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I just found out my friend has a web site for his cactus gardens. :D http://www.plantasiacactusgardens.com/P ... garden.php


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That's a great sight,I love the claret cup bed.
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Nice Aaron, I still have a hundred pics or so I took when we visited his place.
I should probably post them someday. :D
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Jay-Admin wrote:Nice Aaron, I still have a hundred pics or so I took when we visited his place.
I should probably post them someday. :D
:lol:

I seen it last year in bloom and it was a very awesome site to see. :wink:
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I will need to replace several barrels after this year. :cry:
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hardyjim wrote:I will need to replace several barrels after this year. :cry:
Been mild here but I also lost a few things including at least one barrel(ferro)cactus. :x
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Your friend's done a superb job.
Must be wonderful to look out the window at that scene every day.

That claret cup bed is breathtaking!

Nice to see Thompson yuccas in bloom.

Great diversity.
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DesertZone wrote:
hardyjim wrote:I will need to replace several barrels after this year. :cry:
Been mild here but I also lost a few things including at least one barrel(ferro)cactus. :x




I think mine is a goner to,it is pretty mushy at this point but still green.
I am hoping it is just from water shedding but I think it is worse.
To bad,it has some of my favorite flowers,I will definitely replace it if need be!
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Jim mushy may not be the end.

My indoor echeveria, when planted out into the blazing sun of summer (without any shade cloth), within a day turned mushy and brown and smelled awful.
Figured it was gone.
Was told to leave it, don't cut brown away.

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Within a couple of weeks, it shed the brown leaves and pushed new segments.
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I don't know about cactus, but it's worth waiting to see.
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PS--here's some of MY cactus on the back of our property :lol: :lol: :lol:
The dog hates this stuff, but always seems to find it!

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Yea Barb,I am leaving them until they are for the really dead,dead.

Whats the lighter for?
Are you one of those people who likes taking pictures of toilets,lighters,etc?
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It's for s-c-a-l-e :lol: :lol:

Just a habit thing from snapping pics of rocks re geology.
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Wow. Thats some small opuntia.
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small opuntia.
Aaron, they'd grow if the dog would quit stepping on 'em :lol: :lol:
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Yea that's small :wink:


I know Barb,I was just messing wit cha :twisted:



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I know there are a lot of Opuntia lovers here, but I hope mine disappear...forever.

Bring a shovel (and boots). :lol:

Note to Jim: it's w-i-n-t-e-r, everybody's bored :wink:
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Wow! That place still looks awesome. :)
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Great desert garden, wow.

There'd be some microclimate too, with the larger shrubs at the perimeter.
Beautiful.

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lucky1 wrote:There'd be some microclimate too, with the larger shrubs at the perimeter.


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Good eye! He planted the wind break as a microclimate. :D
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it's amazing what they are growing! Keep the photos coming. :D
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