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!”
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”
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 are the first 5 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?”
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”
It’s time to make a fresh demo vid on how to make your own succulent and cactus soil so here we go! I also answer some viewer questions at the end of the video so be sure to watch to the end.Continue reading “How to make your own succulent and cactus soil (and FAQs)”
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”
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 reading “Fascinating Echinopsis flowers blooming time-lapse”
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”
My friend moved and gave me a massive 16″/40cm clay pot and I thought it would be perfect for some of my larger succulents!Continue reading “Succulent Demo: Potting up a BIG planter”