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In contrast to the snow covered cedars in the Bubolz Preserve, numerous species of cacti live in the Mitchell Park desert dome in Milwaukee, WI.

14 responses

  1. Ah, I can almost feel that warm, dry air! You have a real knack for processing – the colors always seem so “right”.

    March 7, 2011 at 6:26 am

  2. Tammy

    Oh yea, we get to go in! I love the natural colors and settings of this prickly cacti!

    March 7, 2011 at 7:55 am

  3. wow what a contrast from outside, don’t dare speculate on the heating costs though….. looks like being in a desert area, nice soft colors

    March 7, 2011 at 8:20 am

  4. I like that they have a desert dome – especially for people in WI who may never see cacti up close. Definitely prickly!

    March 7, 2011 at 9:05 am

  5. There should be a sign saying “Don’t pat the plants”!

    March 7, 2011 at 3:57 pm

  6. What a great variety of pricklies. Nice image, colors and detail.

    March 7, 2011 at 6:09 pm

  7. Bobbie

    What an astounding variety of colors, textures and “spininess.”

    March 7, 2011 at 8:04 pm

  8. Steven

    Are there any rattlesnakes to contribute to the authenticity? Cacti are the most fascinating plants.

    March 7, 2011 at 8:58 pm

  9. Something for all tastes in a cacti garden, this is a prickly little collection.

    March 7, 2011 at 10:33 pm

  10. Tony

    beautiful, well done picture of beautiful cactuses.

    March 8, 2011 at 1:52 am

  11. It is wonderful to have an arid retreat this time of year.

    March 8, 2011 at 12:07 pm

  12. Does anybody have any tweezers handy, I might have gotten a little too close??

    March 9, 2011 at 8:29 am

  13. Very nice arrangement of cacti with all the different forms/colors. You composed your photo very nicely. Looks like we could be right out in the desert all right.

    March 15, 2011 at 9:17 pm

  14. Simply wonderful. Both composition and processing!

    March 16, 2011 at 4:35 pm

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