Making every drop count is the new slogan in South Africa and with water restrictions and maybe even cuts in the unforeseeable future, let us change our mindset about gardening, as lush lawns and flower beds consumes more water than a thirsty drinker may consume alcohol at the local pub. You may find as much pleasure out of a succulent and cacti garden as from the alternative flowerbed variety. Not all succulents have thorns and as Baloo from the Jungle Book so famously said “Now when you pick..a prickly pear, and you prick a raw paw, well, next time beware, don’t pick the prickly pear by the paw, when you pick a pear try to use the claw… Have I given you a clue?” Yeah, you may not have a long claw but you could use gloves.
Here are some reasons to consider Xeriscaping
Last but not least cactus plants has some fascinating health and healing properties, which will be available closer and cheaper for your own personal use than to drive to a pharmacy or health shop.