The outlook for the Euphorbias isn’t looking very good, but I do have hope for my big Aloe maculata! All in all, I did lose a lot of plants, but I am grateful for those that survived and still have a chance of recovering. Also, get yourself an electric knife! I put it to excellent use in this video 😉Continue reading “Succulents after a freeze – Part 2: The Rescue Mission”
In Part 1 we see how bad the damage is after a multi-day hard freeze in Houston, Texas. In Part 2, I start attempting to make some rescues.
See Part 2 here: https://youtu.be/fqTXnsFdI7U
This is the saddest video I’ve posted on this channel… but I thought y’all might want to see what happens after a sustained record freeze like we just experienced in Texas and other parts of the south.Continue reading “Succulents after a freeze – Part 1: The Uncovering”
We’re pruning the Ibervillea lindheimeri for a fresh start to 2021 and experimenting with some new plants!Continue reading “Last Sucs for You video of 2020!”
My Dorstenia bahiensis has already made more seeds! I noticed several had already popped in the window sill so I covered the flower with my trusty old silver sock 😅 Let’s see how many more seeds it gave me in this ‘unsocking’ video 🎁🙏Continue reading “Harvesting more seeds from Dorstenia bahiensis”
In this 11 week update video we finally get to pot up some succulent leaf propagations! (Demonstrating with Graptopetalum paraguayense) I also show you a couple of neat ways some of my other plants propagate. Read on for care tips!Continue reading “Potting up succulent leaf propagations…what happens next”
About an hour after I made the last video, I went to check on the flower and saw one last seed… I finally got footage of it popping!Continue reading “Part 2 – It Popped! (Part 1 – Weird and Wonderful Flowers: Harvesting Dorstenia bahiensis seeds)”
Watch the seed pop in Part 2 here
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”
We all make mistakes when caring for our succulents and a big problem I used to have (and do still on occasion) was watering at the wrong time. I discuss what happens when it gets too cold or too hot and how to avoid killing your succulents when they’re dormant.Continue reading “Succulent FAILS: H2OhNo! (Learn from my mistakes!)”