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No, Los Angeles isn’t a desert—but Angelenos do have a penchant for prickly plants. Cactuses are seemingly everywhere in L.A.: botanical gardens, oceanfront Malibu bluffs and drought-tolerant yards. To satisfy your succulent-loving tendencies, take a trip to these stunning cactus gardens, boutiques and nurseries—among our favorite things to do—both within L.A. and a short day trip away.