Here are Giant Saguaros and Mexican Gold Poppies in the Arizona transition zone north of Phoenix. The Mexican Gold Poppy have four bright colored petals. They are one of the first spring blooms in the desert, they can be found on open gravel and sandy slopes. Read about Saguaro’s here: CACTI (part 1) Also: ARIZONA TRANSITION ZONE.… Read More SAGUAROS AND POPPIES
Happy Thanksgiving from Arizona! Thanks for reading, I appreciate you all. I have much to be thankful for. “As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest form of appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.”–JFK
Summer blooms are beginning to happen. These are from the high desert, south of Grand Canyon.
Prickly Pears are cactus native to the Americas. Cactus are succulents that are drought resistant and store water in their leaves, stems, and roots. I found these blooming cactus in northern Arizona, while walking close to MC Canyon, which is at the edge of the Mogollon Rim, where it overlooks the Verde Valley. These are Brown-Spine Prickly… Read More BLOOMING PRICKLY PEARS