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 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

Pruning and Trimming Succulents

trimming and pruning succulents

Generally, succulents are easy to maintain — give them sunlight and occasional watering and they’re good to go. Plus, they are pleasing to the eye and come in lots of shapes, textures, and colors, making them a fun, easy-to-care-for household plant. But this doesn’t mean you don’t need to trim or prune your succulents from … Read more

A Complete Guide To Repotting Succulents

a complete guide to repotting succulents

Most people overlook one of the most important aspects of gardening — repotting. Well, to be honest, everything is important when it comes to gardening. But repotting remains one of the most neglected activities. An amateur gardener says, “this succulent looks good to me, probably does not need any repotting.” The professional knows that not … Read more