My neighbor John and I were talking last night about the bougainvillea all around the subdivision and how we’ve never seen anything like it as long as we can remember. I think it must be because we’ve had the unlikely combination of a wet winter without anything close to a freeze. Has to be, because the bougainvillea are thick and bountiful no matter where you look. Here’s what our front looks like, the prayer grove’s natural archway as maintained by our landscaper Carmelo:
..then, on the other side of the same wall, the bougainvillea as viewed from our cactus garden. The yellow ones I planted a decade ago are having their best year ever and reaching up to join the red ones cascading over the wall:
Pretty, ain’t it?