Golden Barrel Cactus

  • Large Succulents: Feature Plants for Your Landscape

    If you are a gardener, you have often heard the term, “succulent”. You might have asked yourself what exactly is it that makes a succulent? You know that cacti, aloes, agave, and tree yuccas are…

  • 5 Salt-Tolerant Trees for Coastal Gardens

    Living by the coast definitely has its perks. However, many gardeners struggle with coastal gardens – the combination of salty sprays and salt in the soil provides less-than-ideal conditions for many plants. Don’t worry, this…

  • Gardening Indoors with Designer Trees

    People who love plants and gardening do not always have the space, weather, or time to garden outside. An excellent solution to this is to grow plants in pots. Sunrooms, patios, even living rooms or…

  • 3 Trees That Will Improve the Air Quality Around Your Home

    Just about every tree is beneficial in terms of improving air quality, but some are truly exceptional at filtering away toxins and purifying the air. If you’ve been looking for a way to improve the…

  • Best Designer Trees for Small Gardens

    Finding a tree that’s suitable for a smaller space can often be a challenge. Whether you’re able to plant in the ground or need to grow your tree in a container, these are the best…

  • How to Choose the Right Feature Tree for Your Outdoor Space

    It’s important to make sure that the tree you choose not only meets all of your own requirements when it comes to shape and size, but is also suited to the growing conditions in your…

  • Top 10 Architectural Trees

    An architectural tree is one that has a pleasing shape and that will fit nicely within a landscape or near a home or business building. Thinking about an architectural tree means keeping in mind the…

  • Top Ten Architectural Trees

    Designer trees are those that architects and landscapers like to use to enhance the appearance or enjoyability of the home or business. In some few cases, utility also has its place in the general planning….

  • Five Feature Plants for Arid Areas

    Here are five feature plants for areas with arid growing conditions: the golden barrel cactus, Yucca Filifera, yucca rostrata, glauca grass tree, and Queensland bottle tree. Each of these plants or trees has an unusual…

  • WATCH: New Landscaping

    We’ve got some yucca Estrada’s in here. Some blue grass trees. We’ve got some amazing black rock…

  • Top Four Xeriscape Garden Plants

    While it is sometimes necessary, one way to have beautiful ornamental plants is to choose those that do not require large amounts of water. Cactus, grass trees, and various species of yucca are frequently hardy…

  • WATCH: Golden Barrel Cactus Multiplying

    What happens when they multiply… the mother plant passes away, but all the nutrients still come up through the mother plant into the pups on the top.

  • Golden Barrel Cactus: Planting, Propagating and Caring

    Once established, golden barrel cactus require very little maintenance. Since they originate from an area where the rainy season is short and intense, followed by long dry spells, they require very little watering. The plants…