianum

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A spineless form of Opuntia cacanapa derived from cultivation. “The spineless prickly pear is a great addition to the landscape for those seeking a cactus ...

Saguaro - A house sparrow nesting on a saguaro cactus

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Gymnocalyciums: Gymnocalycium-multiflorum-flower

After leaving the UK it was like a tropical paradise here with abundant flowers spilling from every garden and cacti towering above us at the side of the ...

Gymnocalyciums: Gymnocalycium leeanum

Gymnocalyciums: Gymnocalycium triacanthum

After leaving the UK it was like a tropical paradise here with abundant flowers spilling from every garden and cacti towering above us at the side of the ...

A plains leopard frog

A selection of succulents and cacti from the garden

Saguaro in Desert Garden

Gymnocalyciums: Gymnocalycium multiflorum