Prickly Pear Cactus

Cactus at the farm is…well cactus. We have too much of it and it is constantly a thorn in our side. (Pardon the Pun!) In the spring it has very pretty yellow flowers. In the fall is has beautiful pink “fruit” and nothing is prettier than all the plants with the varying degrees of pink […]

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Fall Cactus

The fall Prickly Pear cactus all have beautiful pink buds which makes for a beautiful view. Of course, cactus are literally a thorn in any farmers side and not a plant that anyone wants in their pastures. Never-the-less we have more than our share! My daughter in law remembers picking the buds as a little girl […]

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Prickly Pear Cactus

Hate, hate, hate this cactus. It is definitely not a good thing to have at the farm. It grows everywhere and it is almost impossible to get rid of. It is not of any value (at least to farmers and ranchers) as no living thing can eat it. You can spray it, but it will […]

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