On March 19, I posted about buds on the wavy prickly pear living in the hell strip. It turns out that we'll be getting some exciting new growth... and fast! These new pads are growing much faster than I would have thought. They must be very happy!
In other news, here's a bloom on another cactus and it isn't one of those godawful plastic ones that Lowe's and Home Depot glue on: