Monday, April 30, 2012

SPRING IN THE DESERT By Kathryne Kennedy

Although we really don’t see a change of seasons much here in the Arizona desert, we do have an abundance of wild flowers, and cacti do flower in the spring. So I’m happy to be able to share these photos I took at our Desert Botanical Gardens. I have included some cacti that are just beautiful in shape, although they aren't flowering. The tall stalk is the bloom of a century plant, which is only supposed to bloom every one hundred years, but I've seen it bloom much more often. The plants that look like rocks are actually named that, and are native to Africa but thrive here in our own desert. I hope you enjoy!











As Always,
Wishing you my Magical Best,
Kathryne

10 comments:

  1. Well worth looking at such beauty, Kathryne. Thanks for sharing. A lovely way to start the day.
    Amelia

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  2. Beauty can be found everywhere in nature. Especially loved the rock pictures!

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  3. How pretty, Kathryne! Thanks for sharing!

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  4. Those blooming rocks are so cute! Thanks, Kathryne!

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  5. Thank you so much, Amelia! So glad you enjoyed them.

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  6. Hi Carolyn! Me too! Coolest 'rocks' I've ever seen. :}

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  7. Hi Terry! My pleasure! Oh, and great interview, BTW! I watched it on FB.

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  8. Hi Cheryl! Always love hearing from you!

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  9. Who says the desert isn't full of variety and beauty. Wow!

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  10. We just see most of these flowers for a very short time, Shana. But the prickly things are all year long. :}

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