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Xeriscape paradise

Xeriscape paradise

A Trichocereus - the "Flying Saucer" - blooms in Mark Tylutki's yard. He converted his water-gulping landscape to a desert garden.

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Xeriscape paradise

Xeriscape paradise

The front yard of Mark Tylutki's and Karen Campbell's Sam Hughes home has been converted from lawns to a colorful desert garden.

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Xeriscape paradise

Xeriscape paradise

A hedgehog cactus (Echinocereus viereckii) blooms at Mark Tylutki's home.

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Xeriscape paradise

Xeriscape paradise

An Echinocereus eachinopsis shows off its spring colors.

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Xeriscape paradise

Xeriscape paradise

Harrisia jusberti is one type of night-blooming cereus.

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Xeriscape paradise

Xeriscape paradise

Trichocereus is a popular cactus for use in desert landscapes.

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Xeriscape paradise

Xeriscape paradise

"I absolutely get joy looking at it,''says Karen Campbell of the cactus garden. An orange Trichocereus is shown.

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Xeriscape paradise

Xeriscape paradise

Mark Tylutki knows all of his desert garden babies by name. There is Trichocereus Flying Saucer, with a glorious pink bloom. There's tall and twisty Pedilanthus macrocarpus and Harrisia jusbertii, with stunning white blossoms that smell faintly of honeysuckle and vanilla.

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