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Old Man Cactus Flower

Caught sight of this the other day and made a point of returning at night to try and catch some photos of the flower. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve tried over the years and this is only … Continue reading

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Turks Head Cactus

 The recent rains have revived all the plants, bushes and everything is blooming like crazy including my Turks Head cacti.  I love these cacti……….hope you enjoy the selection of photos.     Marta       http://www.harbourclubvillas.com

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Hibiscus

I hope you enjoy these beautiful hibiscus flowers!       Marta       http://www.harbourclubvillas.com

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Starfish Flower

I’m not sure where I got a cutting for this cactus like plant and was amazed one day to see a spectacular flower appear. It is called Stapelia Gigantea or Starfish Flower. The flowers can be 10 to 16 inches … Continue reading

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Desert Rose Seed Pods

I was cleaning up the pool area today and discovered my desert rose had a large seed pod that had just burst open. There was a little bit of a wind today so I had a great opportunity to take … Continue reading

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Opuntia Cactus

All this dry weather and no rain has been ideal for our large Opuntia Cactus also known as Prickly Pear Cactus. It is blooming to beat the band with large bright yellow flowers. A dried almond leaf was caught up … Continue reading

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Flowers for you

A big THANKYOU to my wonderfully caring  family and friends that have supported me these past few months. I love you all  !!!  My experience these last few months with breast cancer has really thrown me for a loop and … Continue reading

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Orchids

This Tall Encyclia orchid was growing on the rock ridge overlooking the entrance to our marina. The days have been so gloomy and so I decided to see if the rain had made our local plants bloom. The Encyclia Altissima … Continue reading

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Wild Potato Vine

Finally, after weeks of looking I spotted this showy, red flowering vine on my neighbour’s property. I’ve been watching out for the Ipomoea vine also known as the Christmas vine and or Wild Potato. I’m thinking this last week has … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas

    Wishing you all the very best at this special time of year.   Marta and Barry   http://www.harbourclubvillas.com

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