Succulents of all kinds are easy to use in crafts and projects; find the latest weird and wonderful ways to plant these tough yet beautiful plants in odd and unusual displays.
Growing them in containers or in gardens doesn't mean you'll be glued to the garden hose; they don't need lots of water.
Low maintenance doesn't mean dull; you'll see lots of fun ideas and ways to use drought tolerant plants in your garden.
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Succulent Plant Pests - a resource to manage insects, pests and diseases...
If you’re a huge fan of succulents – caring for them, crafting them in a garden, and identifying its different species – then you can find your succulent
I am at a loss for what to do for my poor little herbs. I've now killed multiple generations of nearly every herb imaginable (incl basil, parsley, many
I have these peperomia obtusifolia leaves that were partially buried under the mother plant’s soil and sprouted some roots so I decided to snap the leaves
Hi and nice to meet you! My boyfriend bought a super nice succulent which had a dense foliage and white flowers. We then moved countries and it took us
Hello! Can you tell me the name of this succulent ... please? And ...how do I care for it?... thank you
Hi I have a Silver Dollar Eucalyptus tree, it is about 12 ft tall but the trunk is only about 10in in diam. We need to move it. Can I take a cutting of
Hello Jacki, I have just purchased your Selling Succulents course book. I live in Kelowna and am attempting to establish a Sedum and Succulent micro
How big a pot do succulent plants need? Succulents Pot Size tips...
The Best Tools for Plant Propagation; make your job of growing more plants easier...
Sedum spurium 'John Creech' is one of the most well mannered of the whole tribe; compact clump forming little stonecrops like this are uncommon and welcome in my xeric garden...
Hi! Both of these cacti live outside, south facing, 6 hours a day of direct sun, and have been doing fine, but recently both started becoming discolored.
I am in Bend Oregon, zone 6b. We grew this Kalanchoe thyrsiflora outside all summer and it did really well, grew a lot. We had an unexpected cold snap
The Bishops Hat Cactus, Astrophytum myriostigma...
what is the type/name of root stock to graft a tamarind seedling in/onto. thanks graeme. i live in brisbane qld
Dear Sir, Do you feel that deer are bothered by the smell of domestic cat waste? I’ve heard some say they use used kitty litter to repel deer? I also
Bugs on a Leaf - what are they?
Natural Gardens take a page from Mother Natures planting guide - learn how to place plants in your landscape to mesh perfectly
Idk what type of plet this is. Bought it from a garage sale because it was pretty. HELP!
Two leaves on my flapjack Kalanchoe are getting holes in them. They are drying up from the inside it looks like, or something is eating it. These leaves
I have planted this tree but not aware which tree is this. Now j can these fruits in this. Pls help me know whaf is this tree and fruit
My Basil plant has these weird textured looking projections on its stems. The leaves are still fine though it seems like it’s only attracted to the stems.
We live in Becket MA in Sherwood forest, we noticed driving into the forest it looked like some one had put aluminum in the trees. Or spray painted a reflective
Immerse yourself in the Craft Tutorials e-Book, and learn how to make unique and unusual garden art and upcycle found objects to create funky accents...
How to Make Worm Castings Tea - a simple fertilizer for succulents
My flapjack is over two years old and is in a large pot outside under covered porch facing east. It’s been lush and green but stretching (because my
Hello! I purchased 2 rooted cuttings of a Zamorano dragon fruit about 5 weeks ago. The plants are healthy, although they have not grown at all. Upon
So in March, when the quarantine started, I decided to plant some chili seeds I had leftover and this beautiful plant sprouted and grew through the months.
Romantic Gardens invite you in, and have the sense of timelessness and weathered beauty. Evocative and poignant, they look as though they have existed forever...
Hearts in The Garden - what do you do to show your love? Stone hearts, twigs and even topiary shapes...
I received an American Persimmon tree seedling (I believe that’s what they’re called) from my township a few months back and I’m wondering when it should
I recently noticed that new growth on two of my many ligustrum plants have curled up/wilted leaves. Any idea what this could be from or how to address?
Sign up for the Water E-Course and learn about saving water, how to direct it to your valuable garden plants, and how to landscape with less
Can you tell me what type of tree this is? It started as a small plant. I thought it was a weed. I grew to this height within 2 years. Thank you.
So, like a lot of people, during quarantine I tried to germinate an avocado seed and now I have this beautiful, 22cm tall avocado plant. I know it’s a
Build your Succulent Crafts to decorate your garden; choose from Sempervivum mosaics, succulent topiaries and much more
I live in Las Vegas and harvest the wild Prickly pears every year. THIS YEAR the pears are just getting ripe & some others are still green. Usually
Containers for Succulents; rustic salvage planters; sleekly classic urns; funky hypertufa or rugged natural materials; it's all fair game when planting succulents...
Spring into a brand new season of fun with this round up of 21 Charming Succulent Planters - one or more of them will inspire you for sure...
Hi, we have a giant outdoor Jade Plant that was wide and over 6ft tall. I’ve just come home to find it has been pruned back extensively, over 50% easily
I live in Canada where it's freezing in winter -30 degrees Celsius. I have a hybrid rugosa rose plant in a large pot and a white drift rose Bush in a pot.
I planted a citron seeds a little less than a year ago. I'm unsure what I need to do in terms of pruning or anything else for that matter. I've attached
Hello, my corn plants leaves keep turning yellow and falling off at bottom of branch. Please help. It's still growing but tips are turning yellow more
Semi-Hydroponics Succulents - an interesting way to grow succulent plants...
A Dry Streambed gives you the look and feel of a water feature, but without the water; it can be a seasonal drainage area, disguised as a focal point
Pine Needle Mulch is an easy to spread and maintain mulching material; but is it all good? Find out when and why to use it in your garden...
what could cause this? it looks like the skeletal structure of the echeveria leaf is showing and the flesh has been eaten. this is an echeveria perle von
I have a yoshino cherry tree that I planted two springs ago as a sapling. This spring it actually had a few blossom clusters that were beautiful. Just
Will trimming off the flowers or subsequent berries on my Ligustrum Privet limit the growth of the plants? My ultimate goal is get these privets as tall