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Serenità del venerdì / Friday's serenity

Stavolta non vi propongo la foto di un fiore per unirmi a Laura e alle altre amiche: vi mostro il reticolo di spine di uno dei miei ultimi arrivati, un Echinocereus rigidissimus. Un nome un po' altisonante che però rende bene l'immagine del cactus in questione. Si tratta di una piantina che cercavo da tanto e che ho deciso di regalarmi, sperando di riuscire a curarla al meglio...

Today I'm not showing you the picture of a flower to join Laura and our other friends: I chose the thick thorns of one of my new entries, an Echinocereus rigidissimus. That's some bombastic name, but I think it gives you the image of the plant. I'd been looking for this cactus for quite a long time, and I decided to take one as a gift to myself, hoping I'll be able to take good care of it...

Franca Rita non è l'unica a chiedersi quante piante spinose ho: ogni volta che parlo di grasse la domanda sorge spontanea in chi mi ascolta, quindi mi sono finalmente decisa a contarle.
Dunque, sono 103. 
E ne stanno per arrivare altre.
Che vi devo dire? Per me anche questa è serenità! : )

Franca Rita isn't the only one who wonders how many cacti I have: every time I talk about them with someone they ask me that, so I finally decided to count them.
So, they're 103.
And new ones are coming.
What shall I say? This is my kind of serenity! : 


  1. ...dovresti fare una bellissima foto di gruppo!!! Peccato che sei forse te l'ho già detto...altrimenti potremmo scambiarci i "figli" di queste fantastiche piantine!!! un abbraccio!

  2. ....mi è sfuggita la tovaglietta per il thè ...appena l'ho vista ho esclamato ....Che bel colore!!! ...Poi ho letto che è stato proprio il colore a colpire anche te. Che dire della piantina e del numero ??!! Una mia amica in campagna si è fatta costruire una serra vicino alla casa dove ne coltiva ....devo chiedere se le ha contate!!!! Sereno week end

  3. Un piccolo capolavoro!
    buon fine settimana

  4. Beautiful cactus !
    Have a fun weekend !

  5. Questa è davvero bella! Divido il terrazzo con un appassionato come te e anche se non sono un'esperta e non conosco i nomi scientifici ogni forma, colore e fiore mi affascina sempre :)

  6. What a pretty cactus! Guess what I had to think of immediately? An old lady wearing a hairnet :o). Thanks for your sweet comment on my Aminekos and have a fabulous Sunday! Nata xxx


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