It’s been 6 months since we started a batch of Graptopetalum paraguayense leaves and they’re doing great! Check out the progress of these lovely little variegated champion growers.Continue reading “6-month succulent propagation update”
This is the first round of plants I’ve got since the freeze (besides one other cactus) and I’m really excited to open them with y’all! Thank you to my mystery friend who sent me the gift certificate which gave me a gentle shove to get more succulents after feeling so bummed about those that I lost.Continue reading “Plant mail time! First succulent unboxing after the freeze”
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”
Millions of Texans are still reeling from the Arctic blast due to a loss of electricity, lack of clean water, and simply not having the means or resources to find a warm, safe shelter. While power has been restored to many, the water systems are still struggling.Continue reading “How you can help Texas winter storm victims”
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!