Recommended Products

Recommended Products for Growing Succulents

Growing succulents is fun and easy!  There are, however, some recommended products that make growing succulents even more successful.  The items we have on this master list will help you grow and care for your favorite succulents!  Grow the most beautiful and healthiest cactus and other succulents!   Dr. Earth Exotic Blend Cactus & Succulent Potting Mix…

Aloe Vera

How to Make Aloe Vera Gel

There are many medicinal uses for Aloe vera gel both internally and topically.  Freshly extracted Aloe vera gel is very beneficial and can be used in many ways.  Aloe vera is easy to grow or you can buy the whole leaves from various sources.  We will now describe how to make aloe vera gel from…

Aloe Vera

Aloe Vera for Skin Care and Other Conditions

The food, pharmaceutical and cosmetic industries have promoted Aloe vera for skin care for many decades.  It has proven to be effective in treating and improving many skin conditions and disorders. The degree of effectiveness each person experiences will depend on many factors.  What is the Aloe vera being used for?  What is the age…

About Succulents

10 Plants that Help You Sleep Better

Everyone is aware of the significant negative effects that result from a lack of sleep. Poor sleep may often lead to health problems, lack of energy and lower productivity. There are a number of natural remedies for insomnia and also ways to improve the quality of your sleep. One little known suggestion is to use…

A-Z Index of Succulents

Aeonium Kiwi, Aeonium Haworthii – Details, Growing Tips

Common Names Aeonium Kiwi, Aeonium Decorum Kiwi, Haworth’s Aeonium, Pinwheel Scientific Binomial Name Aeonium haworthii (Synonym: Sempervivum haworthii) Description of Aeonium Kiwi, Aeonium haworthii The Aeonium Kiwi is a very colorful succulent with shades of cream, red and chartreuse.  It is a small branching variegated shrub.  The plant itself actually looks like a rubbery flower. …