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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I have this string of pearls (Senecio rowleyanus) inside of a glass bauble and I wanted to cut in between each rooted node to spawn new shoots off each
Hi there, I bought this succulent from a local garden center and forgot its name. can you please help me identify? I'm attaching a photo of it.
Propagation of a succulent, start to finish
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
The bottom leaves have curled under. I removed it from the dirt to dry and am wondering if the bottom leaves will recover or should they be removed from
I discovered these at my moms recently, I believe they were originally green! I’ve been told they are possibly a haworthia succulent? Is there any way
Hello Jackie, a couple of ranunculi i planted late in october(zone 11) are starting to grow leaves,i keep them outside lots of light with no direct sunlight
A few days ago I repotted my dieffenbachia plant from a 8inch pot with succulent soil into a 10 inch pot with indoor plant soil and started to notice the
I bought these variegated string of hearts leaves from a seller on Etsy and I cannot find anywhere a way to propagate them. This seller says she´s done
Crossandra, or Firecracker Flower
My Mother of Thousands developed thin white spots on the leaves that would dry and flake. Thinking it was a pest I sprayed my pretty with neem oil and
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I inherited this tree from my grandparents. I was told it is a Chinese Hibiscus/Chinese Rose Bush. It was down in a basement for years near a window and
I have a succulent that’s growing upwards and can’t support itself, the bottom leaves are dropping off as well. Can you help me all? Do you know how I
My agaves are turning white and dying. What is it and how do I fix it? Thanks
1) When you first plant them, how often do you water them ? 2) When do you consider them Established ? 3) we are in zone 5, Wisconsin
Hi! My beautiful monstera has been developing these brown areas in 4 of their leaves. I recall noticing that they were like this when they arrived, but
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Hello, Do you have any idea what might be going on with my bird of paradise? It looks healthy (is giant, and always growing new leaves), but the appearance
Hi Jacki, I have a small Lilac Mist on my desk at work and she has began to grow up and now leaning. Is this normal? How do I keep her from leaning to
Its been 3 months my peace lily is not growing new leaves, even after giving adequate sunlight and water. I changed the soil 10 days ago and still don't
Your Weed-free Xeriscaping begins with the preparation of the soil; barring that, mulch, mulch, mulch...
Keeping your junk out of the landfill is one way to celebrate Earth Day; what will you do to celebrate?
Growing an Avocado exposed root Bonsai from seed
Use the Succulent Identification Chart to find your unknown succulents; puzzling over their names and how to care for them?
It's About Blooming Time - spring is here, and gardening may commence; if your winter was unbearably long, you'll enjoy this...
Hi, please help to identify these 2 plants. From my search I have narrowed down on Echiveria haagai and Echiveria sedoides. But, looking for expert opinion.
Euphorbia; strange, dangerous succulents; spiny, contorted and crested, these interesting and unique plants are surprisingly easy to grow; but watch out for their poisonous sap
A succulent struggling to survive
Solarization uses the power of the sun to sterilize soil and prepare it for planting; how do you do it? Find out here how to prevent weeds and pathogens with a simple technique...
Learn all about how to successfully overwinter your succulent plants with the Winterizing Succulents E-Course...
Planting Wildflowers in your garden gives you the opportunity of growing and enjoying some of the most drought tolerant perennial and annual plants...
Lots of people in Eastern Ontario have started growing wildflowers. I was thinking of doing the same as I figured that if they can survive in the wild,
I am new to South West Florida and know that plants are different here. My boyfriend has an avocado tree that is quite old and very tall, over 15 feet.
I was wondering if you could give me some advice about what I could plant on my mom and dad's grave that doesn't get real high of say about four to six
Hey Jacki, Here it is ... my natural light west facing succulent stem propagation attempt. Wish me luck and let me know what I should be looking for
Hi! I have this beautiful 2m tall fiddle leave fig in my bedroom. It’s been here for approx 3 months after purchasing second hand. It sits in the corner
Kalanchoe daigremontiana is the Maternity Plant or Mother of Thousands; bearing live young on the edges of the leaves is not a common trait
How to Know When to Repot - An Illustrated Guide; Directions and Tips...
Sempervivum are hardy succulents that will take your breath away with their beauty, texture and color
Hi Jacki! My boyfriend picked up these Yucca Cane plants from a facebook marketplace seller two days ago for a GREAT price - we were so pumped to get
I accidentally gently scratched with my nail the growing point of my rhaphidophora tetrasperma cutting and now I’m scared it might never branch! Help!!
Hi! I have a old scindapsus aureus. However, after some time where parts of the plant were kept away from sunlight, leaves started to turn yellow and
Good morning, I have a pothos in this small pot and I want to change the soil for a more aerated one. Can I just remove the soil from the roots and change
Hello! I want to repot some of my aroids in the next days and I want to provide the best soil possible. I’ve been making my research online and I have
How To Know When To Water Succulents | A Guest Post
I’m in Oceanside California. My paddle plant is about 2 yrs old. It seems to be developing spots and I have no idea why. Can you take a look and tell me
I live in San Francisco, zone 10. I have 2 problems. I have 2 paddle plants which I placed indoor south facing. They were doing great, then one with leaves
Sedum album 'Faro Form' is one of my all time favorites, equally at home in a garden bed, a miniature landscape, or in tiny containers like hypertufa pinch pots.