Cactus Again Popular with Busy Gardeners

Photo: Tom MacCubbin
by: Tom MacCubbin
Updated: 5/19/2017 7:58:59 PM
If you are like most busy people you are running out of time for plants.  And you are not too proud to admit the last plant you purchased shriveled due to a lack of water and others are yellowing in a dark corner.  Perhaps you are beginning to wonder if there is there a plant for you?

Well, have you every thought of  cactus?  It?s not a joke these sticky desert dwellers are tough and durable.  They blend in well with a busy life style in homes, apartments and offices.  All you have to do is provide a sunny location or at least a very bright area. 

There is a lot to like about cactus including the old man cactus with a grey hairy look, the bishop?s cap shaped like a hat, big round barrel cactus, grafted varieties of different colors, pink flowered pincushion and much more.  You can keep cactus in individual pots or mix several together in a large container to create an attractive desert scene.
 Just follow these carefree tips to keep the cactus growing:

If you haven't noticed cactus are in style right now. Why?  Well it is due to their easy care.  Bring one or two home and your are sure to be a success with this durable plant.