Weird and Wonderful Succulent Wish List

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.

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Plant mail time! First succulent unboxing after the freeze

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.

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Succulents after a freeze – Part 2: The Rescue Mission

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 😉

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Succulents after a freeze – Part 1: The Uncovering

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.

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