Cultivation Advice

This page indexes all of our cultivation guides and related articles. As time allows, we’ll be writing more of these covering various aspects of growing and otherwise caring for cacti and succulents of all kinds. We value your input and are always open to suggestions, so if there’s a specific topic or technique you’d like us to explore, we’d love to hear from you. Simply drop us an email with your request, and we’ll do our best to accommodate your needs.

Remember, the key to a beautiful garden is not just about having the right plants, but also about understanding how to care for them properly. With our guides (and other informational pages), we hope to equip you with the knowledge and skills you need to cultivate your perfect garden. Pleasant sowing and happy growing!


Cactus Care and Maintenance

How Do I Care for My Lophophora Cactus?

How Do I Care for My Trichocereus Cactus?

Safely Handling Cacti – Learned from Hard Experience!


Cactus Cultivation Guides

Grow Cacti from Seed – Enhanced ‘Takeaway Tek’

Grow Cacti from Seed with the ‘Takeaway Tek’

How to Grow Lophophora williamsii from Seed


Climate Control, Pests and Pest Management

Common Cactus Pests: A Semi-Comprehensive Guide

How to Treat Cactus Scale Infection

Protecting Cacti from the Cold

RHS and USDA Hardiness Zones

Yellow Mushrooms Growing On/Near Cacti – What Are They?


Other Cactus Growing Info

How to Heal a Sunburnt Cactus

How to Salvage a Rotten Cactus

Stem Cuts – An Alternative Way to Propagate Trichocereus and Other Cacti

Ways of Labelling Cacti – Keep Track of Your Collection!

Which Other Cacti Can Crossbreed with Trichocereus Species?