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How To Care For Burro’s Tail Succulents

Burro’s tail succulents (Sedum morganianum), also known as donkey’s tail, are unique additions to your houseplant collection. The lengthy cascading stems, covered in plump, teardrop-like silvery-green leaves, are perfect for hanging baskets and shelves. They pair well with dark green plants, including philodendron micans, holiday cactus, and the bird of paradise. While they are beautiful, the plants are sometimes difficult to care …

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What’s the Difference Between Thanksgiving and Christmas Cactus?

Fuchsia flowered Christmas cactus bloomed on a window sill.

You’ve probably heard about the Christmas cactus, a high-impact, low-maintenance plant that injects color into dreary winters. But did you also know about the Thanksgiving cactus? They are different plants! Both succulents hail from South America and have many similar qualities, such as nodule leaves, pointy flowers, and growing patterns. They are often confused with one another, …

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7 Indoor Plants That Barely Need Water

home garden filled a lot of beautiful plants, cacti, succulents, air plant in different design pots

Not properly watering or forgetting to water your plants is the most common problem many gardeners face. Indoors and out! If this sounds like you, it’s time to switch up your strategy. A lot of plants, like many cacti and succulent varieties, are low-maintenance and can thrive in dry conditions. Discover these amazing indoor plants …

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How to Choose the Right Container for Your Houseplant

Plant transplant, woman care houseplant and transplant houseplant into a pot

So, you’ve decided to get a houseplant. Congratulations! Plants are a great way to add life and freshness to your home. But now the question is: What kind of container should you get for it? And, should you get a small or big one? What about the material? Terracotta or plastic? There are so many different …

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Best Types of Pots For Your Indoor Succulents

Various types of mini zebra plant ,echeveria succulent house plants clay pots on striped table clothes background

Succulents are drought-tolerant, low-maintenance plants perfect for a novice gardener or forgetful waterer. If you want to provide your indoor succulents with the best care, you first need to choose the right pots. Of course, the right type of soil, amount of sunlight, and watering techniques matter just as much. All of these factors combined …

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How to Grow and Care for Prickly Pear Cactus

Purple Santa Rita Prickly Pear Cactus with Yellow Flowers in Tucson, Arizona

Prickly pear cactus (Opuntia) consists of over 100 different species and is known for producing delicious dark orange fruit known as tunas. Before they develop fruits, the cacti grow glorious, delicate flowers in colors ranging from orange, yellow, and pink. The genus grows in a series of pads, which creates a sprawling, organic silhouette, making for an artistic addition …

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10 Creative Ways To Display Succulents

Tea time table display. Chrysanthemsum lemon tea and cookies in blue theme chinaware complement with rosettes succulent plant. Lacy cream white color table cloth and background.

It’s no secret that succulents are popular houseplants. They are low-maintenance and easy to maintain. Plus, they thrive in many homes’ warm, dry conditions! Whether you’re a new plant parent or consider yourself a seasoned pro, when it comes to the world of houseplants, you may still be looking for new ways to display your plants. Fortunately, there …

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