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CACTI LOVE: Prickly delights

March 30, 2018


Water is on our lips in the Fairest Cape and I've been seriously looking into changing my flowers and plants to being more water-wise, especially when I noticed my rows of lavender, one of the hardiest shrubs around, looking tres forlorn, It's time to change things up and go the succulent/cacti route, but in the meantime I thought I'd put up some prickly delights for inspiration: 


I love this outside space full of cacti and earthy colours


 How cute is this bag? I'm warming up to the idea of  incorporating more prickly delights into my home, whether  inside or outside, they are rather appealing!

 Am on a mission to update my denims with some new motifs to sew on..watch this space!

 A lovely instagram accout to follow noor_unnahar

 Love the idea of recycling tins!

 A shelf full of different shapes and sized pots for cacti and succulents

Cacti always makes me think of wide open spaces, of deserts and endless blue skies

 My first few years on earth were spent in Namibia where very little rain fell, so our own garden was a mass of hardy plants and cacti

 courtesy Pinterest image


 Now these are fab!


 Bring the outside... inside! courtesy Pinterest: wallpaper cactus image



I'll be reporting on my garden and changing up to succulents and cacti within the next few months, so watch this space. I've included a clip showing one how to plant your very own cacti garden - it's a good start, don't you think? 


Happy Friday and happy long weekend peeps - I'm off to the nursery to buy a few cacti! 




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