zig zag cactus in a pot

How To Grow and Care For Fishbone Cactus (Zigzag Cactus)

The Fishbone Cactus (also known as the Zigzag Cactus) originates in the jungle unlike the cacti you are probably used to, and it’s care needs are quite unique when compared to its desert dwelling cousins.

easter cactus in a white flower pot

How To Care For and Grow Easter Cactus (Spring Cactus)

There‚Äôs a good reason holiday cacti are among the most popular succulents. Easter cacti (a.k.a. spring cacti) are relatively easy and undemanding houseplants, non-toxic to pets and small children, and if cared for properly, produce a dazzling array of flowers that brighten up the months when most plants look drab. Holiday cacti (so named because … Read more

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How To Grow a Moon Cactus – Gymnocalycium Mihanovichii

Even though succulents and cacti are less colorful and dramatic than other plants, they are popular houseplants because they are resilient and easy enough for beginning gardeners to grow successfully. Plus, there are many varieties to choose from.  If you want to add a little glamour to your cactus garden and have the patience for … Read more

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Fairy Castle Cactus Care Information – Acanthocereus tetragonus

If your sunny windowsill needs a little more magic, consider adopting a fairy castle cactus. This columnar cactus got its name because the multiple clumping stems grow up in a formation reminiscent of the turrets of a medieval castle.  Each stem of the fairy castle cactus is a five-sided fleshy branch with wooly spines on … Read more