Cacti and Succulents – Easy Peasy Gardening

Cacti and succulents are the perfect plants for easy to grow indoor or outdoor gardens.

Cacti and Succulents - Perfect for Easy Peasy Gardens

Perfect for Easy Peasy Gardens

Great plants for beginners or experienced gardeners.

Thousands of varieties, most with exotic blooms  (click to view slide show)
Minimal requirements; sunlight, good drainage and occasional water
Sizes vary from tiny (less than one inch) to huge (greater than 30 feet)
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Fits any situation – from terrariums, small pots to gardens
Very long lived and many free from generous gardeners

What is the difference between cacti and succulent?

Cacti have stickers, succulents are more ‘user friendly’.
A cactus is the only plant that can sit in a blazing south window where the sun pours in, magnified through the glass.
A succulent is any plant that stores water in juicy leaves, stems or roots in order to withstand periodic drought.

Resources for buying, growing and caring for cacti and succulents. This is a random list – google for more mail-order links

Succulent Plant Care:

Make your own cactus terrarium and more:

Great website for catalogs and more information:

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