The morning at the Tucson Botanical Gardens provided some great close up of plants and other items.
Aloe blooms ready to pop.
Early cholla blooms.
Despite the colder than usual Tucson winter, the flowers in pots are still doing well.
The oranges are about ready to be picked.
According to Google Image search this is a Firethorn plant.
The gardens has a nice mix of everyday items mixed in either as planters, or just decorations.
Strategically placed planters are scattered about the gardens.
More Google Image searches say this is a Red Hot Poker.
This is known as the Old Man Cactus for obvious reasons.
Our last view are the serious spikes on the top of this cactus.