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My place in AZ is right off of Gost Town Trail RD. Pearce is the first gost town you see and the start of Gost Town Trail RD.

Pic of the merc. and a few at the cemetary.

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Aaron what a gorgeous location.
How many people live around that Merc area?

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That looks like a neat place. Love that cactus.

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lucky1 wrote:Aaron what a gorgeous location.
How many people live around that Merc area?

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I think only a couple, but there is a few little shops with south western things and pottery for sale (tourist trap :lol:). I wish I had more pics of the area. :D
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"...with his wife who runed the boardinghouse."
great historical story there.

Interesting they had a new jail :lol:

Great desert landscape, interesting cemetery plots.
Presume it was difficult to dig, so everything's on the surface and well protected with sides/lids.

Thanks for that link.
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Here is a pic link of the area by pearce/Sunsites, I hope to live there soon. :D

http://www.city-data.com/forum/members/ ... sites.html
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The mountains look gorgeous, Aaron.

And the soil is just waiting for some agaves, yuccas etc. :D
Beautiful!

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great shots..............that Agave is awesome..............which they bloomed here!
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I am surprised people went through all 64 pics. :lol:

Speaking of agave, do you have any agave in your yard Tim?
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Tim that`s looking so much like the desert southwest. Great pics of your Northeast/Southwest garden.

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Post by lucky1 »

Tim,
how sad those agaves all died, they were beautiful specimens.

Yup, go for size!
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I might have to make a trade with you. That parryi that I have is very hardy so far and has a sucker I might trade for a cactus pad? I have had it for a few years now, very dry sand and gravel mix.

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A good video of the area by my place in AZ, and the little ghost town. I'm home sick now.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QtU3P5PZja8
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Post by teebee »

Tim,

You should be easily be able to keep a Parryi alive. I barely did anything to mine and they came out great. I would assume it's about as wet and soggy here as it is there. I tossed a small rose cone and threw in a 4 c9 bulbs on a thermocube and everything was perfect. Mice had a feast on my Agave Americana :(
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Cool pics!

Always good to see your yard Tim
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Post by lucky1 »

Hey Aaron, seems the video guy loves the place as much as you.
It is gorgeous.

Get well soon and enjoy the spring.

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lucky1 wrote:Hey Aaron, seems the video guy loves the place as much as you.
It is gorgeous.

Get well soon and enjoy the spring.

Barb
Thanks Barb. :D

I like that the Opuntia fica are coming back at the little ghost town, I got mine from a very nice lady at the "Prickly Pear Emporium". I guess I can try again. :D
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Post by lucky1 »

Aaron, is that the same Ghost Town Road that Bayfields live on?

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lucky1 wrote:Aaron, is that the same Ghost Town Road that Bayfields live on?

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No, but when they first lived in AZ they were in Elfrida just south of there.

Funny that they live by a road with a similar name. I really like that area of AZ as well. 8)
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Here's a new blog I've been following in the same area as where I am.
http://whoadammit-livingadream.blogspot.com/
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