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Cactus flower bonanza

As usual it has been ages since a good rain, but given this is a dry place, I don’t suppose I need to go on about it. 219 more words

Seasons And Weather

329: inside

In light of our impending snowstorm tomorrow, I brought my thyme and lavender inside for the winter. I got them free from work when they dug up the herb garden to put in seasonal mums! 23 more words


Rocks in the Garden

As a youngster of five years I discovered the secret weapons that protected me from the wild beasts, monster shadows and aggressive dogs that seemed to be a constant in my life.I was now fifteen and still relied on a pocketful of rocks for protection. 485 more words


Burnished by frost and bitter wind, they will hold to the tree in defiance of winter.

This little cluster of leaves hangs at eye level outside my studio window. 90 more words


Photo101: Glass

Succulents are sculptural, low-water plants that come in an almost unending variety of shapes, sizes and colors. These dry-climate jewels are perfectly suited to our area’s Mediterranean climate because they store water in their leaves, stems, or roots. 18 more words