Oh how I love my Aloe maculatas! In this video you’ll see a demo of removing some pups/offsets, progress shots from my A. maculata seedlings, and a few other neat features about this big momma!
You’ve probably heard the term ‘Mother of Thousands’ (or ‘Millions’) used for several plants by now. It’s a common name given to the varieties of Kalanchoe/Bryophyllum that reproduce by plantlets called bulbils that form along the leaf margins. Bryophyllum is a another genus given to this type of plant, but it most commonly still referred to as Kalanchoe. Some botanists group Bryophyllum with Kalanchoe.
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In this video you’ll learn about finding the right light for succulents…
Watch a demo on how to drill a pretty wood branch and pot it up with succulents! You can use this no-glue method to plant succulents in other objects too.
Get to know what Scale bugs look like and how to rid your cactus of these pests. Also see how to check your roots for health. The featured cactus is a Notocactus uebelmannianus, one of my favorite favorites! Lots of macro shots and close ups to get you familiar with this common succulent and cacti pest. Continue reading “How to Treat a Cactus for Scale”
Dividing and separating various offsets and new growth on several types of succulents, plus an update on the Echeveria subsessilis I topped back in the February video on repairing stretched and damaged succulents.
Continue reading “How to separate and divide succulent offsets and stem babies… round 2!”
In this video we go over the basic but most important requirements succulents need including light, soil, the best containers to use, how to know when to water, and a few other essential tips to keeping your plants happy and multiplying.
Lithops 101 – A crash course in: Lithops care needs, growing cycles, and why you need to know them BOTH to keep them alive.
Unboxings are fun and I’m in L.O.V.E. with these beautiful specimens from Fairyblooms ( fairyblooms.com ) via plant-mail!