I took a much needed break from editing the print version of The Succulent Manual (https://sucsforyou.com/saveyoursucs) to make a winter update video and get some cacti seedlings repotted! We check on some seedlings’ progress, meet some gorgeous Begonias, see some succulents blooming in January and other fun stuff 🙏Continue reading “Mid-winter succulent update and a cacti seedling repotting”
I am *this close* to finalizing the print version of ‘The Succulent Manual- A guide to care and repair for all climates’ and I am incredibly grateful to everyone who has supported me on Patreon and elsewhere – you helped me get this far and I couldn’t have done it without you!Continue reading “The Succulent Manual – Print version goals”
There are several varieties of Crassula ovata ‘Jade’ plants and most are prone to developing white spots like these. Don’t worry though because it is simply excess salt mineral deposits being exuded by the leaves through their stomata (pores).Continue reading “White spots on your Jade plants? No worries!”
I received cuttings of this Stapelia gigantea over 2 years ago and finally got my first flower from it! The bud took nearly 2 weeks to fully mature and open although it looked ready to pop after 1 week.Continue reading “Stapelia gigantea flower: A week of stanky good times!”
I posted a call for stories about how succulents and other plants have helped you, and the responses so far have been incredibly moving. I know how much they’ve helped me and reading your submissions has made me love these wonderful plants even more.
Here is the second round of many to come, I hope!
Click here for the submission form.
I have heard many stories about how succulents (and other plants too of course) are wonderfully therapeutic and helped others through the most difficult times of their lives.Continue reading “How have succulents helped you?”
Hi friends!! I feel like I’ve been somewhat absent from the social pages, but I’ve been super busy the last few months putting the final touches on my eBook ‘The Succulent Manual’ and the online version. I’m talking tedious 12-hour days staring at a computer screen until I’m literally cross-eyed.
I am incredibly happy to announce The Succulent Manual is now available as an eBook on several eShelves including:
Sucs for You – eBook or PDF, with the option to add a custom care consultation! Choose this option if you have a coupon code. Save 10% off The Succulent Manual and custom care consultations with code: SFY10
Online web version – Access The Succulent Manual from your web browser
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 another genus given to this type of plant, but it most commonly still referred to as Kalanchoe. Some botanists group Bryophyllum with Kalanchoe.