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Valentine Poinsettias: FOTD, Feb 14, 2021

 

Not only do the poinsettias insist on continuing to flourish, but we forgot to put the Tarahumara creche figures away as well. We are still enjoying their company on Valentine’s Day.

 

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Sun Rose: FOTD, Nov 23. 2020

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Yolanda tells me that the name for this little succulent flower in Mexico is “pistãnas de mi suegra” Which means “the eyelashes of my mother-in-law!”  Ha. Much more colorful than “sun rose.”  This bee doesn’t care what we call them, however.

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Succulents and Anthurium in Inventive Planters: FOTD, Sept 29, 2020

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I found a new little vivero where the woman does such unusual plantings. The first one pictured is planted in an empty oyster tin. Wish I had purchased the one that still had the lid attached! The Anthurium was planted in a coconut shell which was then covered in grass so it formed a tight ball. I unfortunately left it in the trunk of my car while I met a friend for lunch, and so the leaves and flowers all dried out and shriveled up a bit. Hope it will grow new ones! The third was planted in a small coconut shell with little legs added on. I have a feeling I’ll be visiting this vivero again!  If you happen to live in the Lake Chapala area, the name of the inventive lady is Lety and her vivero is located across the carretera from Super Lake.

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Maguey: FOTD, Sept 17, 2020

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This Maguey has serrated leaves that I have found by experience can be dangerous, but they are so beautiful, that I keep them around anyway. And no, I never remember to wear gloves and sleeves when I work around them., and have the scars to prove it. They do flower, but not at the moment.

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