Just for fun, here’s a succulent-based word search game! Works on desktop only for now…Continue reading “Succulent word search game”
For those of you who are interested in learning about how to feed your succulents, this video’s for you! Learn about when to fertilize (and more importantly, when not to), what type of food to look for, and how succulents use the different nutrients for growth.Continue reading “The right way to fertilize your succulents (or not)”
I am *this close* to finalizing the print version of ‘The Succulent Manual- A guide to care and repair for all climates’ and I am incredibly grateful to everyone who has supported me on Patreon and elsewhere – you helped me get this far and I couldn’t have done it without you!Continue reading “The Succulent Manual – Print version goals”
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!”
I received cuttings of this Stapelia gigantea over 2 years ago and finally got my first flower from it! The bud took nearly 2 weeks to fully mature and open although it looked ready to pop after 1 week.Continue reading “Stapelia gigantea flower: A week of stanky good times!”
Here’s an easy DIY set up for your expanding your grow light set up! Mars Hydro sent me another great fixture to check out, the Mars Hydro SP 150, and I decided to use it to turn my shelf into a 2 level grow station. We also have a look at some seedling progress!Continue reading “DIY Grow Light Stand: 2 levels, 2 lights, one shelf”
I waited for 2 years to get a flower on this Stapelia gigantea and another 2 weeks for the bloom to open… of course I do a smell-test and I make some other victims smell it too!Continue reading “Up close and personal with a Stapelia gigantea flower”
I’m so glad I got this new Spider Farmer LED light just in time for a cold front coming through Houston. I demonstrate how to set up the fixture and make the most of the light while moving my plants into my garage.Continue reading “How to maximize your LED grow light for succulents”
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 is the second round of many to come, I hope!
Click here for the submission form.