or my cutest cactus It was so tiny when I brought it home. Okay, I bought it because it looked like a cock, but a really cute one! Rebutia is a genus in the family Cactaceae, native to Bolivia and Argentina. They are generally small, colorful cacti, globular in form, which freely produce flowers that are relatively large in relation to the […]
Echinopsis chamaecereus is a species of cactus from Argentina. Synonyms include Chamaecereus silvestrii and Lobivia silvestrii. It has been called the “peanut cactus”. Source: Wikipedia.
Opuntia microdasys (angel’s-wings, bunny ears cactus, bunny cactus or polka-dot cactus) is a species of flowering plant in the cactus family Cactaceae, native and endemicto central and northern Mexico. Source: Wikipedia.
Ferocactus latispinus is a species of barrel cactus native to Mexico. Originally described as Cactus latispinus in 1824 by English naturalist Adrian Hardy Haworth, it gained its current name in 1922 with the erection of the genus Ferocactus by American botanists Britton and Rose. The species name is derived from the Latin latus “broad”, and […]
Last year I was worried with my succulents. Fall was here and getting cold and wet, soon they’d need shelter. The small plastic greenhouse I’d bought the year before was a little bit too small for all my babies. 😀 Doing some research in the Internet, soon was clear that a really nice greenhouse was […]
Hello! I was a volunteer at PHS for the last four years and the described below happened with two of my shelter friends. After 4 years volunteering was, still is, painful to me to see that PHS has a lot more flaws than I believed it had. No entity is perfect, but I always jumped…
Today was a special day. It’d be my grandma’s 93th birthday. She passed away last November. I was thinking about a way to remember her, but in a happier way, no crying, no flowers. She always said that the world could end in pot pie (Empadão, a Brazilian kind of pot pie with chicken or palm…