ActiveRainPhotoBloggerContest - Sun City Mesquite Argentine Giant Cactus Blooms
By Virginia Hepp - Mesquite NV REALTOR, Mesquite NV Homes and Neighborhoods - Search MLS
(Desert Gold Realty - Mesquite NV Homes For Sale)
My Pesky Buyers in Salem Oregon found just the right home here in Sun City Mesquite NV and went home to pack and move. Little did Marilyn and Art know that they had a treasure in their new backyard. The Giant Argentine Pipe Cactus is common in the Mesquite desert landscape - it grows well in the desert in Nevada, Arizona and Utah. But their cactus had 46 buds growing as we were getting ready to close escrow. The seller had moved out a few weeks ago, and I kept going over to the house to check on the cactus, and take pictures of the blooms to show the new owners when they arrived. We had a long winter in Mesquite, with lots of cloudy days and over 7 inches of rain already in 2011. That is almost twice our usual annual average. So when the Mesquite area desert cactus plants finally ...