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17 Easy Flowering Indoor Plants

17 Easy to Grow Flowering Houseplants with Sensible Gardening

The gardening season is over in my neck of the woods, so my green thumb must move indoors. I find working with plants so pleasurable and relaxing, that to go a whole winter without them would just not be possible. Indoor plants are the next best thing for me. I love the way they fill a room with natural beauty, aromas and…

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Holiday Cactus Survival Tips

Holiday Cactus Survival Tips with Sensible Gardening

You bought one, it’s gorgeous and if you treat it right your Christmas cactus can live for 25 years. It is a true cactus but the small soft spines make it easy to deal with. I have a bright pink one, but they come in many other colors of red, white, orange and yellow. CHRISTMAS CACTI CARE: Place your holiday…

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The Other Christmas Plant

Christmas decor at Sensible Gardening and Living

Probably the most popular and wildly used Christmas flower is the poinsettia, there is however another equally charming plant that blooms for us during the Christmas season. Commonly know as Christmas cactus, or Crab cactus (Schlumbergera truncata), this is a very beautiful flowering cactus with oblong, bright green fleshy stem segments and pink, red, orange or white trumpet-shaped, narrow petaled…

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