String of Buttons, Crassula perforata – Details, Growing Tips
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String of Buttons, Crassula perforata – Details, Growing Tips

The String of Buttons, Crassula perforata, is a great addition to your houseplant collection or in an outside garden.  They are easy to care for and their unusual form compliments many other succulents.  It is also one of the best terrarium succulents. Common Names String of Buttons, Baby’s Necklace, Necklace Vine, Stacked Crassula, Pagoda Plant…

‘Golden Toothed Aloe’, Aloe nobilis – Details, Growing Tips
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‘Golden Toothed Aloe’, Aloe nobilis – Details, Growing Tips

The ‘Golden Toothed Aloe’, Aloe nobilis,  has become extremely popular with landscapers, xeriscapers, and for indoor houseplants. Common Names ‘Golden Toothed Aloe’, ‘Gold Tooth Aloe’, ‘Green and Gold Crown’, ‘Saw Tooth Aloe’. Scientific Binomial Name Aloe nobilis Description of ‘Golden Toothed Aloe’, Aloe nobilis The Golden Toothed Aloe is a perennial evergreen succulent that grows develops into…

‘Topsy Turvy’, Echeveria runyonii – Details, Growing Tips
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‘Topsy Turvy’, Echeveria runyonii – Details, Growing Tips

The ‘Topsy Turvy’, Echeveria runyonii is a cute and hardy succulent that has delighted gardeners for many years.  It is a great addition to your houseplant collection. Common Names ‘Topsy Turvy’, ‘Mexican Hens and Chicks’, ‘Silver Spoons Echeveria’ Scientific Binomial Name Echeveria runyonii Description of ‘Topsy Turvy’, Echeveria runyonii ‘Topsy Turvy’ is a cultivar, actually a…

Benefits of Diatomaceous Earth for Succulents
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Benefits of Diatomaceous Earth for Succulents

What Is Diatomaceous Earth? Is it beneficial to use diatomaceous earth for succulents?  Before answering that, what is diatomaceous earth?  Diatomaceous earth (DE) is a soft naturally occurring sedimentary rock that was formed from fossilized hard-shelled micro algae called diatoms.  It is easily crumbled into powder form of various densities.  Depending on the source and…