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Cacti and Other Succulents as Houseplants

Julia Solarz is the editor of DIG, an award-winning bimonthly gardening magazine, published by the nursery Hortus in Pasadena, California. She grows potted cacti and succulents year-round in the courtyard of her Spanish-style, Hollywood Hills home, where the mild climate allows for such a luxury.


  • Melissa Stern October 21, 2019

    I have a fifty year old cactus that is in desperate need of repotting. It is hugely off balance and the big arm is propped up to keep it from breaking. Do know of anyone who can re-pot this for me? thank you.

  • kathyalicea September 28, 2010

    Am currently a student of new york city technical collage of new york. My biogloy professor allow us to explore the BBG to see the beautiful flowers and surronunding they have to offer. thank you BBG staff for such a wonder ful job.

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