A Moon Cactus is actually Gymnocalycium mihanovichii grafted to dragonfruit stock, Hylocereus undatus! Sometimes the grafted cactus loses its will to live and stops uptaking the energy from the base.Continue… “What’s happening to my Moon Cactus?”
Here is a 2-week update on all the progress that we’ve seen so far from these seedlings. started back on February 7th 2023 in this video. We started: Faucaria felina, F. cradockensis, F. tigrina, Gymnocalycium ochoterenae v tenuispinum, Mammillaria gaumeri, and Copiapoa maritima.Continue… “2-Week Seedling Progress Report”
Happy Friday, or whatever day you’re watching this! We had another plant bench built for the porch and I had to put some of my favorite plants on it, of course. Oh and you get to meet my super silly dogs, Annie and Najis 😉Continue… “Some of my favorite weird plants and a new plant bench!”
Ana from Cactus Caffeine very kindly sent me some paddles from her collection! We’ll open them up, pot them up, and watch how I remove glochids that get stuck in my hands lol!Continue… “Unboxing some Opuntias from a fellow cactus lover – Ana from Cactus Caffeine!”
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.
Watch me work! I’m going to try to make more simple project videos like this 🙂 I pot up several cacti in a super fast draining mix and decorate with some of my favorite rocks for a little extra somethin’ somethin’.Continue… “Cactus dish garden for rainy outdoors”
Finally a great white LED fixture! The kind folks at Mars Hydro sent me a really awesome LED grow light to test and I couldn’t be happier with the results, especially with how natural the light color is!Continue… “LED Grow Lights for Succulents – Unboxing and Demo”
You may remember this cactus from my video on how to build an in-ground succulent garden. Well it finally bloomed and I can confirm the ID is Echinopsis schickendantzii!!Continue… “Fascinating Echinopsis flowers blooming time-lapse”
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… “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… “How to separate and divide succulent offsets and stem babies… round 2!”