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Succulent Vocab: A to Z

“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: A to Z

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Over-Watered Succulents: Prevention, Identification, and Saving

Because desert plants still need water, just not as much as you think. We get it, you want to give your succulent all the love. It’s adorable, it makes you happy, and all it asks for in return is soil, water, light, and some extra nutrients every now and then. But water isn’t the way… Continue reading Over-Watered Succulents: Prevention, Identification, and Saving

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Opportunistic Growing, Dormancy, and What They Mean for Indoor Succulents

Opportunistic Growers How much water should I give my succulent? Does my succulent need to come inside in the winter? Do I need to fertilize my succulent? These common succulent care questions (and many more) can be answered by one simple sentence: “Succulents are opportunistic growers.” But what does that really mean? At the most… Continue reading Opportunistic Growing, Dormancy, and What They Mean for Indoor Succulents

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Succulent Pumpkin Planter: How to Make the Perfect Pumpculent

Pumpkin + Succulent = Pumpculent! In this fall themed DIY we show you how to plant your succulents into a super cute pumpkin. It’s called a pumpculent, and it’s straight up adorable.

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Repotting Succulents: A How-To

They grow up so fast, don’t they? Your succulent babies won’t stay babies forever. Eventually, they’ll outgrow their homes and need to be repotted, (the perfect opportunity for a little succulent + plant-parent bonding.) Get ready to roll up those sleeves and get your hands dirty, we’re here to answer all your repotting questions.  When’s… Continue reading Repotting Succulents: A How-To

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Autumn Checklist: Prepping for Seasonal Change

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 Checklist: Prepping for Seasonal Change

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60-Second Succulent Hanger DIY

So many succulents, so few windowsills. Time for some of your favorites to move on up in the world, literally! Hanging planters are an adorable and easy way to create more space for your succulents. This super easy, no-knot DIY is a great place to start if you’re short on time and those macrame DIY tutorials are a little too intimidating.

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Water Propagating Succulent Cuttings

Growing roots on a succulent cutting is one of the most important and exciting parts of succulent parenthood! You may have a succulent that’s grown too big and unwieldy, or one that’s taken a tragic tumble and snapped from its roots. OR you may have accidentally left your succulent where there wasn’t enough sunlight, and it s-t-r-e-t-c-h-e-d too tall to support itself. Whatever the reason, propagating in water is a fun alternative to soil propagation for those who want to see big results in minimal time. So, let’s jump right in!

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How to Master Group Potting and Succulent Arrangements

As your succulent collection grows you may want to move your #plantfam into a larger planter so they can all be together. But before you throw all your succulents in a pot together, there’s a few things to keep in mind…

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Movin’ Out: How to Take Indoor Succulents Outdoors for Summer

Summertime and the livin’ is easy, especially for your succulents! Since most are native to dry, desert climates, summer is their favorite time of year! Whether you’re looking to create the perfect outdoor succulent planter, or simply moving your potted babes to the porch outside, check out these tips before making the transition from indoor to outdoor plant.

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Mealybugs: How to Identify, Remove, and Prevent an Infestation

Those tiny white cotton-looking bugs on your succulent are mealybugs, and they’re nasty. Learn how to identify, remove, and prevent an infestation.

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Easy Succulent Macrame DIY

If you’re next-level-absolutely obsessed with succulents (like we are, no judgment), you’re probably pretty keen on finding fun ways to decorate with them. Check out this super simple tutorial for an adorable macrame succulent hanger.

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Succulents in the Office: A How-To

Succulents make for enviable desk decor, it’s just facts. Not only are these bbs colorful and cute additions to your office, they make the perfect sidekicks by…

· Cleansing the air by removing VOCs
· Preventing the spread of colds and flus
· Increasing productivity and attentiveness (For more info on that, click here )

There’s just one catch…

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Wine Cork Succulent Planter DIY

Put your succulents on display AND upcycle your wine corks. Simple, easy succulent decor for the win! These teeny little pieces of succulent decor are perfect on a dining table for some cute accents, hot glue a magnet on that succ-er and stick ’em to the fridge, or give them away as party favors! Check out these super simple instructions and you’ll never throw away another wine cork again. 

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What to Do With Your Succulents When You’re on Vacay

Your bags are packed. Your ticket’s on your phone. You downloaded 5 audiobooks (because you’re *definitely* not about to watch movies the whole plane ride). This vacation is going to crush because you’ve thought of everything! But what about all those plant babies you’re leaving behind? Will your succulents die while you’re gone?! Don’t stress. While succulents generally like being left alone anyway, there are a few things you can do to make sure they’ll be extra comfy while you’re away:

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Going Plastic-Free: New Packaging, Healthier Succulents, and a Greener Future

We believe it’s long overdue for businesses to operate with our earth and future generations in mind, and we’re ready to make a change. We are so proud to announce our new, 100% plastic-free packaging. It’s truly a change that’s bigger than us, bigger than our succulents. It’s a mission to walk this earth more gently and do our part for a brighter, greener future.

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Shedding (Sun)Light on Indoor Succulents

We’ve said it a hundred times before, and we’ll say it a hundred more: baby succulents need bright, indirect sunlight to thrive. But what does that mean, exactly? And how the heck do you pick the best spot in your house for your succulents? What if they burn?! Or stretch?! OR DIE?! If you’ve been panicking about making sure your succulents get the perfect amount of sunlight, you’re in the right place! Here’s the scoop:

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Misfit Succulents: How to Care for Your Succulent Weirdos

We’re in the land of the misfit succulents! The mangled, the ugly, the awkward, the discolored, the rootless, the callused, the mushy… we’re keeping the faith for ALL of ’em. Gather your weirdo succulents you keep giving that concerned look to, and listen up!⁣ ⁣

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Stem Snap: How to Grow a Succulent Without Roots

Sometimes your cat knocks your plants off the windowsill while staring into your eyes. Sometimes your postal worker dropkicks your Succulent Studios subscription box onto your stoop. And sometimes you have a super happy, healthy succulent with a few branches on it, and you want to make more of it! No matter the reason for your succulent not having roots (whether an in injury or intentional snip snip), the truth is this: succulents are just as alive with or without roots. In alive, in fact, that succulents without roots have a name: a succulent cutting. Here’s how to take your lil cutting and make sure it grows into a thriving, mature succulent!

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How to Heal Frostbitten Succulents

Whether your succulent box sat outside in freezing temps until you got home from work, or you woke up to find your porch succulents in a snow globe situation, it’s definitely possible to save frostbitten succulents! If the entire succulent is brown, limp, and mushy… you may want to plan its funeral. BUT, if there are still some healthy leaves, or even parts of healthy leaves with frostbitten tips, there’s hope!

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Succulent Grow Lights: Everything You Need to Know

Growing succulents indoors during the sun-shiny months of summer is a breeze, but what if you live in the Pacific Northwest in winter, where most days are cloudy? Or worse, the midwest, where your window panes are more likely covered in snow and frost than rays of sun? This is where grow lights come in!

When your little desert plants need more than a windowsill to continue growing and thriving, investing in a grow bulb is a cost-effective way to keep ’em happy no matter the weather outside.

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Planting Succulent Leaf Propagations

So, your hard work finally paid off! Your propagated succulent leaves have started sprouting leaves and rosettes! Now, on to the most important part: planting those new rosettes so they can grow big and strong.   Here’s the scoop: • 🌵 After your propagated leaf has grown a new rosette and roots, you will eventually… Continue reading Planting Succulent Leaf Propagations

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7 Quick, Practical Tips to Help Holiday Burnout

Happy Winter Solstice! For those of you feeling the holiday panic, winter blues, or some rollercoaster ride of both, we put together seven of our favorite super practical and easy ways to power through. You got this!

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Help! What’s Wrong With My Succulent?

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!

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Succulents 101: A Handy Guide for Beginners

Maybe it’s your first crack at plant parenthood, maybe you’re just getting started with succulents. Regardless, here’s our crash course for beginners! 

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Step-by-Step Succulent Propagation Guide

How to Propagate Succulent Leaves and Cuttings: No matter what stage of the propagation journey you’re in, we’ve got you covered. Let’s start with the basics!

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How to Revive Your Busted Succulents

Every once in a great while, the sheer joy of opening your Succulent Studios subscription box may be suddenly replaced with the sheer terror of seeing your new plants in a sad, broken state. When this happens, do not hesitate in reaching out to us so we can make good on our 100% satisfaction guarantee. But as for your busted succulents, don’t lose hope! Here’s how to fix ’em.

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5 Gorgeous, Simple Ways to Decorate with Succulents

Here’s our list on top ways to display all those adorable baby succulents that show up on your doorstep every month.

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DIY Succulent Wreath

Succulents are adorning just about everything these days — from wedding bouquets to bracelets, necklaces, and rings, these little desert plants are the real MVPs of modern style. In this tutorial, we’re taking it up a notch and showing you how to create your own overloaded succulent wreath to give your front door a serious upgrade that will last year-round!

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November Succulents: Healing Guide

November succulents are coming in hot… sometimes too hot! For any succulent that arrives a little worse for the wear, have no fear. November succulents are particularly resilient and propagation pros!

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Pumpkin Succulent Garden DIY

This Pumpkin Succulent Garden DIY is the perfect addition to your pumpkin patch plans this weekend (it’s okay, we know that’s an activity you can’t miss). It takes less than an hour, you only need a few supplies, and it lasts as long as your pumpkin does!

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Grow Block 101: The Foam Stuff Around Your Succulents

You may receive a succulent and notice there’s a little more than just dirt in that soil! The green, foamy looking substance is called grow block!

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Succulent Fertilization Facts: Why It Matters & How To Do It

Go from plant newbie to plant pro by giving your succulents an extra power-up!
One of the best ways to give your succulents a boost is by using a little natural fertilizer. We chatted with our Chief Farmer at the Succulent Studios Nursery and got his top tips for keeping your succulent babies happy, healthy, and growing strong!

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October Recovery Guide

Trick: Your postal worker got rough with your succulents and they arrived a little busted…

Treat: Here’s a quick fix to salvage them!

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Succulent Potting 101: How To Safely Pot Your Succulents

While your Succulent Studios bbs will be totally happy and healthy in their original black pots, we know there’s nothing like stumbling upon the perfect pot to spruce up your space!

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Autumn Succulent Planter

You are going to ‘Fall’ in love with this beautiful autumnal succulent planter box! Check out this quick and easy DIY autumn succulent planter, sure to give your space that extra cozy touch.   Quick. Easy. Adorable. Here’s how to recreate these stunning succulent centerpieces! What you’ll need: Succulent Studio subscription box Wooden planter (we… Continue reading Autumn Succulent Planter

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Caring for Succulents in Winter

Did you know that succulents hibernate? While they don’t crawl into a cave for months at a time, your desert plants will either slow or stop their growing and require little to no water at all. Here’s how best to care for your succulents during the shorter days and colder months!

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September Succulent Salvation

We know the level of disappointment that comes with receiving broken or busted succulents in your box. But after peeping this video below, you might secretly hope your babies get a little roughed up along the way!

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Succulent Zen Garden DIY

Just as stress is a natural part of life, so is de-stressing! We created a little succulent zen-scape to provide a much-needed mental break on even the most hectic of days.

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How To Water Your Succulents Without Killing Them: The Complete Guide

“Succulents are so easy, you barely have to water them!” While we’d be the first to tell you how low maintenance succulents are, these desert plants still need water – in moderation, of course! Read on for our Do’s and Don’t’s on watering!

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Succulent Cutting Crate

Get your cuttings ready! We’re about to get lost in the moss 🌿

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Are Succulents Poisonous to Pets?

Discover Which Succulents to Avoid if You Have a Dog or Cat Each month, we send two unique succulents to all our amazing subscribers, many of whom are also pet owners. Being both a plant and pet parent is a huge responsibility, and we want to help make sure your pets are safe and happy.… Continue reading Are Succulents Poisonous to Pets?

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5 Tried and True Tricks to Keep Cats and Dogs Away From Your Succulents

Sometimes our pets make it downright impossible to balance pet parenthood with plant parenthood, but we’re not about to throw in the towel and sacrifice our succulents! We asked our subscribers for ways of keeping their furry friends away from their succulents, and boy did we get some amazing advice! 5 Tips for Keeping Pets… Continue reading 5 Tried and True Tricks to Keep Cats and Dogs Away From Your Succulents

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5 Simple Tricks to Giving Your Succulents Their Best Life

Because nothing succs more than losing a succulent 🌱

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Healing the Mind and Body: A Case for Succulents in the Home, Classroom, & Beyond

How plants can increase productivity, ease anxiety, boost memory, and so much more

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11 Times Our Comment Section Went All the Way Off

“Get behind me, Satan.”

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Unicorn Succulent Planter DIY

Just in case your succulents weren’t already magical af 🦄

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Ombré Succulent Pot DIY

Terra-cotta pot glow up 👑

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Vinyl Decal Succulent Pot

Just imagine all the memes… 🤪

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Marble Succulent Pot DIY

If you’re not hammering drainage holes into your recycled cans for your succulents, what are you even doing?

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How To Revive Your Busted Succulents

Every once in a great while, the sheer joy of opening your Succulent Studios subscription box may be suddenly replaced with the sheer terror of seeing your new plants in a sad, broken state. When this happens, do not hesitate in reaching out to us so we can make good on our 100% satisfaction guarantee. As for your busted succulents, there’s hope!

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Succulent Studios Unboxing + Repotting

Step-by-step instructions for unboxing and repotting your new bb succulents!

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5 Common Houseplants Toxic to Children and Pets

Hide yo kids, hide yo pets! Okay, not really. Definitely hide plants, not your child or pet! We get a lot of questions from folks asking about whether or not our succulents are poisonous to their pets. The succulents we grow and ship are usually not poisonous to pets or humans, but we do suggest keeping… Continue reading 5 Common Houseplants Toxic to Children and Pets

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7 Convincing Arguments for Why You Need Succulent Studios

Succulent Studios subscribers have been the realest since day one when it comes to keeping our Facebook page poppin’ with endless comments and reviews. Some heartwarming, some downright entertaining… check ’em out!

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