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[Total: 0    Average: 0/5] You must sign in to vote This video is about my visit to fellow YouTuber, Lyn, in Waterford. Lyn’s channel is Desert Plants of Avalon and she has the most amazing collection of cacti and succulents. Please do subscribe to Desert Plants of Avalon! You will love the channel. https://www.youtube.com/user/heartfullofhappiness Video Rating: / 5 Video Rating: / 5

19 Comments

  • Cate's Garden 11 months ago

    Holy guacamole! Yes, she's addicted. But in a good way. NICE setup! Merry Christmas. :)

  • HawTop 11 months ago

    Very good video! I subscribed to the channel. If you like animals visit my channel and you will see exclusive content of animals and I would appreciate you to subscribe too :)

  • blood moon 11 months ago

    did you have any san pedro tea ?

  • Emmit Stewart 11 months ago

    Once, back in the seventies, I saw a microscope picture of an Opuntia glochid.  Not only do they have needle sharp points, but the shaft is covered with barbs that point back like the barb on a fishhook.  Once the tip penetrates your skin, the barbs prevent it from coming out,  so it breaks off and keeps working its way deeper in.  The worse part is that you don't get just one.  They grow so close together that you get grabbed by five to ten at a time.  They especially like to grab onto the soft skin on the back of your hand.  The glochids are horrible, but the flowers are worth the irritation.
      Isn't it wonderful how gardeners will spend months propagating plants just in order to have gifts to give when friends come visiting?  Gardening is the most generous hobby in the world.

  • Gardening Worldwide 11 months ago

    I love lynn and her channel she's the most happiest person I have ever met. it's really nice to see the Queens of Ireland together in this clip.

  • Gicu's plants 11 months ago

    It looks like your had a wonderful day. Happy Holidays Rachael.

  • Courier6 11 months ago

    You two were the most cutest gardener compilation – you both have such wonderful homes packed with the most gorgeous plants. I would take all of them. I used to have quite a spiky collection as a teenager but didn't bring them here … now a wonderful flamed Schlumbergera followed me home (you can't do wrong with 1.79€ for a young plant COVERED in buds, can you?). What I really love is when people have plants they literally grew up with. I have a Phal at home that is now over 10 years and I hope she will accompany a good few years more. It is the same when you show us your orchid seedlings that are not quite seedlings anymore 😀
    And Lynn is such a positive person – although sometimes a bit overwhelming, but she always reminds me that there is more to life than worries, problems and crisis. She is a dear. But enough blabbering, sorry for the sermon 😀

    Dear Rachel, I wish you and your loved ones the most wonderful and peaceful christmas – and thanks for another gardening year you shared with us.
    Best regards from Munich!

  • MaryG Orchids 11 months ago

    That was a great idea to meet up, I bet you guys had so much fun! Thanks for sharing.

  • Oh wow ! What a nice collection of succulents ! Thank you for showing & sharing …

  • Arturo F 11 months ago

    Lyn caresses her plants as if they were pets 🙂 That love for plants and enthusiasm are contagious. No wonder you are friends!

  • Jackie Binkley 11 months ago

    Terrific video! Now your getting into cactus like I have and all thanks to lynn in my case. They become more and more fastinating as you collect them.

  • April Arroyo 11 months ago

    Awe it was great to see you guys together 🙂 maybe you can get Lynn bit by the orchid bug. ..lol. I love her collection, it's funny but I seem to kill cacti…I think I baby them too much.

  • LOLA A 11 months ago

    Very nice exchange gifts!!!

  • Orchid Maniac 11 months ago

    Oh yes, deadly opuntias… I know the feeling, my clumsiness doesn't help around cacti. 😀 Great collaboration, it's fun to see you two together. Thanks for sharing, and happy holidays!

  • Fensterfarm Greenhouse 11 months ago

    Great to see you girls having fun together on each others channel!
    God Bless! I hope that you have a very Merry Christmas!
    Chuck

  • fifi fifi 11 months ago

    So nice to see both of you in the same video again, Lyn has a great collection and is always a pleasure to see it. What a lovely friendship, the good side of youtube :)

  • growingvegetables flowers 11 months ago

    very beautiful thank you merry Christmas to you

  • UK Here We Grow 11 months ago

    Enjoyed both this video and the one on lynne channel. great collab guys :)

  • Orchids & a Dutchy 11 months ago

    I enjoyed so much this video! It was so great that you visited Lyn, nice to see you together. Her collection is so fascinating and interesting. Oh, my mother had a cactus similar to the one at 11:58 in the video, and it was just like Lyn said. The little spines got stuck in our fingers and it was so difficult to remove them. 🙂 So nice that Lyn gave you some cacti! They look beautiful!

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