When you think of the word ‘cactus’ what comes to mind? Prickly leaves, funny shapes, the desert? Many think of a cactus as being a plant you’ll only find in the southwestern United States or in other countries with desert like conditions, however that is not the case. Believe me, I always loved the looked of cacti, but being from the North eastern US, I never thought I would be able to have one. Boy, was I wrong!
Cacti, though typically found in very hot climates are actually very hardy plants that can survive in less than average conditions.
So the question is, how to take care of a cactus? In order to best answer that question we are going to divide in into two sections: How to take care of a cactus indoors and how to take care of a cactus outdoors.
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