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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...
How to Diagnose Plant Problems

How to Diagnose Plant Problems

Plants are susceptible to diseases, injuries and stress. Plant problems can have multiple causes, making it difficult to identify the primary or even secondary issues. To make matters worse, gardens exhibit variability because they are dynamic living systems. Plant...
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...
Summer Plant SOS

Summer Plant SOS

Record breaking heat is hard on us, imagine what’s going on with your plant. Here are some helpful tips to provide them relief:   If your plants are turning yellow, place shade cloth over the plants until temperatures are in the 90s. Since we haven’t...
 
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