Blog Posts - Cactus



12/31/15: Boyce Thompson Arboretum, Superior, AZ (part 2)

In part 1 of this post I showed you about half of the Boyce Thompson Arboretum. I should mention that you could easily spend an entire day there and not see everything. Most people I observed seem to treat it as a glorified outdoor gym: logging a few...
by Bamboo and More on Mar 8, 2016

12/31/15: Boyce Thompson Arboretum, Superior, AZ (part 1)

Time to take a break from aloe spotting and our front yard lawn conversion and go back to Arizona. I still have quite a few things to show you from my December 2015 desert trip. On New Year’s Eve, I left Tucson early and took State Route 177 north.
by Bamboo and More on Mar 7, 2016

Cactus T-shirt from SheIn

Kolejny post, kolejna sesja :) Dzisiaj, oprócz przedstawienia wam mojego nowego nabytku ze strony internetowej Shein.com, chciałabym opisać, omówić i przestawić jedną z nurtujących mnie spraw świata współczesnego. Często porusza...
by Wersquu on Mar 5, 2016

Cactos e Suculentas - Em Pequenos Espaços

Pouco espaço nunca foi empecilho para quem pretende cultivar cactos e suculentas em casa, pelo contrário, dependendo da sua criatividade, seu cultivo de cactos e suculentas pode ficar ainda mais organizada e ornamental.Deixe os canteiros do jardim...
by Multiflora Fernandopolis on Feb 27, 2016

Which is your favourite from my Felted Cactus Garden?

If you would like to read more from Soosie check the Archives... The post Which is your favourite from my Felted Cactus Garden? appeared first on Soosie.

PAX South 2016 Interview: Thibaut Hanson Of ‘Epistory’ Developer Fishing Cactus

At this year's PAX South, I spoke with Thibaut Hanson, a programmer at Fishing Cactus, about their latest game Epistory. Epistory is an adventure game that tells the story of a writer lacking inspiration who asks her muse to help write her latest boo...
by Geeks of Doom on Feb 17, 2016

Romantic Apartment with Mid Century Modern Furniture

This combination will never get old for me, mid century modern furniture in the old, charming apartment. It looks perfect when you put these vintage pieces alongside the white walls and historical details. Other decor here is done in a romantic way u...
by Design Attractor on Feb 16, 2016

Transplanting a barrel cactus from a pot into the ground

We worked all weekend on our lawn removal projects—both in the front and in the back yard. There are still a few things left to do so the big reveal will have to wait a little while longer. But I want to share with you how my wife and I transplante...
by Bamboo and More on Feb 15, 2016

Magic in the Sonora Desert

I signed up for a hike here in Organ Pipe Cactus National Park. Or rather I should say I signed up for a shuttle ride to the trail head. As I was walking toward the meeting place with a backpack full of emergency supples and a gallon of water (at tha...
by Bertram's Blog on Feb 14, 2016

Tiny Apartment with a Big Heart

Tiny little place needs some big ideas.  I really like how the interior was executed here.  The floating bed saves a lot of space  and the room beneath it was decorated with an amazing taste.There is a tasty selection of wall art, cact...
by Design Attractor on Feb 13, 2016

12/30/15: Mesquite Valley Growers, Tucson, AZ

by Bamboo and More on Feb 12, 2016

Growing, why?

One thing I've learned after several years of overwintering plants indoors is that there is a balance that you need to strike between growing and not. The "not" is semi-dormancy and this is what I want for most of the plants, but some of them I actua...

:: simply beautiful ... sunday inspiration

1Spending a little time this Sunday searching for simple beauty. This little stand with cloche is perfection covering the spiny cactus.2Tree stumps, apothecary jars, a votive & a eucalyptus cutting.Such a simple and beautiful image.3A beauti...
by { the vintage wren } on Jan 31, 2016

12/29/15: Mission San Xavier del Bac, Tucson, AZ

While it isn’t cold here in Davis (62°F in my backyard at noon on Monday, January 18, 2016), the sky has been depressingly gray virtually all month. El Niño has brought us 3.77” of rain in January, which is exactly 3.77” more than in January...
by Bamboo and More on Jan 19, 2016

12/28/15: Sonoran Light at the Desert Botanical Garden

After spending a good part of the afternoon at the Desert Botanical Garden (1 | 2 | 3), I went back in the evening to see Bruce Munro’s Sonoran Light installations in all their multi-color glory. When I got there at 5:30 p.m. it wasn’t completel...
by Bamboo and More on Jan 12, 2016

Huevos Ahogados in Tomato and Guajillo Sauce with Cactus Strips

This is a sponsored post by Hunt’s® tomatoes.  All opinions are my own.  Thank you for supporting the brands I love that make this blog possible. Breakfast time is very important to me.  It’s the time I set the tone of my day.  A time t...
by Nibbles & Feasts on Jan 12, 2016

12/28/15: Desert Botanical Garden, Phoenix, AZ (part 3)

◀ Part 2 Let’s take another look at the DBG map: We’re still on the Desert Discovery Loop Trail… Senita (Pachycereus schottii var. schottii) Agave angustifolia …now approaching the Berlin Agave Yucca Forest. As the name already suggest...
by Bamboo and More on Jan 10, 2016

12/28/15: Desert Botanical Garden, Phoenix, AZ (part 2)

◀ Part 1     ↔     Part 3 ▶ We’re now on the edge of the Desert Terrace Garden, one of several exhibits completed in recent years. While larger in scale than a typical residential project would be, it s...
by Bamboo and More on Jan 8, 2016

12/28/15: Desert Botanical Garden, Phoenix, AZ (part 1)

◀ Index     ↔     Part 2 ▶ The Desert Botanical Garden (DBG) in Phoenix is one of those magical places that I will never get tired of visiting. Every year there’s something new to discover—not just ne...
by Bamboo and More on Jan 7, 2016

12/28/15: En route to Phoenix, AZ

On my way to Phoenix last Monday I decided to take a scenic detour off Interstate 10: US 60. I hopped on 60 at its western terminus east of Quartzite and stayed on it all the way to Phoenix. I think I-10 is plenty scenic but I hate the fact that you...
by Bamboo and More on Jan 5, 2016


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