House plant hacks: How to keep your succulents and cacti happy

Alice Sholl
·Contributor

Our favourite house plants do so much for us, and ask for so little in return.

Looking at the aloe vera on your bathroom windowsill in the morning can fill you with joy that only greenery can, while upping the oxygen in the air at the same time.

So why is it that we get looking after them so wrong? One moment they’re plump and green, and losing their will to live the next.

Put that watering can down; here’s what to do (and not do) to keep your succulents and cacti happy and healthy.

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