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christmas cactus

I have heard that you should put Christmas cactus in the dark to stimulate blooming. How long? Anything else. It did not work last year. Mi…

Started by Gina Morgenstein

42 May 5
Reply by Lyn - Sydney

Does anyone here grow Euphorbia milii (Crown of Thorns)?

I used to grow a lot of Euphorbias, but not I grow only the milii and milii-type Euphorbias. They're so great because I've always got some…

Started by Denise

42 Jul 16, 2013
Reply by Janet Ruth Baron

Pereskia

I have mine in water now and want to move it to soil.  I live in zone 4, so this will be an indoor plant.  I do not know what variety it is…

Started by Wendy Hime

5 Nov 13, 2011
Reply by Wendy Hime

Succulents

It's a nice cool fall in Kansas and almost time to bring in the Cactus but every time I bring in some of the Succulents, some of them will…

Started by Connie Volkman

6 Oct 20, 2011
Reply by Connie Volkman

Warning: Allergic Skin reaction from Blue Agave on my hands

I trimmed a large Blue Agave without gloves and used a saw.  The juice from the Agave got on my arms and hands and I had an immediate aller…

Started by Regina Bartlett

5 Sep 25, 2011
Reply by Garden Vince

BLUISH GREEN SEDUM...that looks like Dutch flat leaf cabbage or Thanksgiving cactus leaves?

Does anyone know if there's a sedum that is a bluish grayish green with leaves like a Thanksgiving cactus also similar to Dutch flat leaf c…

Started by Janet Ruth Baron

2 May 30, 2011
Reply by Janet Ruth Baron

Prickly pear cactus

I live in NH and have a prickly pear cactus that has turned into a perennial. Can I transplant it to a differnt in the yard without shockin…

Started by Jeanne Kelly

3 Apr 3, 2011
Reply by Jeanne Kelly

Cactus in TN with winter damage!

Does anyone know if a cactus that is all shriveled and brown looking in a pot, may come back?

Started by Janet Ruth Baron

4 Mar 23, 2011
Reply by Janet Ruth Baron

Rare cactus collector in California , will show / share

Hi...  I have a few photos up on my www.cactus4you.com website..and I'm going to advertise a spring show of some of my not-for sale  collec…

Started by Dawn Dalyce

5 Mar 7, 2011
Reply by John Jardin – zone 9

Echinopsis 'Fire Chief'

I discovered this wonderful little blooming Peanut Cactus growing in a coastal garden in Monterey, CA a few years back.  The owner was kind…

Started by Dave Egbert

3 Mar 6, 2011
Reply by Dawn Dalyce

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