POSTCARD FROM the Desert Botanical Garden

A bonsai bougainvillea contrasts with the greens and browns of the desert around it.

A bonsai bougainvillea contrasts with the greens and browns of the desert around it.

You never know what you’ll see at the Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix. You expect cactus, boojum trees and lizards. But an exuberantly-colored bougainvillea carefully kept as a bonsai tree? As I say over and over again, when I visit here, Wow.

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2 responses to “POSTCARD FROM the Desert Botanical Garden

  1. I visited the Phoenix Botanical Garden when they were showing an exhibit of glass artworks among the cactus. It was a rainy evening, and the illuminated glass work looked like exotic growths echoing the odd shapes of the cactus and succulents – magical!

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