This is the fourth year of the California drought. Too many photos show the Central Valley—the home of huge fields growing every fruit and vegetable imaginable—is starting to look like a waste land.
We rejoice for the rain that is beating down on other places, and are appalled at the floods with its unrelenting damage.
Selfishly, I look at the flowers on Elephant's Child site and sigh at their beauty. Cup on the Bus is surrounded by flowers, plants, and green, so green. There are other blog sites who post such amazing photos of their world.
Well, now. The only way I could show any photos at all was using my cellphone to capture succulents at a local Succulent show. Here are some beauties, and I don’t know their appellations:
The plant to the right is
some sort of bonsai; do not
know what kind. Do you?==>
This plant might actually survive with my ineptitude?
I was told this plant to the right is called
"pitcher plant" or monkey's paws. It
has a sweet nectar at the bottom of the
pitchers that traps and consumes insects.==>
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Perhaps you all may know these amazing plants' names?
<==I love this one!