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One of my favorite places to visit is the Huntington Botanical Gardens, especially the Desert Garden. For those of you who love cactus and succulents, below are several photos from my last visit.

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parry’s agave, barrel cactus and more

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one of my favorite’s – the agave attenuata

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one of the pathways in the desert garden
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a sea of aeonium succulents

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torch aloe

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I believe another torch aloe (I don’t know what the tree is to the right but it was incredible – very dr. suess like)

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blue agave

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more barrel cactus and parry’s agave

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a saguaro cactus surrounded by barrel cactus and parry’s agave

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barrel cactus with little ones

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could this be an organ pipe cactus? I’ll have to check the tags next time I go.

Happy Weekend!

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In my last post I mentioned that I was going to visit a friend’s garden in Pacific Palisades. Her garden, which I hadn’t seen in ten years, has grown into a amazing garden! It’s situated on a hill-side in Pacific Palisades, a beach community nestled in between Santa Monica and Malibu.

At the end of the day, after a tour of her garden, a garage sale and some wonderful grilled cheese sandwiches, she sent me home with tons of clippings that will help jump-start my own garden here in Southern California.

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