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golden barrel cactus

Golden Barrel Cactus (Echinocactus grusonii): How to Grow and Care

Often confused as a member of the Ferocactus group of cacti, the Golden Barrel cactus is one of the most popular landscape plants for arid and desert regions. It displays a characteristic spiky golden globose shape that when installed en masse in a landscape, creates a whimsical appearance of giant sea urchins outside the ocean. …

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trumpet vines

How to Identify, Grow, and Care for Trumpet Vines (Campsis radicans)

During stressful times, people often turn to nature to find some peace and relax. Big bushy trees and colorful flowers are what catch the eye of most people. The Trumpet Vine (Campsis radicans) is one of our floral head-turners because of its flower shape and color. As a woody perennial vine, caring for this plant …

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hawaiian umbrella bonsai

Hawaiian Umbrella Bonsai Tree (Schefflera arboricola): How to Grow and Care

Are you ready to bring a taste of the tropics into your home? If so, you may want to consider growing the Hawaiian umbrella bonsai. This dwarf tree is native to the tropics (technically, to Australia and not Hawaii – but who’s keeping track?). It is common in parts of Southeast Asia as well. Prized …

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