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Mother of Thousands
Some plants are so strange looking they just beg to be taken home. Mother of Thousands is one of those plants. But be careful where you put it, or you may have thousands of plants!
Cacti and succulents don't have many enemies, but one annoying pest is the mealybug. When you find those telltale wisps of cottony material, there are steps you can take to save your plant.
Making Your Own Succulent Potting Mix
Are you ready to venture forth beyond the world of bagged cacti and succulent potting mixes? Mixing your own gives you control over weight and drainage.
Living Succulent Wreaths
Wreaths aren't just for Christmas anymore. A living succulent wreath can be an attractive addition to your garden. If you make it yourself it can be quite affordable.
Living Stones, Split Rocks, and Baby Toes
Succulents that look like stones or rocks? These fascinating plants are easier to grow that their exotic looks would lead you to believe. Be stingy with water!
Jade plants are grown in homes around the globe. Even if you have a black thumb, you may find success with this plant.
A holiday cactus is a popular gift plant. A spine-free cactus with colorful flowers that can last many years - what's not to love?
Hardy Succulents - Book Review
If you live in a colder climate, don't give up on growing succulents. This book details the many succulents the author successfully grows in Colorado. Some can even survive zone three temperatures.
If you've run out of room for more flowerpots, try hanging pots. Using recycled plastic bottles cuts the cost to almost nothing.
Growing Cacti Indoors
It is possible to grow cacti indoors - give your plant a sunny location, fast-draining soil and just the right amount of water.
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