This Summer started early and hot. Our poor garden wilted on the vine. It is only in the past few weeks with some monsoon like rains,that it is starting to recover and we now actually have a garden.
Barrel Cactus in Bloom and art shot
Prickly Pear in Bloom
Clearing the way for hikers
August rains got our driveway river bed running
This has been a Summer of Blooms. Thank you to son Joseph for helping manifest this bloom.
“Peyodro” (San Pedro Peyote grafts started at the beginning of the Summer) and deep rooted Peyote plants in planter
Jorge and Annie cutting Peyote tops–we have since replaced these long ceramic blades with paring knife sized blades for better cutting. Beautiful and powerful.
It is important when cutting Peyote to leave a good amount of green top so the plant can produce new growth. It has been stated that five years of growth will restore former mescaline content. We hope to initiate some Peyote studies on the topic of mescaline content in greenhouse Peyote.
“W” for the W of the lines between his eyes is our newest resident. We were loaned son Tristan’s three kitties for their mousing abilities.
Ninja and mama kitty
Alex and Jorge conducted Spirit Walks for one weekend while we visited our grandchildren in Santa FE. Daughter Joy and Rowan pictured below with Annie
Congregation House kitchen where Tea is served.
Artwork in Safford AZ