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Thanksgiving Cactus: How to Grow and Care

Thanksgiving cactus (Schlumbergera) flowers in pot close up in studio against pink background. Beautiful pink Schlumbergera truncata, commonly known as Thanksgiving Cactus.

Thanksgiving cactus plants (Schlumbergera truncata) are perfect for adding color to your home this holiday season. However, with the proper instructions, growing these plants can be easy, even if you keep them inside your home or apartment.  Luckily, there are many things you can do to ensure that your Thanksgiving cactus plant thrives and stays healthy. Learn …

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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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12 Charming Thanksgiving Decorations For Your Yard or Garden

Welcome mat on the front porch with the word "thankful" with boots and fall leaves

One of the most wonderful times of the year is from October to December. It’s due to gorgeous ornaments that invite people into the warmth of their homes, combined with colorful leaves falling from the trees. While most folks focus on Halloween and Christmas decorations, Thanksgiving is also a great opportunity to transform your backyard …

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12 Super Fun Thanksgiving Traditions You Need to Try

Family celebration dinner

Thanksgiving is the start of the holiday season – followed by Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa, and New Year’s- and it is my favorite holiday! Not only is it my favorite meal, but it is celebrated with my closest friends and family, whom I rarely get to spend time with. Over the years, we’ve experimented with many …

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