When you move to Arizona there are many beautiful cacti you can have in your yard or patio pots. The trick to getting the right color bloom is to buy them when they are flowering so you see the colors of the flowers. Most cactus bloom for only a few days and some only one day a year. Enjoy why you can.
Below is a guide to some of the most common Arizona cactus and the native Palo Verde tree. It’s actually a postcard so if you want me to mail you one just let me know. Once established most don’t need watering unless they are in a pot. When searching for a home if you want a low maintenance yard (little watering or trimming) look for a desert front and backyard. And, yes that means no grass. If you want grass, of course, get it but other options are fake grass and there is always buying a home on the golf course or by a common area with grass. The nice thing is you don’t have to water or cut the grass.
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