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!”
As I mention in the video, I really had poor luck keeping Aeoniums happy in the hot, humid climate here in Houston BUT I believe I’ve got the hang of them now!Continue reading “How to keep summer dormant Aeoniums alive (plus water propagation tips)”
I’m so glad I got this new Spider Farmer LED light just in time for a cold front coming through Houston. I demonstrate how to set up the fixture and make the most of the light while moving my plants into my garage.Continue reading “How to maximize your LED grow light for succulents”
When temps drop below 50F/10C for more than a few days you’ll need to be ready to protect your succulents from the cold. This video is for those of you who don’t have a place to keep them outside and need to bring them indoors.Continue reading “Bringing in your succulents for winter/cold weather”
It’s that time of year (summer) when mealybugs are at their worst and sure enough I found a pot with multiple succulents under attack. Here’s a natural method using just running water and diatomaceous earth – it’s tedious work but better safe than sorry!Continue reading “They’re heeere… All Natural Mealybug Treatment for Succulents”
It’s HOT out y’all and your succulents can really struggle in the heat. Learn about heat/summer dormancy, watering, fertilizing, and general care tips for succulents in high temperatures. Following is a list of summer and winter dormant succulents, though some might act more as opportunistic growers depending on where you’re located.Continue reading “Hot Summer Care for Succulents and Dormancy Tips”
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 reading “LED Grow Lights for Succulents – Unboxing and Demo”
Pileas seem to be finding a place in the hearts of plant lovers everywhere! Learn about their light needs, when to water them, and how and when to repot them in this video.Continue reading “Pilea: Need to know care tips”
Oh dear… spring has hardly arrived and I already found mealybugs on an Echeveria! I am using Neem oil to treat my plants this time.Continue reading “Mealybugs vs Neem Oil: Natural Pest Control for Succulents”
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