Painted Rock Cactus

I think this is a great idea. If you have the skill or pattern/ design to make it as detailed as this one is. Great idea for a rock garden, literally.

Katie Loves …a plant for those who lack any sort of green thumb. Paint smooth stones to look like cacti and nestle into a planter just the same. No watering or sunlight required.  Photo: El Nido de Mama Gallina

Source: A Painted Plant For The Gardening Impaired

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Snapple has Dragonfruit

Dragonfruit: Is that a real fruit? Has anyone else never heard of that? Yet, here I am, a dragon. You would think I’d know about something like that.

It’s been a long time since I tried Snapple, during the drive down to the US, about 15 years ago. It was really sweet. I was offered a sample of the new water, waiting for it in the mail. Should be interesting.

I hope they send dragonfruit flavour. Dragons should have dragonfruit. I expect it’s juicy, a little tangy and just a touch bitter. Not too bitter. Not enough to bite anyone’s head off. But, not all sweet and nice either. The write up about it from the website was funny. Like they know I daydream way too much. 🙂
Added this morning: I found dragonfruit. It has a few interesting names. If you are somewhere this grows can you send seeds or a cutting? Would be fun to try growing this. We have a few exotic flowering cactus. I don’t know what they are all called. I get cuttings from various places and try to keep them alive. 🙂 Most are doing great. They will start getting flowers soon now that the weather has warmed up.

Really a Rock Garden


Graham must like rocks as much as I do. He has them all around his house. The gardens and lawn are huge there but around the house itself are just rocks and a very few cacti. (Yes, cactus in Canada, growing wild and outdoors all year long).

This is a rock picture from his house. I was looking forward to the rock pictures at least as much (maybe more) than the rose pictures. But they were the ones I took and goofed up. I did this one yesterday just before the camera decided it was full, 36 pictures were stored on it so that is better than a roll of film which gets 26 if you push it. Anyway, I will take more rock pictures next time I drive down there. This one I will keep but I will crop it before using it as desktop background.