Learn how to garden with nature instead of against it by choosing plants that love to be dry, using hardy succulents like Sedum, Sempervivum and Jovibarba for Xeric Gardens, Dry Patios and Green Roofs.
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Lewisia, or bitterroot is a hardy alpine plant that makes a perfect companion for succulents in a rockery or combined in a hypertufa trough...
Saxifraga is a huge genus of tough little alpine plants well known by rock garden enthusiasts and hypertufa artists alike...
Sedum cauticola (also known as Sedum cauticolum) is a lovely short stemmed and low growing stonecrop with blue foliage and hot pink blooms
Build your Succulent Crafts to decorate your garden; choose from Sempervivum mosaics, succulent topiaries and much more
We planted zinnias (from pots) into our garden about three weeks ago, early May. We had two cold nights, but we covered all the zinnias well to prevent
Use Hypertufa to create some unusual garden crafts and unique rustic planters to display planted with your favorite tiny hardy succulents, or alpines...
Plant a wire garden sphere with hens and chicks for a gorgeous Sempervivum Globe; choose from two hanging baskets wired together, or find a complete wire globe...
Make a Succulent Sphere; make your own globes or orbs planted with Sempervivum & succulents for a unique garden craft; simple to make and plant, these are jaw dropping crafts to display in your garden
I brought this plant home during an office move (they were getting rid of all the old plants). I haven't had any luck identifying it, other than knowing
Got this plant from a friend who got it from a local plant shop in NYC. The leaves are large, green, tear-drop shaped, waxy and somewhat fleshy (photo
Sempervivum tectorum are the common houseleeks or hens and chicks; but they're so much more than common
Terracotta Clay Pots have many benefits for your succulents; heavy enough to keep them upright in a windstorm, porous for air exchange, and beautiful
Sedum niveum is a delicate appearing but surprisingly tough little plant, but such a little charmer that you just have to have it...
My friend has this beautiful succulent. She says she has it in this color and green. Can somebody please tell me what plant this is? Many thanks. Mala
Ask the Horticulturist your questions about plants and gardening; if you have a query about a plant problem here is the place to ask; yes, I am a Certified Horticulturist
I got this plant from a neighbour. In the picture it is upright but it actually grows along the ground and in the spring it has lime green flower-like
Hi! Okay, so I have a pretty sad kalanchoe thyrsiflora plant and I'm not sure why. It's getting lots of light and I rarely water it. It's in a cactus
The Best Succulent Containers are textural, lush and overflowing with a wide selection of healthy succulent plants; get ideas here...
Made the container for the succulents out of chair rail border and scrap wood.
Hi, I have this plant and I have no idea what it is. If anyone could shed some light that would be fantastic. It's looking a little worse for wear so I'm
Hey Jacki, I have this little guy that I got from ikea. It's has small leaves on chubby and juicy pink stems that seem to crawl horizontally rather than
Succulent Identification Solved; the puzzling mystery of these plants identity is solved, and they now have a name; this is the best way to find out how to take care of them...
More Succulent Identification Solved; the puzzling mystery of these plants identity is solved, and they now have a name; this is the best way to find out how to take care of them...
Water Conservation; a precious resource which we have to use wisely by growing succulents and drought tolerant plants in our xeriscape gardens
I got this little succulent from ikea a few days ago. The label just says succulent. It looks similar to some of the categories on here but I'm not completely
This book has been awaited for a while now; and it's finally here!
See all the latest news from Debra, including a free event - if you're anywhere near Waterwise Botanicals in North San Diego County put June 7 & 8 on your calendar.
Hello, I bought my Jade plant from eBay around 2 months ago. My jade plant was doing really well on my south- west window sill but recently leaves turned
I have managed to keep this plant alive and thriving but as you can see one plant (unidentifiable by me) is falling over. I'm afraid I'm about to lose
Hanging plant. Small Dark Green leaves. Very small bloom similar in shape to a Dianthus. This is the non-variegated form of Aptenia; this little plant
Will my annuals survive after snail attack? Hi Anna, it totally depends what kinds of plants, and how much damage they've done. If you don't deal with
We moved from mi to co n my cactus is slowly dying I only water once a week. But I need help it was my mom s before she passed I need more information!
the plant hanging over on the right side of the grill looks kinda like green beans The plant hanging center, purple leaves red flowers. can you give
Planting Wildflowers in your garden gives you the opportunity of growing and enjoying some of the most drought tolerant perennial plants
I've been growing a bonsai tree for about a year. It needed a bigger pot so I transferred it unaware that there weren't any drain holes in the new planter.
Hello Jacki whatshall i do with this aloe now, i had it for a couple of years, with the same regime of water and fertilisers, is it done??? thanx Amjad
About the size of a quater, pinkish tinted leaves. growing zone 6, growing it indoors. its a succulent drought resistant plant. not sure of the name of
No clue Hi Shannon, just to clarify, are those leaves (the bright green) part of this plant? If so, it looks as though it's some kind of bulb, but the
My Kalanchoe plant i have in a pot on my terrace was growing straight when i got it. It is now start to turn forward a lot growing that way. Is my
About a year ago I posted pics of a plant I found at Safeway that was identified as succulent with no other information. It was in a tiny pot and was quite
Green with branches like a spider plant but at the end of each leaves they branch out into three. These interesting plants are not a succulent; in fact,
Thick, full, pointed, semi-variegated leaves w/ long flowering stems Hi Steve, wow, a variegated Haworthia? I've never seen that before. This cutie
it has long stringy leaves draping down over the table. it has a bulbs in the center of the pot sticking out from the ground. or laying on top of the ground!
This is a pretty plant and I'm not sure which variety it is. Asking for an ID. Has the waxy looking, firm, narrow, deeply dentated, THREE PART LEAF.
If you've got lots of room, why not make a Succulent Tower? This incredible craft was designed and displayed by the horticulture team at Calgary Zoo...
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Grow some of these best Plants for Hummingbirds in your garden, and draw in the flying jewels to visit and amuse with their flashing colors and bombastic activities...
Use these Groundcovers for Xeriscaping your xeriscape landscape. Low maintenance, drought tolerant low growing plants that stay compact and creeping...
Aloe Plants come in all shapes and sizes, splashed, speckled, striped and freckled
But if you notice some of these signs and symptoms, it might be too late for you; the succulent obsession has got you:
you might have the obsession.
Sorry, there's no cure except to add more plants to your collection!
I don't apologize for my obsession with succulents - I've been growing them for many years, long before they became the most popular kind of garden plant; propagation is my passion...
whether it's by seed:
I'll always be fascinated by making more of my favorite plants.
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