Use Sponges to Keep Water-Loving Plants Moist. place a sponge in the bottom of a planter before adding soil, to keep water in reserve. Place a sponge in the bottom of a planter before adding soil, to keep water in reserve.
How to Care for a Christmas Cactus. A beautiful holiday plant (botanically known as Schlumbergera or Zygocactus), the Christmas Cactus unsurprisingly blooms at Christmas and also sometimes around Easter time if cared for properly.
Propagating Christmas cactus is easy. In fact, when it comes to the Christmas cactus, propagating is a great way to share this wonderful plant with others. Learn more about Christmas cactus propagation here.
A Christmas cactus ( Schlumbergera) in full bloom is a sight to see. It's one of the most stunning flowering houseplants with lobed, cactus-like stems that drape over the plant and end in brilliantly-hued.