The Soft Side of Thorns
This prickly pear cactus lures one in with its soft cotton looking buds, but pricks the naive with a thorny reality.
Prickly Pear Fruit
Desert Flower Carpet
Springtime in the Arizona desert is often graced by beautiful flowers. The orange and yellow poppies are among my favorites.
Saguaro and Flowers
The iconic saguaro cactus stands tall, adorned by beautiful yellow springtime desert flowers.
Artichoke Agave B&W
Chihuly blown glass cactus are beautifully crafted and on display among the native cacti at the Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix, Arizona.
Prickly Pear Metal Sculpture
Nuts, Bolts and glass adorn this metal prickly pear sculpture at the Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park near Superior, Arizona.