Wordless Wednesday: December 12, 2012

Long time readers may recall I completed MG certification last March so this year I was invited to the Master Gardeners’ Christmas Party! 🙂 The event was held yesterday at the Gifford Youth Activity Center and Community Garden, a knowing/growing green-space worthy of a much larger post.  For now, let me entice you with the first of many pics. 🙂

Luther Burbank Spineless Opuntia, 12/11/12

This cactus is one of more than 60 spineless Luther Burbank opuntias, but the exact variety is unknown. Oddly enough, this same unidentified prickly pear has been growing in the Ranchero since I moved in: last month it set buds for the first time:

Spineless Luther Burbank Opuntia, 11/30/12

Stunning pink flowers are coming….maybe even by New Year’s ❗

Next time I’ll share more of the Community Garden…..

🙂 🙂

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11 thoughts on “Wordless Wednesday: December 12, 2012

  1. We have some cactus in our garden (in fact they grow wild all around these parts), very similar to your photo. Some varieties have red flowers and others have bright yellow flowers. I call them Mickey Mouse cactus! Sophisticated, huh? lol

  2. Thank you so much for sharing, very a beautiful plants,I am really enjoy it to see more and more.Happy Holiday!

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