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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Can I plant creeping Tyme in the pot of my ginsing bonsai tree .. I thought maybe they would look nice together.. please see attached photos
I have a black thumb. Anyway, I made a cute planter by filling a melamine bowl full of cactus soil and placing it in a glass punchbowl, then filling the
Winters coming - how do you prepare for it? If you have containers filled with hardy succulents, this is an easy one - in most cases, those types of containers
What variety is this ? Squash or gourd and can you eat it? Northern east California
I got this plant a week again i thought i was going good but i notice the small bottom leaves are turning yellow and the brown spots are on the un rolling
Winterizing Succulents e-Book
Hello I got this plant about 20 days back. Watered it scarcely but did spary after 2 3 days. It is losing its leaves, this is the second leaf. Stem becomes
Hello. I woke up this morning and my succulent seedlings (all effected are in the same trays) are covered in splotches and tiny indents. There aren’t any
My first question concerns two Crassulas in my collection, cotyledon and perfoliata, which are both suffering from what looks like black mould. They have
Hello! I just wanted to ask for your opinion on coconut byproducts. I have used coco chips/coco fibre/coco coir in the past for most of my aroids, but
Hi I live in zone 8B my Dahlias are outside, I'm leaving my home in November before the first frost, should I cut them down before I leave or leave them
I need to know how harmful these mushrooms are to my dog. I'm finding conflicting information online. They show up in the morning but are usually gone
Hi Jacki. I'm wondering if you can help with this query pleasee? I live in south east Endland, very near the coast. I have several plants which are growing
Hi there! I got a peperomia maculosa on a rare plant festival yesterday in Leeds and 3 leaves fell off. They feel pretty wilted but they still have
Hi! My name is Reena, I live in Houston, TX. I fell in love with owning houseplants during my freshman year of undergrad and have kept mainly succulents
Good afternoon. My name is Kelli. All of the websites contradict one another when it comes to Yucca and Yuca. Some even use the two interchangeably when
I shoveled sand for my daughter to mix with potting soil for her succulents and cacti. However it was sprayed cause weeds were growing in the pile. There
will burning the leaves from walnut trees destroy the juglone?
Sedum matrona is as the name suggests, rather motherly and robust; the unusual tone of the foliage combines well with other hardy succulents with Matrona as a sturdy and robust backbone...
Hi, I live in London and I have recently bought home a nopal cactus that was in clearance in a market. Despite it being a bit marked, I bought it home
Use natural Pest Control to eliminate insects and pests on your succulent plants; mechanical methods such as trapping, using diatomaceous earth or other natural materials or cultivation...
My ornamental crabapple tree had three limbs. One was cut off summer 2020 by order of hydro because it was interfering with incoming power line. Last summer
This may be a silly question but, Im in central Oklahoma and I am trying to grow a Ginko tree from seeds dropped from my tree. I watched videos and
Hello! I just bought a home in Central California, Hardiness Zone 9, and I am planning the landscaping for my small yard. There is not a lot of room to
I have a stump of a mango tree that is dead but a tree has grow out of its root. can I this tree to another location and transplant it. if so. then how
Making a Mini Hypertufa Garden especially for the fairies that hide in your garden; pick some tiny plants to go with it...
Finding your favorite Sedum plant is a challenge; there are so many to choose from; tall, short creeping, blue foliage, green with white flowers...
Hello, I live in Los Angeles, CA and am growing several succulents outdoors. They've been growing about 3 years and have been doing great. This morning
Styrofoam Planters - keep it out of the waste stream...
I have loads of marestail in my garden. I started trying to dig it up,then read that the roots are very deep. What is the best way to get it under control
Who would have guessed that Clematis species were so tough and reliable? They look as though a stiff breeze would break them into a million pieces...
Change the covenant of your Home Owners Association and get them to allow (happily and eagerly) Xeriscaping...
Hi I am wondering what this plant is doing! I don’t even know what kind of plant this is! It has been making that extra stem for months now! I thought
I purchased this string of pearls plant on March 17, 2022. It’s been in the same nursery pot since. It seems to be doing ok, but I’ve lost a good amount
Can you tell me what is wrong with my aglaonema? Over water? Underwater? I just repotted her from a department store, she is in mild indirect sunlight
Can you tell me why my Kerri Hoya is growing one long stem? It’s has been growing like this for months now.
Tips from the Horticulturist | How to Plant Sempervivum...
Make a Thyme Lawn, and take the summer off; no mowing, fertilizing or fuss with a great lawn alternative...
Sempervivum getting a little tired looking? Remaking your Hens and Chicks is easy to do and gives them a new lease on life...
In a garden in Santa Fe, NM , growing zone 6? For outdoor property beautification?
Sedum cuttings take a few tricks - here's How To Plant Sedum Cuttings...
Solstice - celebrate the longest day...
Pocket Gardens are jewel like focal points in your xeriscape garden; plant them with special plants...
Learn How to Grow Sempervivum, the hardy hens and chicks plants; tips and techniques for happy houseleeks
Make your own Succulent Sphere; globes or orbs planted with Sempervivum & succulents for a unique garden craft; simple to make and plant...
Use the Succulent Identification Chart to find your unknown succulents; puzzling over their names and how to care for them?
I am testing plants and am assuming the below are botanical expressions. Ph level was NV % of Ca0, N, P2, 05, K20, Mgo N = Nitrogen Mgo and the others
I have a plum tree that we planted last year and I am seeing the leaves curl on the tree. I have sprayed with soapy water...to no avail. What can I do
A Gravel Garden is more than just a pile of crushed granite, or river rock dumped into your garden; it's a living, breathing and constantly evolving entity...