The Light of Life

I made a wonderful discovery while working in our desert yard. I had seen little blooming Rose Pincushion cacti in other yards and wished I had some. One morning I discovered one of them in my yard, then another and another and many more! Let me briefly describe our yard. I grew up in Minnesota… Continue reading The Light of Life

Thorns and Snares

My husband, Larry, and I have been working on our "yard" this summer. Our "yard" consists of 5 acres of desert vegetation including close to 100 Saguaro cactus, Mesquite and Palo Verde trees, Barrel Cactus, Graythorn, Crucifixion Thorn, Creosote, Prickly Pear, Pincushion cactus and others I haven't identified. Our goal is to prune and separate… Continue reading Thorns and Snares