Best Succulents For Low Light Conditions

succulents in low light conditions

Succulents are diverse plants that come in a variety of shapes, colors and sizes. There are rosette-shaped succulents (they literally grow like a rose), succulents with healing sap, flowering succulents, and more. They are popularly used to spruce up both the garden and the house. Succulents are some of the most low-maintenance plants as well. … Read more

DIY Succulent Ideas For The Holidays

succulents as christmas tree diy

Well, it’s that time of the year again. Streets lit up with pretty fairy lights and Christmas carols being sung everywhere! Holidays undoubtedly one of the most magical times of the year. But you know what can make it even better? More succulents! Yes, that’s right. You can incorporate your lovely green pals into your … Read more

Toxic and Safe Succulents For Cats, Dogs, and other Pets

cat around safe succulents

Can your furry friends and succulents live happily under the same roof? There are two concerns you’ve probably considered. First, what if your pet eats, or soils, or otherwise destroys your new succulent? Second, is it possible your succulent, if eaten by your pet, would cause them some harm? Well, some succulents are completely harmless … Read more

9 Reasons Your Succulents Are Dying

succulents are dying

So, your garden is a work in progress. You probably have some succulents, some cacti, and a few other plants. Variety is the spice of life but remember you can’t treat each plant the same. Succulents are mostly low-maintenance but simple mistakes, such as overwatering, are significant and can lead to the plant’s death. Luckily, … Read more

Common Succulents Bugs and Pests: Treatment and Control

getting rid of bugs and pests in succulents is easy

Do succulent attract bugs? Definitely! Anyone who has succulents knows they are bound to attract pests and bugs at one point or another. Despite maintaining optimal conditions for their growth such as proper sunlight, drainage, and even fertilizer, your succulents can still get infested. While some bugs are good for your plants, others are invasive … Read more

How to Propagate Succulents

propagating succulents is easy

The camels of the plant world, succulents store water in their leaves and stems and are extremely tough and drought-tolerant. Succulents are easy to care for, come in a variety of shapes, colors, and textures, and make a great household plant. Once you buy one, you’ll want more. The great news is that it’s very … Read more

How To Water Succulents

how often should you water succulents?

It’s not hard to see why succulents are a popular houseplant. They are beautiful, unique, versatile, and low maintenance. However, while succulents require less care than a typical plant, they are not indestructible. The trickiest part is often watering succulents. Overwatering can lead to root rot, while underwatering can lead to stunted growth and an early death. This quick guide will help you identify common watering mistakes … Read more

How To Fix Stretched (Etiolated) Succulents

stretched succulents

Is your succulent starting to stretch out? Is it a problem or the succulent is just doing one of those succulent things? Should you do something about your beloved plant growing tall, thin and leggy? Well, this is a phenomenon called etiolation. In layman terms, it means your succulent is not getting sufficient sunlight and you should do something … Read more