Cactus on the Window: Care Different in Winter and Summer

Exotic succulents in nature grow in extreme conditions, surviving where other vegetation dies. They are not afraid of prolonged droughts and even if the above-ground dehydrated part dies, cactuses are reborn from the root like the phoenix from the ashes. Many of them prefer sandy or stony soil, carry the scorching sun and other climatic

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Why are Cactuses Round, or A Lesson in Geometry from Nature

In the year before last, for the sake of the experiment, I decided to capture the changes that occur to mammary after the first spring irrigation. Since November, it stood on a cool window sill and did not see water until March. It is not me who lives, it is a normal practice in growing

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Cactus Care: Watering Without Errors

In the nature of cactuses are forced to survive in extreme conditions, and this well-known fact, alas, does not always benefit them at home. Taking the needs of these ascetics too literally, lovers of indoor plants themselves without suspecting it creates them problems. Yes, the care of cactuses is not common compared to the needs

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13 Things you Probably didn’t Know About Cacti

Thanks to their shape, their size and their impressive flowers, cacti make a very rich house plant. As no two cacti are identical, this house plant is a unique way to decorate your living space and make it interesting, whether on a windowsill or on a shelf. The name Cactus (official name Cactaceae) comes from

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How to Arrange a Cactus Wintering?

Since September, along with the reduction of daylight hours, I start to gradually reduce the watering of cacti and prepare them for overwintering. While it is still warm outside, I carefully inspect the plants for pests or diseases. Usually, if hygiene rules are observed on the window sill during the summer, the autumn inspection does

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Poisonous Cactuses: Myths, Superstitions and Warnings

Cactus plants are a numerous family consisting of various, sometimes very unusual, succulent plants, many of which are successfully grown as house flowers. As it turned out, among them there are also poisonous cactuses, which contain toxic substances. Which family members fall into this category, are they really dangerous for humans? Is it dangerous to

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Florarium of Cactuses: An Island of Beauty and Exotics

These succulent plants decorate many interiors of residential and non-residential premises, blending seamlessly with the existing domestic vegetation. They have gained world popularity, create incredible compositions out of succulents, and the florarium of cactuses looks as original – luxurious and exotic. Vegetable terrariums, also known as florariums, are a fashionable trend of floriculture, and creativity,

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