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Monthly Archives: March 2018

Do Christmas Cactus (Thanksgiving, Holiday) Flower More Than Once A Year? Oh Yes!

Christmas Cactus are extremely popular when November and December roll around.  I happen to like them even when they're not in bloom and think they make fine houseplants. But wait, did you know that they can repeat flower? Mine started re-blooming in February, so yes, Christmas Cactus do flower more than once a year.Let’s get a bit technical for those of you who geek out on all things plant like me. Read more

The Ultimate DIY Hanging Planter

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Are you looking for a weekend project? Or you have already decided what you want to do and are looking for help and ideas on how to do it? If your idea was to make yourself hanging planters to hang around your home and garden, I have the perfect project for you. Here you will find a few very simple, interesting... Read more

The Sweetly, Spicy Scented Flowers Of The String Of Pearls Plant

String Of Pearls had me at hello. The 1st time I saw one I thought "what is this captivating succulent with the pearl-shaped leaves that must come home with me now?". But wait, there's more to love? In case yours has never bloomed, let me introduce you to the flowers of the String Of Pearls plant.When I bought my 1st String Of Pearls plant years ago, I had no idea that it flowered. I was growing it indoors and didn't get a bloom on it for 4 years. Once I... Read more

10 Reasons Why You May Be Having Problems Growing A String Of Pearls Plant Indoors

String Of Pearls - you're downright fabulous growing as a houseplant and in a container in the garden. I've grown them in both situations so can we be honest here? Growing them outdoors is much easier, for me anyway. I want to share with you why growing a String of Pearls plant indoors can be a bit tricky so hopefully, this will help you... Read more

Tips For Growing A String Of Pearls Plant Outdoors

Here are my tips for growing a String Of Pearls plant outdoors.The very 1st String Of Pearls post  I did a few years back is the most popular on our site. I've grown String Of Pearls outdoors, as houseplants and even sold 1,000's of cuttings when I lived in Santa Barbara. It's high time for another post on this fabulous, intriguing... Read more