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!)”
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.