I was so happy today to see my prickly pear cactus blooming.I think this is like the second time it has bloomed. The first time I missed seeing it because it just blooms for one day and then it dies. It's pretty amazing how this cactus makes it through the winter every year. It kind of shrivels up in the winter and comes back to life in the spring. It's starting to take over my garden. I think I may start cutting off pieces and giving them away.