Watch the seed pop in Part 2 here
Continue reading “Weird and Wonderful Flowers: Harvesting Dorstenia bahiensis seeds”
Dorstenia bahiensis: Not only has this strange yet beautiful plant has given me a lot of joy since I brought it home earlier this month, it’s already giving me seeds! Dorstenias have a very interesting way of distributing their seeds… they SHOOT them out with a small but audible POP!
I’m finally getting around to repotting one of my favorite succulents – a Haworthia limifolia I purchased from IKEA back in 2015. I’ll show you how I repot her, and you’ll get to see what’s been happening down in the pot. (Hint: She has at least one baby! 😉)
Continue reading “Repotting one of my favorite succulents: Haworthia limifolia ‘Fairy’s Washboard’”
My husband got me this really unique planter for my birthday and of course I wanted to make a video about potting it up!
Continue reading “Succulent repotting time! Euphorbia spectabilis in a unique pot”
Hey everyone it’s Andrea with Sucs for You in Houston, Texas and this video is about watering your succulent propagations.
Continue reading “Watering Succulent Propagations: Leaves, cuttings, and offsets”
I found a cocoonish type webbing on my Faucaria seedling the other day and had a closer look… it was a caterpillar! See what to look for and the method I use to salvage what this buster left behind. (Hint: Cinnamon is involved)
Continue reading “Succulent Pest Spotting: A caterpillar on my Faucaria!”
Happy together…or not? Potting different types of succulents together in arrangements looks great, but some won’t get along in the same pot (for very long at least.)
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Help me open this box of amazingness from sculptor and potter Edward Murray from Edward of Austin Sculpture! I also demonstrate and discuss the best practices to potting up new plants, like when to water them, how to choose the right sized pot, and what to do with the old soil.
Continue reading “New Pots Unboxing and Repotting Succulents!”
You may surprised to see Lithops and Faucarias among the list of easy succulents to grow from seeds. Along with Adenium obesum ‘Desert Rose,’ Aloe maculata, Anacampseros rufescens, Dioscorea elephantipes, Epiphylllum, Haworthia, and Barrel cacti, you’ll learn about how long it takes them to germinate and see how they grow over the months and years!
Continue reading “Easiest succulents to grow from seed – a progress video”
You’ve probably had the question, ‘Why do my leaf propagations have new plants but no roots, or a ton of roots but no new growth?’
Continue reading “Succulent Leaf Propagation Observations”
Read on to learn why this can happen!
Great. Another pest to worry about… Thrips. So small, they’re hard to detect without a microscope. Luckily my husband got me one as a birthday gift I highly recommend you get one too!
Continue reading “Succulent Pests: Thrips and how I treated them (includes micro views)”