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Best succulents and exotic houseplants nursery on my route?

I'm driving roundtrip next week from KS to TX, and along the way I'll be passing through these cities: Oklahoma City, OK and Fort Worth, Austin, San Antonio, and Medina, TX. In or nearby any of these cities, do you know about a fabulously awesome and dirt cheap nursery, open on Saturdays, that sells succulents/cacti and potentially other houseplants/exotics as well? I'm not interested in outdoor stock (trees/grasses/annuals/etc). [more inside]
posted by vegartanipla on Mar 2, 2014 - 6 answers

Don't die, little cacti

So I have this little plant that I got a few years ago and I sort of... forgot about him a lot. I know I know - I'm a bad plant mom! He's been up on a window sill tucked behind a curtain so I only remembered to water him very occasionally. Is he dead? Or can he be saved? Does anyone know what type of cacti or succulent (shows what I know, right?) this is, and how much I should be watering him? Also since it's been a while - would replanting help?
posted by cristinacristinacristina on Feb 4, 2014 - 7 answers

I think I've given home to Audrey III

I have a cactus which I believe to be an ostropuntia subulata monstrose (pic of one that looks just like mine). It didn't grow for years, and now it's growing astonishingly quickly. Why? And what can I do to help it along? Any tips? [more inside]
posted by mippy on Oct 30, 2013 - 10 answers

I thought cacti were easy

I decided to pick up one of those 2.5" Golden Barrel cacti from Lowe's. And.... apparently I need to repot it and use certain soils and and and.... help? [more inside]
posted by KogeLiz on Apr 5, 2013 - 10 answers

I will hug him (ouch!) and squeeze him (crap!) and I will name him George.

I went a little nuts at Home Depot last night and bought 7 tiny cacti/succulents. Please help me to not kill them. [more inside]
posted by Gonestarfishing on Oct 2, 2012 - 7 answers

Oh prickly pear, where are you?

Where can I buy prickly pear syrup in Chicago [more inside]
posted by Carillon on Apr 14, 2011 - 5 answers

Help with Cacti needed.

Question about graphing bandwidth with Cacti using a gauge instead of a counter. (Or, suggestions on other snmp graphing tools) [more inside]
posted by empath on Jul 12, 2010 - 4 answers

Identify my cactus things!

I was given a couple little plants. They're succulents or cacti. Can you tell me what they are? I took a picture. [more inside]
posted by floam on Feb 9, 2010 - 8 answers

Help me undestand this Cacti graph re: cooling & thermal sensors

Trying to figure out if I'm cool with my computer's cooling. What does this Cacti graph mean? [more inside]
posted by xmutex on Dec 8, 2009 - 5 answers

Cacti experts, help!

I have some questions about cacti. First, can you help me identify the awesome cactus my boss' husband gave me? It looks exactly like this one (though that's someone else's photo). [more inside]
posted by peachfuzz on Nov 19, 2009 - 3 answers

What kind of cactus is this?

What kind of cactus is this, and how do I care for it?
posted by zembla3 on Mar 16, 2009 - 5 answers

Cactusfilter: How do I bring 200+ cactuses back to full health and keep them alive for the winter?

I've inherited a greenhouse and it is full of cactuses and succulents. I would very much like to keep them alive and healthy but I do not know where to begin! How can I become a cactus caretaker? [more inside]
posted by ageispolis on Sep 21, 2008 - 4 answers

Per VHost Apache Bandwidth Stats

Linux/Unix Admin Filter: What is your preferred method for monitoring bandwidth use per virtual host in Apache? [more inside]
posted by Brian Puccio on Sep 16, 2008 - 3 answers

What succulent is this?

What sort of cactus or succulent did I buy? [more inside]
posted by andeles on Jul 16, 2008 - 7 answers

How to enable SNMP on a 3com to work with Cacti ?

SNMP on a 3com 4500/5500 and Cacti setup help ?? [more inside]
posted by hboogz on Apr 21, 2008 - 6 answers

What are these alien plants?

Help me identify my small collection of succulents. [more inside]
posted by puffin on Feb 9, 2008 - 12 answers

Mystery cactus

Help identify this cactus! [more inside]
posted by dead_ on Jul 12, 2007 - 2 answers

Transplanting Cactus

Can I transplant cacti from a 1" clay pot to a 4" successfully? Is this too big of a size jump?
posted by kc0dxh on Mar 22, 2006 - 8 answers

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