In this video, I show you a ‘hidden’ Lithops that was stuck, struggling to emerge from a thickened old leaf pair that didn’t dry out enough to split.Continue… “Lithops stuck in old leaves? Here’s a quick fix! (Satisfying watch!)”
Do you have a wonky trailing Echeveria (or other succulent) with a weak or dying stem? I did! Here’s how I fixed my Echeveria Monroe and repotted it.Continue… “Repairing an Echeveria with a weak or rotted stem”
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!”
I have been procrastinating about mounting this Staghorn Fern BUT we got it done! It’s really easy as long as you have the right supplies: A piece of wood, twine, nails, hammer, sphagnum moss, and a Staghorn Fern!Continue… “Mounting a Staghorn Fern – the easy way!”
Remember back in April 2020 when I made the video about propagating Begonia erythrophylla ‘Beefsteak’ by water rooting and leaf cuttings?Continue… “Begonia Beefsteak Propagation: 2 Year Progress Update!”
PART 1: My husband came home with 2 gorgeous Desert Rose bonsai plants and it’s up to me to pot them up! First we reveal the massive caudex and treat a rot spot with sulfur powder before transferring to a new planter.
PART 2: We reveal a fantastically massive caudex, clean it up, and repot it in a new planter. And we get to see both newly potted plants side-by-side. Spoiler alert – they are gorgeous!Continue… “Parts 1 and 2: Potting up two BIG Desert Roses Bonsai plants (Adenium obesum)”
Here’s a chill video I made while tackling an overgrown pot of succulents – hang out with me and watch while you’re working with your own plants!Continue… “Taming an overgrown pot of succulents”
Did you know plants can make their own ‘sunscreen?’ It’s true! But they need time to build up their tolerance to sunlight. Here’s a video about when to watch out for sunburn, how to protect your succulents from being scorched, and how to help them adapt to more light.Continue… “How to Avoid Sunburned Succulents”
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I am thrilled to announce ‘The Succulent Manual’ is now available as a paperback! Here’s a quick video introduction so you can see all the good stuff inside. Thanks so much for all of your support!Continue… “The Succulent Manual: Now with REAL pages!”
(CC – Closed Captioned) Genus, species, subspecies, variety, hybrid, cultivar, form… I wanted to make this video because not every plant we buy comes with an accurate label, and if you really want to be able to correctly identify something, you need to understand what’s in a name when it comes to finding the right name. Right? Right!
Bonus: How to pronounce Myrtillocactus geometrizans cv. ‘Fukurokuryuzinboku’