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… “Potting different types of succulents together”
Help me open this box of amazingness from sculptor and potter Edward Murray from Edward of Austin Sculpture! I also demonstrate and discuss the best practices to potting up new plants, like when to water them, how to choose the right sized pot, and what to do with the old soil.Continue… “New Pots Unboxing and Repotting Succulents!”
Yes, we moved…again! I love the new casa and the covered porch so much, it’s worth the effort! Here’s a tour of my current setup — very grateful to have so much space out of the rain, finally! P.S. Sorry about the AC hum – it’s super hot in Houston 😅Continue… “Tour de Porch 2020: A new succulent tour w/ Sucs for You!”
In this video you’ll learn about finding the right light for succulents…
Watch a demo on how to drill a pretty wood branch and pot it up with succulents! You can use this no-glue method to plant succulents in other objects too.
How to take succulent cuttings and a bit of ‘shop’ talk about my experimental in-ground succulent garden.
What you’re asking … There’s a trend, mind you.
Howdy fellow succulent keepers! Well, this has been a week for the history books, has it not? I wanted to share a little look into the questions folks are asking me about their succulents, but first I must use a bit of this space to discuss what’s taking place in America right now.
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.
Note: This is shot with a macro lens- objects on screen are much smaller in real life 😉 Watch in full screen for a good time 😉
If you see little ants on your succulents and other plants, stop and follow them…many ant species will lead you straight to a pile of mealybugs before you even notice them on your plants!
Today is a good day! The sun came out for a while and I got my order from Fairyblooms.com in the mail…now that’s how to start a week strong! Read on below for a list of the plants shown.