Ana from Cactus Caffeine very kindly sent me some paddles from her collection! We’ll open them up, pot them up, and watch how I remove glochids that get stuck in my hands lol!Continue reading “Unboxing some Opuntias from a fellow cactus lover – Ana from Cactus Caffeine!”
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”
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 reading “New Pots Unboxing and Repotting Succulents!”
Unboxings are fun and I’m in L.O.V.E. with these beautiful specimens from Fairyblooms ( fairyblooms.com ) via plant-mail!
I thought it would be fun and informative to open the box from our Texas Succulent Swap with y’all! Watch me unwrap and demonstrate how to wrap* succulents for shipping in the mail. I also explain how to set up a swap so you can host your own plant-mail party!
Continue reading “How to host a succulent swap: An unboxing and plant wrapping demo”
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.
If you’re like me, you want all the sucs, but your local selection is lacking in the variety department. You’ve seen all of the options about buying plants online but are tentative about committing to an order. I’m here to encourage you to go for it! First, read what I’ve learned to help make sure your order stays alive and what the process is like when your shipment arrives.