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.
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Here are the first 5 of many to come, I hope!
Click here for the submission form.
I have heard many stories about how succulents (and other plants too of course) are wonderfully therapeutic and helped others through the most difficult times of their lives.
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Learn how make this fun Succulent Nesting Pots project with 1…2…3…4…5 pots! You can use fewer or more – nothing is stopping you except gravity lol!
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It’s that time of year (summer) when mealybugs are at their worst and sure enough I found a pot with multiple succulents under attack. Here’s a natural method using just running water and diatomaceous earth – it’s tedious work but better safe than sorry!
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Watch me work! I’m going to try to make more simple project videos like this 🙂 I pot up several cacti in a super fast draining mix and decorate with some of my favorite rocks for a little extra somethin’ somethin’.
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It’s HOT out y’all and your succulents can really struggle in the heat. Learn about heat/summer dormancy, watering, fertilizing, and general care tips for succulents in high temperatures. Following is a list of summer and winter dormant succulents, though some might act more as opportunistic growers depending on where you’re located.
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I created a Plant Profile form to help you gather useful information when asking others to help you troubleshoot an issue with your plants. It’s not just for succulents! Access it at: sucsforyou.com/plant-profile
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It’s time to make a fresh demo vid on how to make your own succulent and cactus soil so here we go! I also answer some viewer questions at the end of the video so be sure to watch to the end.
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I found a cool ‘pot head’ planter and needed to drill some drainage holes- thought y’all might like to watch!
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Finally a great white LED fixture! The kind folks at Mars Hydro sent me a really awesome LED grow light to test and I couldn’t be happier with the results, especially with how natural the light color is!
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