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Still can’t distinguish between succulents and cacti? We explain the difference!

Incredibly, most people confuse succulents and cacti, something completely normal when they are so similar and the differences have not yet been explained to us. Both succulents and cacti belong to the same plant family: the succulent family. In total, there are no more and no less than 8,000 different species approximately. However, there are differences between succulents and cacti because they originate from places with different climates and, therefore, have also evolved differently. If they have something in common, it...

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Astrophytum Myriostigma: the prettiest cacti to collect

True cacti collectors love all varieties but some of the most sought-after cacti are the Astrophytum Myriostigma, better known as star cactus or Bishop's bonnet due to their particular shape. This species of cacti comes from Mexico, where they are currently in danger of extinction due to massive extraction for trade. Renowned for their incredible flowers, they come in diverse varieties such as: Astrophytum Myriostigma Nudum, Astrophytum Myriostigma Nudum Strongylogonum, Astrophytum Myriostigma Multicostatum, Astrophytum Myriostigma Nudum Fukuryu Hakutaturyumtrophymtrophytriosumtrophytriosum, Cactus Astrophytriosmtrophytriosophytriosumtrophytriosumtrophymatrics Tricostatum,...

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Learn how to create your own terrarium for cacti and succulents

Learn how to create your own terrarium for cacti and succulents If you are a fan of plants, especially cacti and succulents, and you have some at home or are thinking of acquiring some, we will teach you how to make your own terrarium for these wonderful little plants. A terrarium will add a unique touch to your home while ensuring at the same time that your plants are well cared for. The shapes and colours of cacti and succulents captivate...

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Tips and tricks for cacti care

Cacti and succulents are capable of living in conditions of extreme drought thanks to their large capacity to store water. Let's get to know them better! In their growing seasons, with the exposure to the sun they need, they require watering, or they become vulnerable to diseases and pests that can attack them. All these factors will be decisive for the plants to be healthy and for them to achieve an ideal flowering. GET TO KNOW YOUR CACTI AND SUCCULENTS! They...

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Trasplante de un cactus o de una suculenta a otra maceta

Transplant a cactus or succulent to another pot

On many occasions, you ask us how and when to change the pot of a cactus or a succulent and if you can do it in any season of the year. As it is a very common question, we decided to make this guide. Why is it important to change the pot? There are several reasons why a change should be made: The plant is too big. The roots come out of the drainage holes in the pot. You have to change the substrate...

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Everything you need to know about… ECHEVERIAS!

If you are starting in the world of succulents, this article we have prepared will help you get started. You may have heard of the Echeverias or "alabaster rose" as one of the types of succulents most acquired by all lovers of these plants and it's no wonder why! Echeverias are the ideal succulents for beginner gardenrs in the wonderful world of cacti. They belong to the Crassulaceae family and most originate from Mexico. Did you know that there are more...

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Home remedies for pests

Although cacti and succulents are very hardy plants, they are affected more often than we would like by dreaded pests such as mealybugs, mites, fungi, slugs, etc. Fighting pests is one of the biggest concerns for avid collectors We have experienced, on more than one occasion, the devastation to our plant collections wrought by pests of various kinds, and we know the damage they can cause to our precious plants. The simplest solution is to go to a specialized store and buy...

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More interesting eco-friendly gifts for special occasions

Eco-friendly gifts are the perfect present due to their sustainability and respect for the environment. Not only will the planet thank you, but so will the person who receives the gift now that eco-gifts have become increasingly fashionable and original. As you can imagine, plants (cacti and succulents) are one such gift, but not the only ones we can think of. When special occasions are approaching, we always ask ourselves the same thing: what can I give? Faced with these...

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What kind of cacti with flowers are there and which are the most beautiful?

Few people know that cacti give flowers and not just any flowers... Beautiful flowers, striking ones with different colours and shapes, capable of captivating the attention of anyone who has the pleasure of seeing them! Even though the first flowering may occur after a few years (a few years, in the case of some cacti it may be about 25 years!), this delay does not respond to the duration of the flower which may wither quickly. Each cactus has a different...

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What is so special about small cacti?

If on any other occasion we talked about cacti care, the care of small cacti does not differ must from that of larger cacti. As with large cacti, there is a wide variety of small cacti, with different shapes and with different flowers. However, having small cacti at home has its advantages, and we are sure that if you are starting in this world, you will love them since they are ideal for decorating small spaces inside the home and...

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