Shari and John Celebrate July Fourth in Muleshoe

For us, the Fourth of July is usually a parade, fireworks, and hot weather, which it was this year, but with a twist. We also had the pleasure of spending the afternoon with the Bauers from Spicewood, Texas. They weren’t due in till noon, which left us plenty of time...

Coryphantha Rungonii

My coryphantha rungonii always surprises me when it blooms, and it did again just the other day. I googled coryphantha to find out more about this particular cactus and looked at some of the images of coryphanthas and really couldn’t find one that looked much like...

Chamaelobivia Blooms are a Stunning Color

This little cactus bloomed yesterday and reopened today, so I thought it deserved some recognition. Chamaelobivia is a hybrid of chamaecereus (peanut cactus) and lobivia, which happen to both now be classified in the echinopsis family. Chamaelobivia rose quartz...

Hot Enough for Ya?

Today is one of those days when Jay Leno would have said, “It was so hot today,” and someone in the band would, on cue, ask, “How hot was it?” followed by “It was so hot you could…and I will let you fill in the punch line. I tried and all I could come up with was...