Echeverias and Rosettes 101: Color, Care, and Form

Behold the enchanting Echeveria! Their lovely rosette forms are often among the first to catch the eye of those new to succulents. The attractive growth pattern is a great example of the golden ratio or sacred geometry, and the whimsical variety of colors and leaf shapes makes them oh so very collectible. 

But sometimes when you bring them home, within a short amount of time, they start looking less compact and lose their colors. 

This video will help you learn what you can do to keep your Echeverias, Sedeverias, Graptoverias, Graptopetalums, Sedums, and other rosette form succulents looking their best. 

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Succulents in the summer

 Advice on keeping succulents happy through the hottest, (wettest) months of the year

Well, we’re smack dab in the middle of summer and I know a lot of you are really feeling the burn along with me. So are our succulents. When I first started working with succulents, I assumed they were all pretty much impervious to the heat, but it didn’t take long to realize that wasn’t the case. So, if you’re like me and live somewhere that “enjoys” summer temperatures well into the 90s (and beyond) for much of the season, there are a few things you should know to help keep your plants alive and happy through the hottest months of the year.

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