Even the biggest succulent fanatics can mix up the echeveria, sempervivum, and aeonium succulents! These bbs all belong to the Crassulaceae family, giving them similar colors and shapes. However, when you take a closer look at the details you can easily determine which bb you are dealing with. Echeveria These Mexico and South America natives… Continue reading Identifying Various Succulents
Rosette is a word to characterize the shape of a succulent and how it grows. This type of succ will have leaves that radiate from a center stalk either at ground level or close to ground level. The plant world uses the term “rosette” because the pattern formed by the leaves resembles how rose petals… Continue reading Understanding a “Rosette” Succulent
Distinguishing the difference between aloe and agave can be tough! These two beautiful plants have very similar looks, but with more attention to detail, you can learn how to tell these two beauties apart and properly care for them. The similar look of these plants is because they are both native to hot and dry… Continue reading Aloe vs Agave: How Are They Different?
Your monthly plant bbs are going to look a little different in the future! We are beginning to send out “Bare Root Succulents”. There are plenty of benefits to shipping succulents using this method including a cleaner box-opening for you and keeping succs healthy during their transportation. Let’s be frank, shipping succulents ALL over the… Continue reading Bare Root Succulents
String succulents are growing more and more popular! It seems like every Instagram plant influencer has shelves covered with adorable stringy succs and Pinterest boards are full of these draping darlings. Here’s what you need to know before scooping up your own! What is a string succulent? These bbs are exactly like their name! A… Continue reading String Me Along; Caring for String Succulents
Have you mastered propagating succulents and want to move on to growing succulents from seeds? Then you’re in the right place. The satisfaction of growing new bbs from a teeny tiny seed is so rewarding. Plus, it’s one of the cheapest ways to expand your succ collection. This method will require a lot of patience… Continue reading All in One Guide to Planting Succulent Seeds
Goodbye summer, Hello fall… Time to put away the flip-flops and break out those boots and chunky sweaters, fall has arrived! If you live somewhere where the change in seasons means a drop in temperature and daylight hours, you’ve got a little succulent garden prep work to do. So, we went ahead made a handy… Continue reading Autumn Cheat Sheet: Prepping for Seasonal Change
For succulent newbies, it can be difficult to get a good read on the health of your plant. Here are our top ‘red flags’ that something is off, along with a few common indications of health and new growth! If anything seems out of the ordinary for your plant babes, read on!
“What the *bleep* does that mean?” We throw a lot of technical terms around when we’re yammering on about our beloved succulents, and if you’re new to plant parenthood, you may have no idea what we’re talking about. (Etiolation, what now?) That’s why we’re rounding up all the terminology you need to know to trick… Continue reading Succulent Vocab Cheat Sheet
Your garden is not meant to be a snack! If you live in a region where deer are a problem, you’ve probably experienced the disappointment of coming outside to chomped-off blooms and stalks. Save yourself the headache by selecting plants that deer won’t want to munch on. We cannot promise that your garden will be… Continue reading Deer-Resistant Plants for Your Garden