cactus: Speechless Sunday: Desert Beauty at Stone Eagle... the Ocotillo - 04/07/13 06:53 AM

The other day while playing the beautiful and scenic Stone Eagle Club, I captured some of the incredible plants and vistas on the hills and mountains surrounding the Palm Desert club. This ocotillo was just bursting with color!
 The stunning Tom Doak designed golf course is nestled in the Santa Rosa Mountains and the San Jacinto National Monument and is surrounded by thousands of acres of protected land.  
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cactus: Cactus Beauty in La Quinta - 07/02/12 08:13 AM
 
I couldn't help snapping this shot of this unusual cactus with all the little surrounding cacti in bloom!  Many people don't realize the beauty of the desert and it's native plants.  These cactus can thrive in anyone's home who has a sunny window.  They don't mind being neglected... and really only need water once every 3 weeks.  It is rare to have all of your plants bloom at the same time, but it makes for beautiful display! 

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cactus: The ActiveRain Nature Channel: The Jumping Cholla - 11/07/09 04:58 AM
 
Although many cactus species have thorns, they really aren't any more thorny or dangerous than the mighty rose, and many cactus (and succulents) have flowers to match the rose while requiring far less maintenance and care.
There are two cactus species that I, and many others, do consider flat-out dangerous. One of them is the Jumping Cholla (Cylindropuntia fulgida).
I used to have one of these in my garden, a little one about a foot tall, but after accidentally stepping into it one day and not being able to walk for two years, I decided that it was even too … (3 comments)

 
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