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The Most Strange Cactus in the Garden

The Most Strange Cactus in the Garden

Razor sharp spines. Plants that cut themselves to creep along the ground. Cactus with mutations! At Desert Botanical Garden, guests will encounter several ‘creepy’ cactus species throughout the trails. Learn more about some of the Garden’s cactus species with spooky...
Cactus Care Tips from Garden Horticulture Staff

Cactus Care Tips from Garden Horticulture Staff

Most cactus are best grown outdoors in filtered sun or on a bright patio while others can tolerate full sun. If the cactus gets too much sun it will sunburn, which results in a yellowing of the skin, progressing to a browning (killing) on the sunniest side. If this...
Care and Keeping of Saguaros

Care and Keeping of Saguaros

Do you have a saguaro in your yard? Want to learn how to care for them? Here are some helpful tips to make sure your saguaro survives during hot summers. The saguaro cactus is a desert plant that doesn’t need to be connected to drip irrigation. However, they do...
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