Over the hedge
One way to make indoor cacti feel right at home
While visiting a friend in Boston, I was impressed with the magnificent cactus display in the window of her apartment. I wondered how cacti could do so well in the cold Northeast.Skip to next paragraph
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She smiled and said, "The important thing is to water the cactus at exactly the right intervals. These plants came from the desert near Tucson, Ariz. When I brought them back to Boston, I immediately subscribed to an Arizona newspaper. And when the paper says it rained in Tucson, that's when I water my cactus plants. As you can see, so far it's worked well."
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