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Planting & Care of Cacti & Succulents

 Agave macroacantha with ‘Firesticks’ Succulents are some of my favorite types of plants. I especially like the smaller agave species such as Agave parryi, Agave victoria-reginae, and Agave bovicornuta to name a few. Let’s talk a little about how to care for cacti and succulents.   Silver Spurge (Gopher Plant) Agave, cactus, yuccas, as well as […]

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Pink Crown of Flowers: Arizona Fishhook Cactus

I just had to share this photo of my flowering Arizona fishhook cactus(Mammillaria grahamii) also known as (Mammillaria microcarpa). While walking outside in the garden this morning, I caught a glimpse of pink off in the distance. As I went over to explore further, I noticed my little Arizona fishhook cactus in full bloom. I don’t […]

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Drought Tolerant, Year Round Bloom: Angelita Daisy

  Angelita Daisy (Tetraneuris acaulis) syn. Hymenoxys acaulis Angelita daisy is a beautiful, small perennial that is a reliable producer of yellow daisy-like flowers throughout the year. The heaviest blooms occur in winter and spring, which makes this little plant an asset to the landscape. They grow to approximately 10″ high and up to 18″ wide.  […]