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How can a cactus plant be trans planted to a bigger container without getting stuck by the thorns?

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Asked by mlgrob57 at 5:21 PM on Mar. 24, 2011 in Home & Garden

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Answers (9)
  • Wear a pair of heavy garden gloves with rubber on the fingertips. Good luck!

    Answer by Robsmommy at 5:22 PM on Mar. 24, 2011

  • yep, some good gloves do the trick!

    Some rubber dish gloves worked for me...

    Answer by samurai_chica at 5:24 PM on Mar. 24, 2011

  • bbq tongs

    Answer by Kimimale at 5:33 PM on Mar. 24, 2011

  • platic bubble wrap and gloves!

    Answer by MomofJJS at 5:33 PM on Mar. 24, 2011

  • I'd use an old towel folded over and heavy gloves to move it.

    Answer by vbruno at 5:48 PM on Mar. 24, 2011

  • Thanks everyone.

    Comment by mlgrob57 (original poster) at 5:54 PM on Mar. 24, 2011

  • Wrap it in newspaper or burlap (the cactus, that is ~)

    Answer by tasches at 8:10 PM on Mar. 24, 2011

  • i would take it to a plant shop to see if they could do it

    Answer by ChanQ at 10:41 PM on Mar. 24, 2011

  • I am down with the tongs myself ! :)

    Answer by Wish2Be at 7:54 AM on Mar. 29, 2011

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