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There are five cacti on my windowsill
and a bonsai tree, living happily together
in any kind of weather they get along

....This is actually a song, I kid you not. It's called "The Cactus Song" and I have no idea what is it other than a song about cactus. And I do have five cacti on my windowsill, except one is an aloe vera. So maybe I'll write a new song "There are Five Succulents on a Shelf by my Window" ...not as catchy.Today I added a new cactus to my plant family. They are sort of cactus twins, some kind of siamese cactus thing going on. They're my birthday cactci, thanks to my mother. 

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The little pot I put them in is one that I made in pottery this last school year. It's just a little wheel-thrown pot but after it dried out a little bit I cut the edge to a scallop. Almost all of my pots are this lightish blue color, because I was rather picky and didn't have a lot of glazes to choose from. 
So... why the obsession with the succulents? I don't really know. They are just so cute and are so different from each other. Plus, they are pretty easy to care for *knock on wood* Just put them in the sun and water them every once in a while and you are set to go! I got these little guys at Home Depot but they are also available at any nursery or garden center.
 


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Grandma
06/14/2011 10:17pm

These cacti are so cute, Shel. I was wishing I could find a little mini-mini saguaro cactus for you when we were in Arizona---but couldn't find one!

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Arielle
06/15/2011 7:05pm

oh soooo cute! Adorable! And that pot is amazing you are so talented!

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