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Last night, temperatures were so low the wind prickled like a cactus, but a lucky few were offered respite inside the Marlo Laz launch dinner.
In addition to boogieing with the event’s mascot, Mr. Green Bean, young guests can make projects like their own slime, pickles, tea, flower crowns and jam, as well as plant a take-home succulent in a cactus lab.
What do a charcoal grill, Marie Antoinette, and a cactus have in common?
There weren’t any over-the-top references to the host city, like the purple cactus for Phoenix in 1995 or the supersized Fleur-de-lis for New Orleans in 2014.
Cacti and succulents blend well with Mother in Law's tongue (sanseveria), ponytail palm, a Ric Rac (or fishbone) cactus, all in pots.
In September, a Tucson economic development group sent a giant 21-foot saguaro cactus to Amazon’s headquarters in Seattle.
After all, the state’s official plant is a cactus, and its other attractions include tumbleweed and tornadoes.
There’s the 1966 animated classic narrated by Boris Karloff, followed by the highly inferior 2000 live-action film starring Jim Carrey as the ol’ grouch who is as cuddly as a cactus. 8 and 8:30 p.m., NBC.
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