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Cacti And Succulents …Floral Friday

For the most part, I like to display small plants in proper planters rather than starter pots. It was time to transplant a few out of their plastic pots and into more decorative containers. A small, dark brown USA Pottery … Continue reading

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Succulent Variations …Floral Friday

If the Planet Mars had a warm atmosphere, I hypothesize that its plant life would consist mostly of succulent-type growth. Meantime, here on Earth, succulent plants and cacti have a beauty that seems other-worldly. They evolved the ability to store … Continue reading

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Succulent Elements …Floral Friday

Succulents are among the most fascinating plants on Earth.  They have evolved to survive some of the most harsh conditions that Mother Nature can throw at us.  Their varied shapes and sizes make them pleasing to look at and attractive … Continue reading

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House Plants And Me

The most famous cinematic indoor plant might be the giant man-eating flower in the sci-fi comedy spoof “The Little Shop of Horrors”. The fictional plant was a special crossbred variety between a butterwort and a Venus flytrap. The plant was … Continue reading

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Some Succulents …Floral Friday

Succulents and cacti have long been some of my favorite plants.  They’re fascinating because of their ability to thrive in harsh, dry conditions.  I love their shapes because they look so other-worldly.  They work nicely as accent plantings for either … Continue reading

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Cacti In Cups …Floral Friday

I have some cups and I have some cacti.  Why not put them together in creative ways?  So that’s what I did this week. I’ve had one, unused plastic freebie commuter mug since before the days when cup holders were … Continue reading

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Using Cacti …Floral Friday

The lowly cactus is often relegated to the novelty shelves at gift and flower shops.  Often, you might find them planted in themed pots at souvenir kiosks for tourists.  They’re often purchased for or by people who lack a green thumb.  … Continue reading

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