casitas de gila guesthouses bed and breakfast new mexico 575-535-4455
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Southwestern Guesthouses on 265 Acres
near Silver City, New Mexico
overlooking Bear Creek and the Gila Wilderness

Casitas de Gila Nature Blog

Casitas de Gila Nature Blog

Category Archives: native plants

YUCCA, SOTOL, AND BEARGRASS

These Iconic Plants of Southern New Mexico Were Nature’s Grocery Store, Pharmacy, Fabric Shop, and Hardware Store for the Native Americans of Southwest New Mexico SHOWTIME IN THE HIGH CHIHUAHUAN DESERT Beginning sometime in June, and generally peaking in early … Continue reading

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FLOWERING CACTUS IN SOUTHWEST NEW MEXICO

THE MARVELOUS LATE SPRING FLOWERING OF CACTUS IN THE HIGH DESERT OF SOUTHWEST NEW MEXICO During the Driest Months of the Year, Cactus Blooms Accent a Landscape Parched and Waiting for the Rains WAITING FOR THE RAINS TIME Once again … Continue reading

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ANCIENT CROPS IN SOUTHWEST NEW MEXICO

 2000 YEARS OF HARVEST TIME ALONG BEAR CREEK HARVEST TIME AT THE CASITA GARDENS It’s late August and the rains of the 2013 Southwest Monsoon season have shown no sign of weakening. As of this morning, Casitas de Gila Guesthouses … Continue reading

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Fall in the Gila Country — Light and Leaves

October and November are spectacular months in the Gila Country of Southwestern New Mexico. With the ending of the monsoon rains, the days are noticeably shorter and the skies have taken on a deeper shade of cobalt blue as the … Continue reading

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Becky & Michael O'Connor, Owners
CASITAS DE GILA GUESTHOUSES & ART GALLERY
50 Casita Flats Rd • PO Box 325 • Gila, New Mexico 88038
575-535-4455

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