I like to check in on Mountain Crest’s Unusual Varieties category, and they have some really neat new plants up for grabs! Here are several I’m adding to my wish list – get them while you can because some have a limited amount available! Their prices are super reasonable, and MCG always has the best customer service and ships quickly and securely.Continue reading “Weird and Wonderful Succulent Wish List”
Let’s go on a propagation hunt! We’re in search of hidden, forgotten, and totally random propagations that are mostly lurking in other plants’ pots. I also find a really strange flower about to pop out it seeds and create a ‘trap’ to keep them from exploding all over the place!Continue reading “Propagation Hunt with Sucs for You!”
“I was a $5 grocery store rescue back in 2017. This curly-haired lady had just finished shopping and was headed to her car when she stopped the cart and glanced back at me sitting there alone in my pot on the ground, up against a concrete wall in the full harsh sun.Continue reading “‘I was a $5 grocery store rescue back in 2017…’”
PLANT MAIL TIME WOO! Here’s a fun and fast unboxing video featuring plants from Desert Bloom Nursery in the Texas Rio Grande Valley! ( https://desertbloomnursery.com )
I also show you the end results of how I chose to pot them up.
In this video I teach you how to identify what stage of growth your Lithops is in so you know when to water them (or not).Continue reading “Identifying the Growth Stages of Lithops”
Ready to move your water rooted succulents to soil? Here’s how! Demonstrating with a Kalanchoe beharensis (variegated).Continue reading “Potting water-rooted succulents in soil”
It’s been 6 months since we started a batch of Graptopetalum paraguayense leaves and they’re doing great! Check out the progress of these lovely little variegated champion growers.Continue reading “6-month succulent propagation update”
This is the first round of plants I’ve got since the freeze (besides one other cactus) and I’m really excited to open them with y’all! Thank you to my mystery friend who sent me the gift certificate which gave me a gentle shove to get more succulents after feeling so bummed about those that I lost.Continue reading “Plant mail time! First succulent unboxing after the freeze”
The outlook for the Euphorbias isn’t looking very good, but I do have hope for my big Aloe maculata! All in all, I did lose a lot of plants, but I am grateful for those that survived and still have a chance of recovering. Also, get yourself an electric knife! I put it to excellent use in this video 😉Continue reading “Succulents after a freeze – Part 2: The Rescue Mission”
In Part 1 we see how bad the damage is after a multi-day hard freeze in Houston, Texas. In Part 2, I start attempting to make some rescues.
See Part 2 here: https://youtu.be/fqTXnsFdI7U
This is the saddest video I’ve posted on this channel… but I thought y’all might want to see what happens after a sustained record freeze like we just experienced in Texas and other parts of the south.Continue reading “Succulents after a freeze – Part 1: The Uncovering”