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Meet the Garden’s Newest Research Assistant Luis Romero

Meet the Garden’s Newest Research Assistant Luis Romero

Across the sandy desert floor in northwestern New Mexico, two small rare cactus species — Sclerocactus mesae-verdae and Sclerocactus cloverae — call this place home. Yet, these plants are threatened by poachers and habitat loss due to oil and gas development in the...
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...
 
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