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!)”
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”
Winter is around the corner in the Northern Hemisphere but that doesn’t mean you can’t still add a few more succulents to your collection! Here are some lovely cold-hardy succulents for those of you who don’t have a lot of space left over after bringing your plants indoors. Many can survive freezing temperatures and even snow!Continue reading “10 Cold-hardy Succulents”
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.)Continue reading “Potting different types of succulents together”
Hello lovely people! I added a new feature to the site – Ask Andrea!
I wanted to offer a quick and simple way for you to reach out with your succulent questions. Whether you need help with an identification or figuring out what may be ailing your plant, I’m happy to help!
Simply fill out the form on the Ask Andrea page, send your payment (securely via Paypal, Venmo, or Zelle), and I’ll email you with the answers or a request for more details and/or photos.
It starts at $5 for 1-2 questions, but you can add more as needed! And of course there’s always the Custom Care Consultation option should you require a broader discussion.
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!”
I’ve had several people tell me they’d to purchase The Succulent Manual eBook but are unsure how to read it without a tablet. The good news is you don’t have to have any special device – you can open and read eBooks with any computer and most mobile devices. Read on to learn how!Continue reading “How to eBook”
Yes, we moved…again! I love the new casa and the covered porch so much, it’s worth the effort! Here’s a tour of my current setup — very grateful to have so much space out of the rain, finally! P.S. Sorry about the AC hum – it’s super hot in Houston 😅Continue reading “Tour de Porch 2020: A new succulent tour w/ Sucs for You!”
With storms like Hurricane Laura looming in the Gulf, it’s important we do our best to protect our plant-friends from the accompanying winds and rain. Being from Houston, Texas, I’ve seen more than my fair share of powerful tropical storms, so I know the drill when it comes to battening down the hatches for my outdoor plants.Continue reading “Storm prep for your succulents”