About Succulents

Best Succulent Fertilizer for Cactus and Succulents

The best succulent fertilizer for cactus and other succulents will be 1) organic 2) low on NPK, especially nitrogen 3) include beneficial soil microbes such as probiotics and mycorrhizae  4) contain humic acids and 5) finally it should be a slow release blend.  We did find a brand that met all those important requirements.  You can…

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What is a Succulent Plant?

Please do not be embarrassed or ashamed if you need to ask the question; “What is a succulent?”  The truth is it is not an easy question to answer since even experts and scholars will give you different definitions about how to identify succulents. What is a Succulent? The actual word “succulent” is from the latin…

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Red, Yellow, and Pink Succulent Flowers

You may have noticed that many succulents, such Ice Plant, Poinsettia and Kalanchoe, are readily available in a variety of attractive colors. However, there are additional plant varieties that produce vibrant red, yellow and pink succulent flowers. We have listed below a few types you may add to your garden by specific flower color. If…

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Purple and White Succulent Flowers

Succulents and cactus are well known for their easy care and unusual designs.  The often less appreciated feature of these wonderful plants is the beautiful flowers some produce.  This is another reason to include these impressive plants in your indoor and outdoor gardens.  The list and descriptions of succulent flowers seem endless.  So I have…

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Make a Layered Sand Succulent Planter

It is very simple to make a layered sand succulent planter but this video makes it even easier.  There are so many ways to display and arrange succulent plants.  This is a cute and attractive succulent arrangement. Hey guys, today in this video I’m going to show you how to make a simple, layered sand succulent planter.  I…